Menno Cross (Cyclocross)

Date: October 1, 2011

Menno Cross

Date: Saturday, October 1, 2011

Host Club: Fort Garry Bike Club

Race Website: Menno Cross

Race Organizer: Chris Huebner

Location: Canadian Mennonite University, 500 Shaftesbury Blvd., Winnipeg. See map here.

Times:

  • 9:30 am – Registration opens – course open for pre-riding
  • 11:00 AM C Race (30 Minutes): Men Cat 4, Women Cat 4, Kids (U13, U15, U17)
  • 12:00 PM Open: Open Race (30 Minutes): For riders who don’t have race licenses
  • 1:00 PM Kids Race (20 Minutes), modified course – Kids U7, U9, U11
  • 2:00 PM B Race (40 Minutes) Men Cat 3; Women Cat 1/2/3; Kids U15, U17
  • 3:30 PM A Race (60 Minutes) Men Cat 1/2
  • Assembly and Seeding:
    Riders in the C, B and A races will assemble 10 minutes before the scheduled race
    start and will be called to the start line in seeded order. Seeding is based on placement
    in the first two races of the 2011 season. Riders who have not raced yet will start at
    the back of their group.

    You must initial beside your name on the seeding list when you sign-in or else you will
    start with the non-seeded riders.

    Registration:
    Registration opens at 9:30 AM and ends 30 minutes before your event. You must hold a
    UCI/CCA racing license, MCA citizen license, KOM license. Kids (U11) may race license free.

    Registration and waiver are available online and at the race site. To save everyone
    time, please download the form and waiver, complete both and bring to the race. If you come to the race without forms completed you risk missing your race due to congestion at the registration desk.

    All riders (including those with season’s passes) must hand in a waiver and show their
    licence to the commissaries.

    Cost:

  • $15 for CX 1, 2, 3, and 4 racers. Cash or cheques.
  • $5 for citizen’s racers. Cash or cheques.
  • Free for Kids (U13, U11, U9 and under).

  • Race Regulations:

  • Hand-ups (food, water, tools, supplies, or anything else) 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 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. For more information see the poster at sign-in.
  • Road, mountain, and cyclocross bikes are allowed depending on race. MTB handlebars must not have bar-ends in any of the races. All bikes must have functional front and rear brakes in all of the races. Tires in the A race are restricted to a maximum width of 35mm. Bikes in the A race must have traditional road style handlebars (drop bars). 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.
  • Parking:
    Parking is available in the parking lot.

    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:
    The washrooms just north of the parking lot may or may not be open. They were
    closed last year. Outhouses are available.

    Food:
    Refreshments will available at the race. There is also a free barbeque following the A Race.

    Upcoming Events
    1. Manitoba Cycling Association Inc. Annual General Meeting

      November 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm