Start Times & Race Day Schedule
RACE CHECK-IN OPENS (No Day-Of Registration)
MEN C / MASTER MEN C (40+) / SUPER MEN C (50+) / JUNIOR MEN (U18)
MEN B / MASTER MEN B (40+)
WOMEN’S COURSE PRE-RIDE (Hosted by Queens of Dirt)
FAMILY RIDE (Take a lap or two with the kids!)
PODIUMS FOR MORNING RACES
- Women A — 12:45
- Women Singlespeed — 12:45
- Women B — 12:55
- Women C — 1:00
- Junior Women (U18)— 1:00
MEN A / MEN SINGLESPEED / TRANS, NON-BINARY
PODIUMS FOR AFTERNOON RACES
Race categories are self-appointed, meaning that YOU choose the best race for YOU.
We have a new category this year-Trans/Non-binary. This was requested by our cycling community. Folks that identify trans/non-binary are still welcome to register for any category.
If you are sand-bagging (racing in too low of category), people will heckle you and you won’t do it again.
If you race in too high of category, people will feel your pain. However, you can downgrade at the next race if necessary.
Please note: Series points are not transferred between categories.
The Cascade Cross General Guide:
- C Racers are absolute beginners to cyclocross or other kinds of bike racing. Have a dedicated cyclocross bike? Great! But don’t be shy if you want to ride your gravel, mountain, or experimental klunker bike. Bring it on.
- B Racers are people with some cyclocross racing under their belt and are ready for a challenge by moving up from the C Racers. Cyclocross is about anaerobic conditioning, mental fortitude, focus, and pure bike handling. Do you have those things? If you don’t know, try Cs, then upgrade if you are seriously demolishing people out there.
- A Racers are fit, fast, and experienced. You’ve raced a season or two in the Bs and held your own. You train hard and your bike handling skills are on point. Racing As is not for the faint of heart, as the races run many, many laps.
- Singlespeeders (SS) have only one gear on their bicycle, and it’s fair to say they are a notoriously eclectic group of riders, as the popularity of this category grows. The tradeoff for having only one gear is a relatively problem-free drivetrain that survives the worst mud and guck a cyclocross course can dish out.
Remember, you can always race up! For example, if you are 50+ but should be racing As, race As! If you are a fast woman and want a longer, faster race, race with the A or B men! If you are fast junior and not feeling challenged in the Men C, race with the Men B!