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Ride Oswego County – ROC Cycling Group

OSWEGO, NY – Ride Oswego County –ROC Cycling Group is proud to announce the return of the Cross Out Child Abuse Cyclocross Race to be held at the Town of Scriba Park O’Connor Rd Scriba starting at 8:30 a.m. on October 4.

Cyclocross which has been exploding in participation and spectator popularity in the United States. It has European origins dating back to the 1900s.

It has been described as an off-road bike race combined with steeplechase. Most commonly, Cyclocross races are held from late summer to early winter season. It’s hallmarked by short looping courses that provide technical obstacles for racers to safely navigate such as barriers, hill run-ups and 90 degree turns.

Courses are typically setup in park areas allowing for spectator and family friendly viewing.

This year we’ll be featuring a CITIZEN ONLY race for a $5 entry fee this will allow the beginner racers a chance to race against people that are also new to the sport.

The benefit being that if you like it there are other races throughout the day that you can race in. (a one day or yearly USA Cycling license is mandatory for all, racers). The CITIZEN ONLY race will fill up fast and is limited to 75 racers so register early.

Categories for 2015 will include:

  • CITIZEN ONLY (one day license)
  • Open Men
  • Open Women
  • Cat 3/4 Men
  • Cat 4 Men
  • Cat 5 Men
  • Cat 4 Women
  • Masters Men 35+
  • Master Men 45+
  • Master 55+
  • Single Speed Men
  • Single Speed Women
  • Fat tire

All proceeds from the race will be donated to the Oswego County Child Advocacy Center to assist in the work that they do for the youth of Oswego County

More information is available at http://www.rideoswegocounty.bike/cross-out-child-abuse.html and or to register at https://www.bikereg.com/cross-out-child-abuse.

Day of registration will be available but limited to category field size limits

This year’s race is also the first race for the eight-race CNY CUP CYCLOCROSS POINTS SERIES more information is available at http://www.cnycyclocross.com/cny-cup-cyclocross-points-series.html

Race Promoter – Bryan Blake at [email protected]