Vanier Park Cyclocross 2017
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Wednesday, 03 October 2012 18:16 ; Last Updated on Monday, 25 September 2017 15:45

 

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2017 Vanier Park CX Classic

Presented by West Coast Cycling and Trek Red Truck Racing Team

 

Saturday, September 30, 2017

Registration open!
 
 

The Vanier Park CX Classic is proud to be a part of the VCXC 2017 Kazlaw Cup series

VCXC Kazlaw Cup series pass registration is now open also!
Register for all 6 races and get one free! you can pick up a series pass through VCXC.ca

 

Event Schedule (subject to change, please check back prior to event for any updated information)
  • 8:15am - Registration open for bib and timing chip pickup, day-of event insurance, waivers
  • 8:30am - Course open for preride
  • 9:30am - Race #1:
    • 30min (Notice Men, U15M, U13M)
  • 10:30am - Race #2:
    • 45min (Intermediate Women, Masters 40+ Women, U19W, U17W)
    • 30min (Novice Women, U15W, U13W)
  • 11:45am - Race #3:
    • 45min (Intermediate Men, U19M, U17M, Single Speed)
  • Free BBQ for all registered racers - yum!
  • 12:15pm - Podium: Race 1 + 2
  • 12:45pm - STEED Cycles Kids race
  • 1:45pm - Race #4:
    • 60min (Elite Men)
    • 45min (Elite Women, Masters 40+ Men A, Masters 40+ Men B)
  • 3:00pm - Teardown
  • 3:15pm - Podium: Race 3 + 4
 
Event Categories

 

Categories Description
Race #1 30 MIN - NOVICE MEN, U15 M, U13 M

Riders that are new to bike racing, cross racing, trying their first sports events or just getting back into competition. As with all of our categories if you are too fast we will give you a gentle nudge. U13 and U15 will be ranked separately. Compares to cat 5/6.

Race #2 45 MIN - INTERMEDIATE WOMEN, MASTERS (40+) WOMEN, U19 W, U17 W

Riders that have graduated from beginners. Faster but not quite fast enough to race expert. U19, U17 and 40+ women will be ranked separately. Compares to cat 3/4/5.

30 MIN - NOVICE WOMEN, U15 W, U13 W

Riders that are new to bike racing, cross racing, trying their first sports events or just getting back into competition. As with all of our categories if you are too fast we will give you a gentle nudge. U13 and U15 will be ranked separately. Compares to cat 5/6.

Race #3 45 MIN - INTERMEDIATE MEN, U19 M, U17 M, SINGLE SPEED

Riders that have graduated from beginners. Faster but not quite fast enough to race expert. Under 40. U19, U17 will be ranked separately. SSCX mixed in for fun - this may be where elites go to retire. Compares to cat 3/4.

Race #4

60 MIN - ELITE MEN

45 MIN - ELITE WOMEN, MASTERS (40+) MEN A, MASTERS (40+) MEN B

The big show. Elite men and elite women are too fast for the intermediate category. If you have held a cat 1/2 license or have finished in the top half of the intermediate field consistently, this is your home. Elite men race for 60 min, elite women 45 min. No age cap here. Racing for equal cash prizes. 40+ men are split into two groups - Mens A and Mens B. Group A are masters that have competed at an elite level, or would consider racing in the top half of the intermediate field, cat 1/2/3. Group B would consider themselves cat 3/4/5. Starts are separated by one minute and race for 45 minutes.

Kids Race

This is best suited for kids under 10. No podiums but often a lap of the course!

 

 

Notes:

  • Mountain bikes allowed in all races except for Elite categories.  Only cyclocross bikes per UCI regulations are allowed for Elite races.
  • Bring your cloth bib numbers and timing chip from the other VCXC series events. Technology and services for timing and results powered by Escape Velocity.
  • Racing age is determined as of age on 31 Dec 2018 in accordance with UCI rules.

 

Registration open!
 

 


Co-organizers West Coast Cycling and Trek Red Truck Racing would like to thank our list of excellent sponsors and partners who are supporting the 2017 race plus provided a bevy of prizes for all categories.

 

Event Sponsors

 
West Coast Cycling Club Sponsors

 

Open to any of the following
  • UCI, USCF and CCA (incl. Cycling BC) license holders or Cycling BC Ride license holders
  • Elite racers must hold a UCI race license
  • One day and BC Ride licenses can race in any category outside of elite
  • One day and BC Ride licenses, however, will not be eligible for BC Premier Series points or privincial call ups
  • One day and BC Ride licenses will not be eligible to win the provincial championship
  • One-day license from Cycling BC is available for $10 adult ($5 for U17 and younger)
  • Kids Cross entries FREE - NO pre-registration required. (Kids age 12 and under)
  • Please note: Medical coverage is not available at the event for non-BC racers, and should be acquired in advance from a suitable provider.

 

Entry fees and registration
  • Take advantage of our "Fast Lane" express check-in on site at race day (for racers who already have 2017 VCXC bib number and timing chip)
  • Online registration closes at Friday, September 29th at 7:00pm.
  • Online pre-registration: adult $35.00+tax CAD, or youth (U19 and younger) $15+tax
  • Race day registration $45.00+tax CAD
  • One-day event insurance for non-license holders, available at day-of registration or via online registration
  • Kids' Cross entries FREE, no pre-registrion required.
  • Race Day registration starts at 8:30am and closes 15 minutes prior to each start, NO EXCEPTIONS!

 

Who is West Coast Cycling ?

West Coast Cycling  is a community cycling club operating as a not-for-profit society run entirely by volunteers from within its membership. Various outdoor and indoor cycling programs are run by West Coast Cycling year-round for mountain bikers, road riders, and cyclocrossers.

Join our club: WCC Club Membership (membership not required to race in Vanier Park CX)

See what our club has been up to: @wccycling, www.westcoastcycling.ca

 

About Trek Red Truck Racing Team

The Trek Red Truck Racing Team is committed to develop young cyclists to reach their fullest potential in their cycling endeavors and as individuals. Through our sponsors and friends' support, we provide an environment where our young athletes can compete at the highest level while still maintaining their educational pursuits.

 

Course and Venue Map

The tentative course is the same as last year's and we are always working on improvements. Updates to the course will be posted as they become available.

Click on map below for large zoom view.

 

Location, Driving Directions and Parking

Since we share the same venue with the Bard on the Beach festival, feel free to use the Directions and Parking on their website.
Click on interactive map below or View Larger Map.

 

 

 
 



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