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Storm the Beach Cross
|Start Time||CX Categories||Duration||Awards|
|10:00||Masters 35+||45 minutes||Top 3 - Merchandise Prizes|
|10:01||Womens 1/2/3||45 minutes||100% cash payback based on # of Entries|
|10:02||Singlespeed||45 minutes||Top 3 - Merchandise Prizes|
|11:00||Men 3/4||45 minutes||Top 3 - Merchandise Prizes|
|11:01||Masters 45+||45 minutes||Top 3 - Merchandise Prizes|
|11:02||Masters 55+||45 minutes||Top 3 - Merchandise Prizes|
|12:00||Men 4/One-Day license/Military||35 minutes||Top 3 - Merchandise Prizes|
|12:01||Junior Boys/Girls, 10-14, 15-18||35 minutes||Top 3 - Merchandise Prizes|
|12:02||Womens 3/4/Military||35 minutes||Top 3 - Merchandise Prizes|
|1:00||Mens 1/2/3||60 minutes||100% cash payback based on # of Entries|
|Fees: All racers must possess
annual or one-day USCF/NORBA race license.
One-day race license available for $10. Men 1/2/3 & Women 1/2/3 entry fee
is $25. JUNIORS and MILITARY categories pay NO ENTRY FEE. All other
categories $20. Each additional race is $10. Registration opens at 9:00AM
the day of the race. No Late Fees! Registration for each category closes 15
minutes before race start.
access - Immediately west of Interstate 5 Freeway.
"Red Beach", Camp Pendleton, California is located in North San Diego County
between Oceanside and San Clemente. Approximately one (1) hour South of
downtown Los Angeles, or North of downtown San Diego. From I-5 Freeway
(north or southbound), exit LAS PULGAS Road. Go WEST on Pulgas Rd, proceed
through the open yellow gate onto a dirt road toward the ocean to the
|Course Description: Wide
FAST dirt roads. Two (2) deep sand running
sections (about 75 feet each); with a long, rideable hard-pack beach section
in the middle. Small climbs with a few technical turns, and one (1) barrier
section. Bleachers near the start/finish offer great views of the course,
as well as the beautiful Pacific Coast shoreline.
|Rules: USCF cyclocross rules
apply. Cyclocross AND MOUNTAIN BIKES are
welcome (no bar ends). Bike and wheel changes are allowed in the designated
pit areas. Riders must wear helmets at all times when on the bike. Riders
shall stay on the course or existing trails. An overview of Cyclocross
For a rider getting his first
license, he starts at cat 4 and then upgrades by earning points
just like on the road. The schedule above represents CX
categories. For returning riders, their CX category
is determined by using the algorithm below:
If the rider has a NORBA license, then the
If the rider is both, then they get the higher of the categories if they are different. Now, that being said, clearly this algorithm is just a starting point. In this first year, the local associations and regional coordinators will be in a position to modify a riderís CX category if their knowledge of the rider and his results would show this doesnít work. i.e. it is very possible to be a cat 3 road rider but be an exceptional CX rider who usually wins the A races.
AGE: Important! What is your Cross racing age? A riderís racing age for the Cross Season is the 'racing age' theyíll be at worlds for that season. A riderís 2007 racing age IS their racing age from the beginning of the 2006 cross season for all categories. Please note: '2007 racing age' is your age on Dec 31, 2007. Whatever that age is, is how you race for the entire 2006-2007 cyclocross season running Sept 06 - January 07.
|Contacts: Click to email Celo Pacific.|