Posted by Editoress on 09/10/11
Registration is now open for the first cyclocross event on the Southern Ontario calendar, the Firemen’s Park Cross which takes place on 17 th of September in Niagara Falls, ON.
New for 2011, the course is rolling and fast with two dismounts per lap, a short runup and two moderate climbs per lap. 70% of the course is viewable from the covered finish / registration / pavillion area making it very spectator friendly. Refreshments and amazing coffee will be provided by the Coffee Peddler on site.
OCA Cyclocross categories begin at 10:00 am and conclude with Elite 1/2/3 and Master 1 men racing at 1:00 pm. A shorter simplified loop will be used for the free Kids Race at 12:40 pm. A total of well over $1500 in cash and merchandise will be awarded in prizes.
A full schedule of events and technical guide can be found at cxfever.com/firemens
Pre-registration is open now at www.ontariocycling.org and closes at midnight on Thursday 15 September 2011. Day-of registration is available on site for $5 more.
Stick around for the weekend:
On Sunday 18th of September cyclocross racing returns to St. Catharines with Cowbell V: Conky’s Cross Crusade (more information at cxfever.com/cowbell). For those coming from out of town we have arranged a group rate with the Best Western St. Catharines for hotel rooms and breakfast.
To book a room call Heart of Niagara Hotels at 1-877-688-2324 and reference the "block code" for CXFever: 22G. Your stay includes complimentary internet access, indoor and outdoor pools, access to the fitness club on site, easy access to many dining options and a convenient location close to the QEW and both race venues. More hotel information including a link and group code for online booking can be found on the event websites listed above.
Courtesy Jeff Moote
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