Course: All courses will consist of a mix of single track, double track and fire road typical of that found at Wawayanda State Park. Wooden and Rock Bridges, Easy and Technical, Rock and Flower Gardens, beautiful hemlock forests and scenic wetlands.
Map will be posted when final course is set. This may not be until a week or two before the race.
Course map: on STRAVA for 2018. Start & Finish at the Furnace.
Race Day Details:
Racer check-in & Registration
8:00 - 9:30 AM
Racer meeting (MANDATORY)
Race start - 50K
Race start - 25K
Racers shall complete the entire event, and complete it on
the same bicycle upon which the event was begun.
All repairs during the event shall be performed by the
individual racer only. No outside help or assistance is
All spare parts and tools shall be carried by the individual
racer (cannibalizing other bikes is not permitted).
Racers riding bikes have the right of way over racers walking
bikes. BUT, YOU MUST WARN RACERS THAT YOU ARE APPROACHING THEM
AND STATE WHICH SIDE YOU ARE ABOUT TO PASS THEM ON. When
practical, bikers walking bikes should stay on the least
redeemable section of the course, when being passed.
Short-cutting and/or cutting trail switchbacks shall result
Unsportsmanlike behavior and/or the use of profane language
are grounds for warning, relegation, or disqualification. The
penalty imposed shall be determined by the race director.
All local laws, rules and ordinances shall be observed during
the participation in the Iron Furnace 50/25K event.
Protests can be made by any registered participant of the
Iron Furnace 50/25K. The participant shall file the protest in writing
with the Race Director or race official if the RD is not
available. The protest period is immediately following the race
and up to 15 minutes following the posting of the complete
results for his/her class.
The Iron Furnace 50/25K Race Director will make the final decision
regarding any occurrence during the event.
No headphones or other devices that may prevent you from
hearing cars, mt bikers, runners, etc. will be permitted while
participating in this event.
Bicycles used in competition must be propelled solely by the rider's legs, no electric bikes or peddle assist bicycles.
Directions: From I-287 & NJ Rt. 23, take Route 23 North. Follow Union
Valley Road to Stop sign. Go straight at the Stop sign. (this is
still Union Valley Road) At the second traffic light turn left.
Go past Camp Hope and bear left onto White Road. Go to top of
hill and go left onto Warwick Turnpike. Follow Warwick Turnpike
to the Park (approx 6 miles). Please Park at Beach lot. Sign-in/numbers and Awards at the Furnace.