9/14/12

Race Information

2017 was the final Miller Chill!

In 2018 Miller Chill is combining efforts with the Furrow Euro CX race. Furrow will take over the Miller Chill race weekend and be the final race in the H.I.C.X. series. Thanks again to all Miller Chill volunteers, sponsors, and participants!


2016 Cat 5 race (video courtesy of Kenneth Helms)


2017 Heart of Illinois Cyclocross (HICX) Series
9/17 Patriot, Rantoul
10/7 Mongo Cross, Pekin

10/14 Pumpkin Hop, Beardstown
11/4 Wildlife Spook CX, Hanna City
 

11/18 FurrowEuro, El Paso  
11/26 Gobble Cross, Peoria
12/10 Miller Chill, Bloomington

Race Results 
2017 Race Results
2012 Race Results  

Past Race Media   


 Categories & Start Times  
Time
Category
Length
Prizes
10:00am
Cat 3/4 presented by Bloomington Sports Commission
40 min.
$30, $25, $20
11:00am
Cat 5 presented by RST Rentals
40 min.
Awards
12:00pm
Masters 40+ and Cat 1/2
presented by Kulb, Chalian and Leak Urology
50 min.
Masters $30, $25, $20 
Cat 1/2 $50, $40, $30
1:00pm
Women 1/2/3, Women 4/5, Juniors (9-18) presented by Vitesse Cycle
40 min.
1/2/3 $50, $40, $30
Women 4/5 and Juniors, Awards
2:00pm
Open and Fat Bike presented by Bloomington Cycle and Fitness
40 min.
Open $30, $25, $20
Fat bike, $30, $25, $20

Registration
Online registration closes Friday, December 8th at 10am.  Onsite registration will be available. All races $30 pre-registered, $35 day of registration (registration closes 1 hour before each race).  Second race $10. First-time cyclocross racers can participate for 1/2 price ($15 pre-registered only) thanks to a sponsorship from RST Rentals.  First-timers use code "RSTRENTALS" for discount.  Juniors race for free. A USA Cycling license is required for all events. One day licenses are available during registration.  Mountain bikes (without bar ends) are welcome in all races. Register Through USA Cycling Here! 


Course Details
This is a classic course with all the standard cyclocross elements: stone bridge flyover, sandy beach crossing, some hills, some pavement and barriers. A map of the course can be found here.
 

Race Location
Miller Park 1020 South Morris Avenue Bloomington, IL 61701  

Volunteers Needed!
Every race takes a ton of behind-the-scenes work from volunteers.  We are trying to recruit enough volunteers for staggered shifts so that people can both race and volunteer. Sign up here: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090f49aaa72fa31-miller4


Sponsorship
Interested in race sponsorship opportunities?  Click Here!  

Bring the Whole Family!
The Miller Park Zoo is literally right next to the race course.  The zoo is open 9:30-4:30pm. For more details click here!  

Lodging
Comfort Inn and Suites in Normal offers Miller Chill racers a special rate of $89.00 per night for those traveling from out of town. You must call them to make a reservation and get this rate: (309) 452-8588.  

Parking
Some race day parking is available immediately north of the Miller Park Pavilion (Start/Finish is also near the pavilion). Zoo parking lot and street parking can also be used. See map for more details.
Classic Flyover!
We gots sand!


 Keep CX weird, courtesy of Dan Boser and Robert Clark!

 Santa Gann Claus, photo courtesy of Robert Clark
Second bridge leading into Forest Park.  We can only hope for great cross conditions like this! Special thanks to local photographer Charlie Whelton for use of this pic!
Contact Race Promoter: Chris Sweet christopherasweet@hotmail.com