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Series Racing Information

Race Classes

Class Start Time Description Age Groups
Kids Competitive 9:00 AM This class is for boys and girls ages 14 and younger. The course length is approximately 4-5 miles or 30 minutes. The courses have a low degree of difficulty. Boys: 8 & under, 9-10, 11-12, 13-14 Girls: 8 & under, 9-10, 11-12, 13-14
Citizen 9:30 AM This class is for recreational riders age 10 and above. The course length is approximately 10 miles or 45 minutes. This class includes a Clydesdale category for men weighing over 200 pounds. Men: 10-12, 13-14, 15-18, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60 & over Women: 10-14, 15-18, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50 & over Clydesdale: Open Men
Marathon (9 designated race sites only) 10:50 AM This class is for endurance racers. The race is 4 hours. Riders must start their last lap before 4 hrs. This race runs simultaneously with other classes. Open Men, Open Women
Sport 11:00 AM This class is for more experienced riders. The course length is approximately 15 miles or 75 minutes. This class includes a Clydesdale category for men weighing over 200 pounds. Men: 14 & under, 15-18, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60 & over Women: 14 & under, 15-18, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50 & over Clydesdale: Open Men
Comp 1:15 PM This class offers a step up from the Sport class for riders age 15 and above. The course length is approximately 20 miles or 90-105 minutes. This class includes a Singlespeed category and a Fat Bike category (minimum 3.8 inch tires). Men: 15-18, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60 & over Singlespeed: Open Men, Open Women Fat Bike: Open Men, Open Women
Elite 1:10 PM This class is the highest level of competition. The course length is approximately 20-25 miles or 130 minutes. The women race one lap less than the men (the Comp length course). Elite Men: 15-18, 19-29, 30-39, 40 and over Elite Women: 15-18, 19-35, 36 and over

Race Results

Race Day Results

Race results are posted near the finish line toward the end of the race. You have 15 minutes after the complete results are posted to report any issues to a race official. Once medals have been awarded, results are final and cannot be changed. However, we do reserve the right to make later adjustments in the results and standings due to registration/timing issues that cannot be resolved prior to awards.

Online Results

Race results are available by 8:00 PM on race day.

Race Age Groups

Age groups may be combined when there are too few racers registered.

Race Class Advancement

If you consistently place in the top 3 finishers and significantly outpace your competitors in the race results, you should advance to the next race class to race against racers at a similar level. 

Race Awards

Race medals are awarded to the top 3 finishers in each age group for all races.

Race Payouts

The Elite class racers receive cash awards according to the number of participants in the race (including DNFs) following the payout schedule below. The top 5 women receive a payout regardless of the number of participants, and payouts above 5 participants follow the payout schedule.

Payout schedule

Number of Participants
Payouts
81 or more
1st-15th place
71-80 1st-13th place
61-70 1st-11th place
41-60 1st-9th place
25-40 1st-7th place
16-24 1st-5th place
6-15 1st-3rd place
5 or fewer 1st place

Payout amounts

Place
Payout
1
$115.00
2 $80.00
3 $70.00
4 $65.00
5 $60.00
6 $55.00
7 $50.00
8 $45.00
9 $40.00
10 $35.00
11 $35.00
12 $30.00
13 $30.00
14 $25.00
15 $25.00

Series Rules

  • You must register for the Series by the 3rd race (May 31st).
  • If you complete any races prior to registering with the series, those races are not included your series points.
  • If you lose your permanent number, you can purchase a replacement for $10.
  • If you forget to bring your permanent number to a race, you can purchase a temporary replacement for $5 (good for one race).
  • If you want to move up or down a class during the season, you can turn in your permanent number and get a permanent number in a different class for $10. Your previous series results do not transfer to the new class.

Series Scoring

"High School race for free" is not included in Series points or scoring.It is not joined, or cannot be joined, with any other  Series class one may be participating in.

 

Kids Competitive and Citizen Classes

Your top 6 race results count towards your overall standing points (see the Point Distribution below). If you participate in more than 6 races, you are awarded 5 bonus points for each additional race.

Sport, Comp, and Expert Classes

Your top 7 race results count towards your overall standing points (see the Point Distribution below). If you participate in more than 7 races, you are awarded 5 bonus points for each additional race.

Marathon

Your top 5 race results count towards your overall standing points (see the Point Distribution below). If you participate in more than 5 races, you are awarded 5 bonus points for each additional race.

Ties

If there is a tie, head-to-head results will be used to determine placing.

1st place = 150 points 13th place = 92 points 25th place = 54 points 37th place = 22 points
2nd place = 142 points 14th place = 88 points 26th place = 51 points 38th place = 20 points
3rd place = 135 points 15th place = 84 points 27th place = 48 points 39th place = 18 points
4th place = 129 points 16th place = 81 points 28th place = 45 points 40th place = 16 points
5th place = 124 points 17th place = 78 points 29th place = 42 points 41st place = 14 points
6th place = 120 points 18th place = 75 points 30th place = 39 points 42nd place = 12 points
7th place = 116 points 19th place = 72 points 31st place = 36 points 43rd place = 10 points
8th place = 112 points 20th place = 69 points 32nd place = 33 points 44th place = 8 points
9th place = 108 points 21st place = 66 points 33rd place = 30 points 45th place = 6 points
10th place = 104 points 22nd place = 63 points 34th place = 28 points 46th place and above = 4 points
11th place = 100 points 23rd place = 60 points 35th place = 26 points DNF = 2 points
12th place = 96 points 24th place = 57 points 36th place = 24 points

Series Awards

You must complete a minimum number of races to be eligible for an overall series award at the end of the year and to be recognized at the end of the season awards party.

Class

Minimum Number of Races

Awards

Kids Competitive

6

1st, 2nd, 3rd per age group

4th if 15+ participants completed 3 races

5th if 25+ participants completed 3 races

Citizen

6

1st, 2nd, 3rd per age group

4th if 15+ participants completed 4 races

5th if 25+ participants completed 4 races

Sport, Comp, and Elite

7

1st, 2nd, 3rd per age group

4th if 15+ participants completed 6 races

5th if 25+ participants completed 6 races

Elite Overall

7

1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th overall

Winners in this category are not eligible for an age group award in the Elite category.

Marathon

5

1st, 2nd, 3rd
4th if 15+ participants completed 4 races