2017 SPROUTE 8-Hour Adventure Race

8 Hour Standard Course Info
For all of you who have been training all winter and are ready to rock, SBB Racing is bringing back an old favorite; the Spring-Route (or SPROUTE) Adventure Race. SBB Racing will be hosting the SPROUTE Adventure Race on Sat April 8th, 2017. The SPROUTE is a USARA Qualifier race and will feature an 8-hr Standard Rogaine style AR course with lots of options for those who have been AR racing awhile. Come join us for the best way to start your 2017 race season!

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The race is complete with Mtn Biking on roads, trails and some fast, sweet Single Track, a Paddle-O and Navigation style Orienteering, including some bushwhacking CPs. The race will feature Cash Prizes for top finisher Team(s), lots of SWAG raffle prizes for everyone, hot homemade post-race food, and FREE post-race massages for all (What a way to finish a race)! If you’d like help locating a teammate, we are here to help you, just ask!

Estimated Distances:

  • 8 Hours (35-40 Total Miles) – Going to every CP


  • $80 a person thru December 31st, 2016
  • $100 a person Jan 1st thru Feb 28th, 2017
  • $120 a person after March 1st, 2017


  • Soloist
  • Two-Person
  • Three-Person
  • Four-Person


  • Mountain biking
  • Paddling
  • Orienteering Navigation


  • Maps will consist of Topo Maps (1:24K and 1:10K) as well as Park Maps

ALL Racers Receive:

  • Great Topo Map(s)
  • Custom T-Shirts
  • Lots of SWAG Prizes
  • Homemade Post-Race Food
  • Great Time

Driving Times:

  • 45-60 min from Richmond, VA
  • 2:15 min from D.C.
  • 2:45 from Raleigh, NC

Event Details

Date: April 08, 2017

Start time: 08:00 a.m.

End time: 04:00 p.m.

Venue: York River State Park - Williamsburg, VA

Directions: 9801 York River Park Rd Williamsburg, VA 23188

Phone: 757-289-6624

Email: mark@sbbracing.com


As this is a USARA Qualifier race, during packet pickup all team members must be present, all forms must be completed for each team member, and Insurance fees must be paid for USARA membership. USARA forms will be available at Registration for all team members. USARA fees of $8 for a one-day race membership, $35 for yearly membership, or proof of USARA membership are required and can be paid at packet pickup.

Boats Rentals

There will be some boat Rentals available through the Park System. If you are interested in renting a boat, please contact mark@sbbracing.com and let him know you want to be placed on the Boat Rental List. Park Pricing will apply.


HOTELS: Econo Lodge PotteryHoward Johnson InnSuper 8 Williamsburg PotteryHoliday Inn Express Williamsburg NorthAmerica’s Best Value InnGreat Wolf Lodge – Williamsburg, VA

CAMPGROUNDS: Williamsburg KOAColonial Campground – Williamsburg, VA


Adventure Racing cannot go on without a great Volunteer staff. If any racer’s friends or family members are interested in volunteering while you race, please fill out the Volunteer Form and send to mark@sbbracing.com. They can work as little or as much as they would like. You will earn valuable discounts on Race Entry for future SBB Racing races that they can use or gift to anyone they choose.


8 Hour Course Schedule:

  • 6:00 AM – Boat Drop Opens
  • 6:30 AM – Bike Drop Opens
  • 6:45 AM – Race Packet Pickup Opens
  • 7:15 AM – Team Pre-race Brief & Questions
  • 7:45 AM – Team Captains Final Brief & Prologue Info (Mandatory)
  • 8:00 AM – Race START
  • 3:30-5:00 – Post-race food and awards ceremony