Wednesday 12 September 2012

Portage Junk Yard Dogs Proudly Present: The Republic of Manitobah Cyclocross September 22, 2012

The Republic of Manitobah Cyclocross September 22, 2012
Host Club: Portage Junk Yard Dogs with the cooperation of Portage Regional Recreation Authority Inc (PRRA).
Date: September 22, 2012
Location: Republic of Manitobah Park
The race is open to all those with a valid UCI/CCA/MCA license. MCA citizen license holders are eligible to race in the Citizen category only.
Categories and Start Times:
  • Kids U11 kids and younger, U13 kids with less racing experience: 1:00 (20 min)
  • C Race (beginner, U13 and U15 racers with less racing experience and MCA citizen, male and female): 1:30 PM (30 min)
  • B Race (U15; U17; sport level male; sport, expert, and elite female): 2:15 PM (40 min)
  • A Race (expert and elite male) 3:30 PM (60 min)
Online Registration:
Pre: Registration:
The pre-registration deadline is Thursday September 20, 2012 at midnight.

Race Day Registration:
Race day registration for the events opens at 11:00 am and ends 30 minutes before your event starts. Please print out and bring the entry form and waiver with you to the race. 
Check In:
All pre-registered riders must "Check-in" at the registration table.
Check in opens at 11:00 am and closes 30 minutes before your event start
$20 for pre-registration for those holding a UCI/CCA/MCA license
$40 the day of the race for those holding a UCI/CCA/MCA license
$10  for those holding a MCA citizen license
No entry fee for those U11 and younger or U13 with less experience racing in the kids race

Race Course:
The course will be open for pre-riding at about 11:30 am on race day. Length will be 2.5 km. The course will consist of hard packed gravel paths, grass fields and an ascent of “Lookout Hill”.
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 prior races of the 2012 season.
  •      Riders who have not raced yet will start at the back of their group.
  •      Riders must start in their seeded position or be relegated.
General Race Rules:
  • Riders are required to wear a hard-shell ANSI or SNELL approved helmet while racing, warming up, and cooling down.
  • 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 in the C and B category, road and cyclocross bikes only are allowed in the A race. 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.
Please consult the UCI and CCA rules to see all applicable rules and regulations
Parking is available at the site.
Courtesy and Safety:
The course is open and the public can access the course at any point. Signs will indicate that bike race is in progress, but be aware that marshals do not have authority to prevent people from entering the course. Keep your head up at all times. Be courteous to others.
Washrooms available
Race Map:

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