Canby Cross Word CX Challenge
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October 19th, 2013 - Canby, Oregon

Canby's CX course, voted #1 Cyclocross course by numerous 2011 & 2012 participants, gets even better for 2013. Check out the new improved river crossings, return of the natural island forest trails (and some new ones for 2013!), beginner friendly MX jumps, log obstacles, and more! A classic old-school course with just the right mix of old & new.

Archive - OCTOBER 20TH EVENT - SEE RESULTS HERE, and PICTURES ON FACEBOOK, pictures also available at HotFootPhoto


6255 S. Arndt Rd, Canby, OR 97013 - Only 30 minutes south of downtown Portland, close to I-5 - scroll down below the schedule for directions


2012 RACE SCHEDULE & COURSE (2013 info coming soon)
7:30am Gates Open - - Cyclocross Course Map
8:40am Beginners, Unicycles A & B 40 min
9:30am Category C, Clydesdale 45 min
10:25am Break/course preview 10 min
10:35am Masters Category C 35+ 45 min
11:30am Masters B 35+, Masters 50+, Masters 60+ 45 min
12:20pm All Juniors 30 min
12:25pm Kiddie Race A & B 25 min
1:00pm Cat. A Men, Cat. A Women, Cat A Masters 35+, Elite SS 60 min
2:10pm Break/course preview 10 min
2:20pm Women: Cat B & C, Beginners, Masters 35+ (A&B), 45+ 45 min
3:15pm Category B and Single Speed 45 min

Registration: Only $5 for Juniors and Unicycles, all others $25 pre-register or $30 day of race registration.

Numbers: We are using the Cross Crusades numbers.
Prizes: Pat's Acres gift certificates, River City Bicycles gift certificates, medals, plus more TBA
Food: In the big white tent near the Pavillion (close to registration) - hot breakfast & lunch foods
Restrooms: Indoor restrooms, in the Pavillion, and porta-potties between registration and the parking area
Bike Wash: Down below the Pavillion, behind registration, towards the pit area

OBRA and the organizers of this race do not provide insurance coverage for injuries that occur at the race. The costs related to those injuries are the responsibility of the individual participant. The event medic is Cindy Campbell. Helmets must be worn at all times while on a bike. Promoter reserves the right to refuse entry for any reason.

We reserve the right to change the course (due to changing river conditions) if necessary. Cross bike favored, but all types of bikes are welcome. OBRA rules apply, and OBRA license required (1-day OBRA licenses available at registration). Helmets required anytime on bike or on course. Ride at your own risk.

The address is:
6255 S. Arndt Rd., Canby, OR 97002

Directions from Portland:
I-5 South, Exit 282A Canby/Hubbard, this exit will take you under the freeway and south for another mile where you turn left on Arndt Rd (you'll see the Aurora Airport), head East on Arndt Road for a little over a mile and you'll see the red entrance gates for Pat's Acres Racing Complex on the left.

Directions from Salem:
You can actually take I-5, or 99E, but these directions are for I-5.
I-5 North, Exit 278 Aurora/Donald, turn right on Ehlen Rd NE, turn left onto OR-551 N/Hubbard Cuttoff Rd NE, turn right on Arndt Rd., head East on Arndt Road for a little over a mile and you'll see the red entrance gates for Pat's Acres Racing Complex on the left.

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The October 19th race is tentatively part of the OBRA Junior Cyclocross Series

Juniors entry only $5. OBRA rules apply. Results are posted at OBRA.

Click here for video highlights of the Junior's race, and see new video from John below:



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