10th annual… TURKEY TROT CROSS

Verdugo Park, Glendale, CA -- Sunday, November 24th, 2013
presented by… The TEAM SoCalCross, Montrose Bike Shop & PAA Cycling teams

Round #12: 2013-14 Southern California PRESTIGE SERIES of Cyclo-Cross

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* EVENT SCHEDULE *
Start 8:00AM 8:30AM 9:00A 9:01A 9:02A 9:30AM 10:00A 10:02A 11:00A 11:01A 11:02A 11:45AM 12:00P 12:01P 12:02P 12:45PM 1:00P 1:01P 1:02P 1:45PM 2:00P 2:01P 2:02P 3:00P WAVE/CATEGORIES TURKEY TROT 5K CROSS COUNTRY RUN presented by Powerbar COURSE OPEN FOR WARM UP-PREVIEW Junior Boys 15-18; Girls 15-18; Junior Boys 10-14; Girls 10-14; Youth Boys 6-9; Youth Girls 6-9 COURSE OPEN FOR WARM UP-PREVIEW Masters Men 35+ B (CX 3-5) Masters Men 45+ B (CX 3-5) Masters Men 55+ (CX1-5) Men C (CX4-5) Masters Women 35+ (CX1-4) KIDDIE CROSS Masters Men 35+ A (CX1-4) Masters Men 45+ A (CX1-4) Men B (CX3-4) JUST FOR FUN CYCLO-CROSS RACE 40 min 40 min 40 min 40 min Short Course 45 min 45 min 45 min Short Course 40 min 40 min 40 miin Short course 40 min 40 min 40 min 60 min Top 5 – Prizes Top 5 – Prizes Top 5 – Prizes Top 5 - Prizes Top 5 – Prizes Awards to ALL!!! Top 3/5 – $100/Prizes Top 3/5 – $100/Prizes Top 5 – Prizes PRIZES to Top3 Top 5 – $300 Top 5 - Prizes Top 5 - Prizes AWARDS to top DOGS/category Top 5 - Prizes Top 5 - Prizes Top 5 - Prizes Top 5–$300 overall Top 3 - U23 prizes $30.00 $30.00 $30.00 $30.00 $30.00 FREE!! $30.00 $30.00 $30.00 $5 donation $35.00 $30.00 $30.00 $5 donation $30.00 $30.00 $30.00 $35.00 $35.00 DURATION 2 laps 30 Min 30 Min 1 Lap PRIZELIST Top 3 Prizes – Male, Female, Junior Top 5 – Prizes/Cat
Online Entry Add $5 Race Day

$15.00

$15.00 $15.00 $5.00

Benefit Walk Bike Glendale
Women A (CX 1-4) Women B (CX 3-4) Women C (CX4) DOGGIE CROSS RACE: Small, Medium, Large Benefit German Shepherd Rescue OC Single Speed Men A (CX1-5) Single Speed Men B (CX 4-5) Single Speed Women (CX1-4) Men A (CX 1-4); U23 (CX 1-4) *Race together for prizes. Scored separate for Series

RACE QUESTIONS? PRESTIGE SERIES QUESTIONS? Dot Wong: Dot@SoCalCross.org WEBSITE: www.SoCalCross.org
GOOGLE MAP ADDRESS: 1621 Canada Blvd., Glendale, CA 91208 LINK TO GOOGLE MAP DIRECTIONS: http://goo.gl/maps/Vyvit DIRECTIONS: From the 2 freeway exit Mountain and head west (down the hill) to Verdugo. TURN Right (north) on Verdugo. At fork in the road veer left. Park entrance will be on you left. Free parking is available inside the park at the south end metered parking OR directly across from the park on Canada. Please respect our neighbors. DO NOT park in the residential neighborhood north of the park. THE COURSE: Race takes place in a beautiful urban park shaded by trees. Flat grass start/finish with rolling, twisty grass sections through a mix of grass, pavement, dirt, mulch. The course will travel up and down the park picnic and dirt roads, there will be one double barrier set, a challenging stairs section run up, two times through the infamous Tot Park Sand Trap©! This UNRIVALED spectator course! Each lap is approx. 3.5km in length. Races are timed circuits on the course based on the leader of each race wave. All races finish on the lap of the wave leader. THE VENUE: Verdugo Park is one of the crown jewels in the City of Glendale park system. Though it is in the middle of a residential neighborhood it features ample grass, mature shade trees, a sparkling creek, great picnic areas, athletic fields and a renowned skate park! Pre-Register Online: Online registration is available via www.SoCalCross.org/register Series discount passes available. Go to www.socalcross.org/register Race Day registration opens at 7:00am then 2 hours prior to each race wave start. Race registration closes 20 minutes prior to each wave start. ENTRY FEES: Youth Age 6 to 9 Online Race Day $5 $10 Juniors Age 10-18 $15 $20 Cat B,C Masters, SS $30 $35 Cat A: Elite Men and Women $35 $40 Additional Race After higher race paid except

Juniors who enter Junior race first.
$5 $5

RULES: This USCX event is permitted and sanctioned by North American Bicycle Racing Association. All NABRA rules apply. 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 when approved by race official. Cyclocross or hard tail mountain bikes (without bar ends) are best for handling the course and obstacles. Mountain Bike pedals and shoes are best or flat pedals. This event is held under NABRA Cycling Permit. 2013 NABRA rules apply. Warming up on the Course Once the last rider has crossed the line in the current active wave, the race officials will allow riders to “pre-ride” the course to become familiar with route and obstacles. Please enter the course past 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 will always be enough time to complete one lap before the next race starts. Once the next race has started, warming up on the course is not allowed. CATEGORIES: Senior (over 18 years of age as of 12.31.2014) and Masters categories may be listed by ability as well as age. 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 an experienced 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 cyclocrossers should usually start here and move to “B” when comfortable. Masters is for riders with a racing age (on Dec 31, 2014) equal to or greater than the indicated age. Masters A (CX-1-4) is often the second fastest group on the course, just behind the A race. Basically “A”racers that are older and have family/career commitments. Masters B (CX3-5) is generally a bit slower than B, as the average age is higher in the Masters group For new racers eligible to race masters, you might want to try both “C” and Masters B to see which you prefer. SoCalCross discourages sandbagging. Please upgrade to the higher category when qualified. NOTE: USA Cycling does not recognize ABR or NABRA 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 which the CX World Championships take place which is February, 2014. Basically your racing age for the entire cyclocross season running September 2013 through January 2014 is your age as of 12/31/2014. RESULTS: Race results will be posted near the awards area immediately following each race. Please make sure to check your results within the 15-minute posting/protest period or they will be final. Online results at: www.SoCalCross.org/results

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