Host Club: Olympia Cycling Club
Race Organizer: Hal Loewen – 204.489.0931
Date:November 27, 2010
Location:Belgian Club 407 Provencher
The Olympia Cycling Club and Olympia Cycle and Ski are proud to bring you the final race of the 2010 Manitoba cyclocross season. Come out and have some fun as we send out the season with a fun and challenging course. After the race come back to the Belgian Club for some ‘frite avec mayo’, a Belgian classic to enjoy with your favourite beverage.
We will be collecting non-perishable foods for Winnipeg Harvest, please drop off any can or dry good when you register for the race.
Because of the temperatures and conditions there will only be two events: one for the kids and one for the adults. Plan on having fun at this race!
Times: Kids (U13): 1:00 PM (15 min + 1 lap) A level, B level, citizen, U15, & U17): 1:45 (35 min + 2 laps)
Registration: Registration opens at 11:30 and ends 30 minutes before your event. You must hold a UCI/CCA racing licence, MCA citizen licence, KOM licence. Registration and waiver are available online and at the race site. Please download the form and waiver, complete both and bring to the race.
All riders (including those with season’s passes) must hand in a waiver and show their licence to the commissaries.
Cost: $15 for U17 and above. Free for U15 and citizens holding a MCA citizen license. Cash only.
Categories: Kids (U13, U11, U9); A level; B level (includes U15 and citizens)
Race Course: The course will be open for pre-riding at about noon on race day, but no sooner due to the time it will take to prep the course. Length will be 2 km, if that. The course will be primarily ice and or snow.
Participation Series: All A, B race entrants are eligible to win a set of cyclocross race wheels (choice of tubular or clincher). Details http://cxmb.blogspot.com/2010/09/cyclocross-participation-series.html
Hand-ups (food, tools, or supplies) are not allowed anywhere on the course. A rider may NOT take on any additional water or food at any time during the race. Mechanical work, bike exchange, and wheel exchange may take place, but only within the designated pit lane. Riders may never cut across the course and may never backtrack along the course to get to the pit lane.Road, mountain, and cyclocross bikes are allowed. Tires in the A group are restricted to a maximum width of 1.5” for 26”wheels and 35mm for all others. MTB handlebars must not have bar-ends. All bikes must have functional front and rear brakes. More details are available on the CXMB blog. Riders are required to wear a hard-shell ANSI or SNELL approved helmet while racing, warming up, and cooling down.
Courtesy and Safety: The park is a public area and will be marked as closed, but marshals do not have authority to prevent people from entering. Keep your head up at all times. Be courteous to all park users. Please clean up after yourself.
Washrooms: Washrooms are available at the Belgian Club, but not at the immediate race site.