The Iceman 500 is an annual snowmobile race that takes place in Balsam Lake, Wisconsin. It is one of the most popular snowmobile races in the Midwest and is known for its challenging course, which features some of the toughest terrain in the region. The race draws snowmobiles from across the Midwest, including Michigan and even Canada. The course features a variety of elements, including tight corners, hills, mud, and more. Racers are challenged to maneuver their snowmobiles over the rolling terrain, while also achieving top speeds. The race typically lasts between three and five hours.