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Race takes place in a beautiful urban park shaded by trees. Paved start/finish with rolling, twisty grasssections through a mix of grass, pavement, dirt and long sand sections. The course will travel up and down the park picnicand dirt roads, there will be one double barrier set, a challenging stairs section. Each lap is approx. 2.5km in length. Racesare timed circuits on the course based on the leader of each race wave. All races finish on the lap of the wave leader.
Online registration is available via BIKEREG.COM Series discount passes available.Go to
Race Day registration opens at 7:00AM
Race registration closes 20 minutes prior to each wave start.RULES:
This event is permitted and sanctioned by North American Bicycle Racing Association
. All NABRA rulesapply. Event will be held rain or shine. No refunds. Bicycle and wheel changes are allowed in the designated pit areas only.Helmets are required at all times while on the bike. Water feeds are allowed during the race in designated area only whenapproved by race official. Cyclocross or hard tail mountain bikes (without bar ends) are best for handling the course andobstacles. Mountain Bike pedals and shoes are best or flat pedals. This event is held under NABRA Cycling Permit. 2013NABRA rules apply.
Warming up on the Course
Once the last rider has crossed the line in the current active wave, therace officials will allow riders to “pre-ride” the course to become familiar with route and obstacles. Please enter the coursepast the finish line and do not pass or enter in front of riders who are still racing on the course. As in the past, while pre-riding do not cross the finish line while the timing system is running and do not pass active racers on course. There willalways be enough time to complete one lap before the next race starts. Once the next race has started, warming up on thecourse is not allowed.
Senior (over 18 years of age as of 12.31.2014) and Masters categories may be listed by ability as well asage. Ability categories are as follows:
A (CX Cat 1-4)
is the fastest group out there – also might be called expert, elite. Highly competitive – if you aren’t anexperienced racer (in cyclocross or another discipline) this is likely not the group for you.
B (CX Cat 3-5)
is the intermediate group – faster and more experienced than “C” riders but not at “A” pace yet.
C (CX Cat 4-5)
is the beginner group – new racers or first time racers should usually start here and move to “B” whencomfortable.
SoCalCross discourages sandbagging.
Please upgrade to the higher category when qualified. USA Cycling does notrecognize ABR or NABRA USCX sanctioned events for CX category upgrades or USAC national ranking points.
CYCLOCROSS RACING AGE
: A rider’s racing age for the 2013-14 Cyclocross Season is the 'racing age' the year in whichthe CX World Championships take place which is February, 2014. Basically your racing age is your age as of 12/31/2014.
Race results will be posted near the awards area immediately following each race. Please make sure to checkyour results within the 15-minute posting/protest period or they will be final. Online results at: www.SoCalCross.org/results