Stony Brook Cyclocross GP '05
|Stony Brook Cyclocross
The most beautiful 'cross course anywhere
|When:||Sunday, December 4, 2005|
|Where:||Stony Brook Farm, Middleville, New Jersey|
|Presented by:||Skylands Cycling and Patrick and Sarah Peterson|
If you think the Sussex County Fairgrounds is a great venue, wait 'til you see Stony Brook Farm. Tucked into the western edge of Sussex County, near the village of Middleville, Stony Brook sits at the base of Kittatinny Ridge, just a stone's throw from Swartswood Lake.
You'll race on gravel roads beneath towering sixty foot spruce trees, through rolling pastures and over smooth lawn surrounding picturesque barns on this working farm. The 1.3-mile course has a gentle but challenging wooded climb to the top of a small ridge, followed by a screaming, off-camber descent over open meadow. Mountain bikes without bar ends are permitted; drafting behind cows, prohibited.
|Novice/Men's C||25 min||9:30 a.m.||Medals|
|Women's Open||45 Min||10:00 a.m.||Cash top 3|
|Juniors||45 Min||10:00 a.m.||Medals|
|Men's B||45 Min||10:00 a.m.||Medals|
|Masters 45+/55+||45 Min||10:00 a.m.||Medals|
|Men's A||60 Min||11:00 a.m.||Cash top 3|
Registration: Twenty-Five (25) dollars entry fee. One day licenses $10.00. NORBA or USCF licenses accepted. Race day registration starts at 8:30 a.m. and closes before start of each race. No late registration fee. Pre register at www.bikereg.com or www.racelistings.com.
Prizes: $5.00 from each entry fee will go toward prize money payable to top three places in each Men's A and women's open categories.
New to Cyclocross? Check out these links for some basic information on the sport, equipment and techniques.