Posted by Editoress on 09/26/14
Vanier Park Cyclocross - presented by West Coast Cycling and TREK Red Truck Racing
It’s time to get serious about cyclocross. On Sunday, September 28th, the 14th Vanier Park Cyclocross will back in one of Vancouver finest parks.
After last year's muddy edition we had to do some serious negotiating with the City of Vancouver to be able to secure the site for one of Canada's oldest cyclocross races again.
So join us for the only way to cross race in Vancouver this year.
Bring your best tubular tires cause this is Euro-style racing on a grassy course, smooth and blistering fast.
Bring your family cause you can see the future champions compete (large free kids race, strong junior categories and all ages, with equal payout for elite women and men).
Bring your bike and not your car cause this is in the heart of one of Canada's greenest cities.
Bring your cow bells `cause it will be some fine cross racing.
Event Schedule (subject to change, please check back often for updated information)
• 10:00am - Practice Open
• 10:30am - Beginner (C)
• 11:15am - Beginner Podium
• 11:30am - Elite (A)
• 12:45pm - Kid's Race
• 1:15pm - Intermediate(B)
• 2:15pm - Final Podium
Event Categories and Race Duration
Men - 60 minutes
Woman - 45 minutes
Master Men 40+ - 45 minutes
Men - 45 minutes
Woman - 45 minutes
Single Speed - 45 minutes
Novice Men - 30 minutes
Novice Woman - 30 minutes
U19,U17,U15, U13 -- 30 minutes
Kids Race will do laps of modified Course
Pre-reg ($30) open until Friday 11pm via CCN website - registration on race day ($35).
Please car pool as much as possible since there is only pay parking in Vanier Park.
Please be nice to the locals, dog walkers and pedestrians and responsible in the park itself or there is no chance in Vancouver to race your bike on city turf again.
For details please go to westcoastcycling.ca
Or follow us on Twitter: @wccyling #vaniercx
Press release courtesy Sven Sturm, Race Director
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