YO! Just lettin' ya know that this event occurred in the past. So don't go planning your day around this one.


Sat Sep 30 2017
10:25 AM - 5:00 PM


Stone Park
Des Moines, IA

WHO Cycling Team


Results are up!  USA Cycling

After a 2 year hiatus, Capital City Cross was back for good times! Thanks to OSKAR BLUES BREWERY for powering the event with prizes, flags and banners!  The course was as fast as the heckling this year!

Heckler's Hill  aka the "brae" used some new real estate at the top which make spectating a 360 degree experience. This seemed like the place to be as you could see the entire course, be up-and-close to the barrier action, see the slow trod along the top as well as the fast descent to the East.

CX Men Cat 1/2/3
1st James Cochran - Rule#5 Nick's Cycling/ MennenPlumbing
2nd Joe Peterson -  Rasmussen Bike Shop
3rd Brian West -  Above and Beyond Cancer p/b Scheels

CX Women Cat 1/2/3
1st Emily Hoesly - Zealous Racing
2nd Kathryn Goffin - Iowa City

All results

132 racers
10 categories
7 races

Our friends at Goosetown Racing gave an overview of BIKEIOWA's Capital City Cross. READ IT

THANKS to the BIKEIOWA Race Team for setting up, the officials, the racers and ALL the volunteers who helped with course repair and tear-down!



Distance - This is a timed event


PLEASE join us at Stone Park in Des Moines for one of the races that help launched the Central Iowa Cyclocross scene.


Saturday, October 30th - Races start at 10:25 am with the last race ending at 5:00 pm.

Come out and enjoy a spectator-friendly venue only a few minutes South of downtown Des Moines.


The Cycling Team knows how to put on fun and exciting events and this one will be no different. Look for tons of great vantage points to cheer on your favorite racers or just chill and watch the action.

Beginner Friendly
Have not raced before? This is a perfect place to see if you like cross. Show up early to get a little practice. This is your chance to try it out!

You don't even need a special bike! All you need is: Two wheels, A brake on each wheel, a Freewheel, and handlebar ends that do not point forwards or up. Mountain bikes work great!

There is a playground on the East end of Stone Park.

This race is SUPER SPECTATOR Friendly!!
If you have never been to a cyclocross race, you are missing out! There is action everywhere and you can watch the race from several vantage points! Kick back for an afternoon and watch cyclocross! Bring lawn chairs and park yourself, or check out the whole course.

Facilities are limited. Bring you own water. There will be two Kybos onsite. There are convenience stores and restaurants 3-5 minutes away if you need last minute supplies.

There is plenty of parking off SE Fulton Drive. PLEASE DO NOT park at Community Center on East Side. They want that parking left open for those using the Community Center.

Post-Race Party

From out of town?
You are so close to downtown Des Moines where there are plenty of great restaurants and hotels to spend the weekend.

Venue Directions
From I-235
  • Get off on 3rd Street.
  • Go south through downtown Des Moines.
  • 3rd turns into SW 3rd and merges with
  • SW 2nd near Principal Park (IA Cubs baseball field)
  • Continue on SW 2nd and take a left on E. Fulton Drive.
  • Go less than 2 blocks and the street ends at Stone Park


Stone Park

2100 SE 5th St
Des Moines, IA 50315-1552


The course will be marked and open for pre-riding by 9:30 am.

Plan on flats, hills, switch-backs, park roads, downhills, run-ups, barriers and much more! Everything you'd expect in a Cyclocross race!


Check out Tobin Bennett's video of the 2011 Master 35+/45+ race

Capital City Cross 2011 Day 1 from Tobin Bennett on Vimeo.


Registration is OPEN via USA Cycling


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