September 16/08 9:16 am - Guelph Cross and Halloween Cross Stage Race Info
Posted by Editoress on 09/16/08
Speed River CC presents: 1st Annual Guelph Cross and 5th Annual Halloween Cross Stage Race
Courtesy Speed River Cycling Club
The Speed River Cycling Club is proud to present three days of cyclocross racing action as part of this year's Southern Ontario Cyclocross Series.
Both novice and experienced cross racers are encouraged to come out and test themselves at these events made possible thanks to the generous support of our race sponsors: Speed River Bicycle, Even Construction, Battlefield Equipment, Vittoria, Geax, Wellington Brewery, Kona, Hammer Nutrition.
First up is the Guelph Cross on Sunday September 28th. This event introduces a brand new venue, the Joe Kaine Fields at Centennial Park Guelph. Located off of Municipal Street (see website for map) this urban park offers lots of varied terrain with fast off camber and hard cornering on steeper grass sections.
Then the 5th Annual Halloween Cross Stage Race is back on Saturday October 25th and Sunday October 26th at Kelso Conservation Area, Milton. This two-day event is Ontario's only cyclocross stage race. Each day offers a separate race course consisting of a fast mix of rolling hills, pavement, gravel, grass and sand, barriers and obstacles, with the possibility of one extended run up.
There are cash and merchandise prizes up for grabs each race day, along with a separate prize purse for the stage race GC. See the website for complete details.
5th Anniversary Bonus: Any rider who has raced every one of our cross events will receive FREE entry to Day 2 of this year's Halloween Cross Race. See the website for eligibility criteria and details on how to claim your free entry.
Entry fees are $25 per day via pre-registration, with day-of entry available for an additional $10. Discounts are available for multiple-day registrations. Super Combo Offer: Pre-register once for all 3 days of racing for only $60!
One-day event permits will be available for non-licence holders and US domestic licence holder. Pre-registration is available at: www.ontariocycling.org
Complete race information is available at our website: /speedrivercyclingclub.org