Sandy Bottom Scramble

Race Date:  August 25, 2013

Round:  9

Location:  Penhook, VA

Street Address:  1470 Danville Tpke. Penhook VA, 24137

Promoting Organization: 

GPS Coordinates:  36.898795,-79.650268

Promoter Contact:  Don Palmer

Promoter Email: 

Promoter Phone:  (540) 576-2038 

Website/ Link(s):  

Gate Times:  
  • Friday - 6:00 to 9:00 PM
  • Saturday - 11:00 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Sunday - opens at 6:30 AM
Gate Fee:  $5.00 per person (5 & under free) 
Sign-up Times:
  • Saturday - 2:00 to 4:00 PM
  • Sunday - 7:00 AM to 1:15 PM
  • Friday & Saturday - $15 per vehicle
  • Saturday - $10 per vehicle


Other Information:   




Saturday practice



Pit riding (to starting line only)





Campfires allowed (depending on weather conditions)


MX track



Golf carts allowed (only with permission from the promoter)


4-wheelers allowed (only for medical reasons, with written permission)



Alcohol allowed



Pets (must be on a leash at all times)


Please call or email a week ahead of the race to request permission for golf carts & 4wheelers

Directions:  (GPS coordinates and street address above are approximations, please follow arrows.) 

    FROM ROUTE 29:  Take Route 40 West, turn left onto Snow Creek Road. (890), turn left onto Hatchett Road, then left onto Danville Tpke. Go left for about a mile, and the entrance will be located on the left side of the road.

FROM ROCKY MOUNT:  Take RT 40 East to Penhook, turn right on Snow Creek Road, then turn left onto Hatchet Road. Next turn left onto Danville Turnpike, the race will be on the left.

FROM MARTINSVILLE:  Take Figsboro Road (108) which will turn into Snow Creek Road. Then turn right on Danville Turnpike, go 1.5 miles to the race which will be on the left.

  *** DO NOT PARK OVERNIGHT ON DANVILLE TURNPIKE - Troopers patrol frequently!


Menu/Food Available:  

  • Saturday - 

The Cool Springs Christian Church youth group will be selling lunch from 11:00-1:00 on Saturday. They will have a combo consisting of a hotdog, chips, drink, and dessert for $3.00.

They will also be doing dinner, plates will contain:
Spaghetti dinner with salad, bread, and dessert for $7.00.

You may call (540)576-2038 to place your order, place your order at the gate when you come in, or place your order with the youth group at lunch. Plates may be picked up at the gate at 5:30 p.m.
(The youth group will be set up at the gate, however Sunday's concessions will be in their normal location)


  • Sunday - Concessions on Sunday at the Sandy Bottom Scramble will be provided by the Relay for Life of Franklin County.



Link to Google Map


Link to Local Weather  



Hampton Inn Gretna

200 McBride Lane
Gretna, Virginia, USA 24557


Comfort Inn, Super 8

1730 North Main St. 

Rocky Mount, VA 24151



Budget Host Inn 

18059 Virgil Goode Hwy (Rt 220S) 

Rocky Mount, VA

Holiday Inn Express 

395 Old Franklin Tpke. (Rt. 40) 

Rocky Mount, VA


Other Events/Activities/Games:    

Sandy Bottom Scramble Strider Bike Race

The Sandy Bottom Scramble will be hosting a Strider Bike Race on Saturday August 24, 2013 for children 5 & under. The race will take place in the starting area beginning at 5:00 P.M. Please arrive at least 15 minutes early to get lined up & get your number plate.

Each racer will receive a laminated number plate to attach to their bike. They can choose between green, orange, pink, yellow, red, & blue.
Helmet & shoes are REQUIRED for any child participating. A parent or guardian must be present while racing. There will be a $3 participation fee & trophies will be awarded.

To download the Strider Bike Race registration form please click on the Sandy Bottom Scramble website link below & open the Strider Bike Registration form at the bottom of the page.

Registration needs to be turned in by August 18, 2013.
Please email or fax in this completed form.
Fax #: (540) 489-4576