A mass-start road race, similar to a criterium in that it consists of several laps of a looped course. Although the length of each lap is longer and the course terrain may vary.
Road is not closed to vehicles
Do not cross yellow line
Yield to faster moving traffic and race groups
COURSE & TACTICS
Scenic 7.4 mile loop with a small climb running up to the finish. 1st lap neutral for all groups.
This group will lead out all other race categories. Racers in this group are expected to be of a high level of fitness & execute experienced bike handling, group riding and racing skill.
- Laps: 6
- Distance: 44.4 miles
- Elevation: 1764' total
This group is second on the course. Racers in this group are expected to have a moderate level of fitness & some experience with group riding and racing skill.
- Laps: 5
- Distance: 37 miles
- Elevation: 1470' total
This group will start after the category 4/5 racers and may be chaperoned with experienced riders. Some group riding experience is preferred but not necessary.
- Laps: 3
- Distance: 22.2 miles
- Elevation: 884' total