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Cross on the Rock Double-Header in Nanaimo Oct. 15-16

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October 15, 2011 (Nanaimo, BC) – This weekend is the conclusion of the Golden Week of Cross on Vancouver Island! After this past Monday’s race in Victoria, we have a double-header in Nanaimo this Saturday and Sunday, giving us three Cross on the Rock events in one week – we’re going to see some tired racers come Sunday afternoon!

Saturday is the Island Championships at the legendary Beban Park – site of the first ever ‘cross race on the Island (in 2005), and the host to the 2006 Canadian National Cyclocross Championships. Unlike the rest of the series, this one has age-based categories instead of our regular ability-based categories, and the course will present classic features such as the BMX track and the sand pit of doom.

Sunday is the 5th race in the series at Bowen Park, and will feature more altitude, twisty off-camber grass, the LONG stair climb, and of course the much-loved beach volleyball courts.

The race bible has been posted at http://CrossontheRock.com, racing begins at 11am both days, and we hope to see you out in Nanaimo this weekend!

Past Winners Beban Race




Beginner Women Sue Handel Amanda Wakeling Rita Wania
Beginner Men Paul Thompson Tim Watson Michael Brinton
Intermediate Men Matt Dawes Matt Dawes Steve Doreen
Masters Men Steve Bachop Steve Bachop Bob Welbourn
Open Women Bobby Taylor Lisa Ludwig Kristen Magnusson
Expert Mat Hewitt Russell Anderson Craig Ritchey
Past Winners Bowen Race



Beginner Women Charlene Hay Julie Lance
Beginner Men Mark Allison Dustin Heise
Intermediate Men Dylan Tremblay Jeff Drew
Masters Men Graham Cocksedge Justin Mark
Open Women Kristen Magnusson Dawn Anderson
Expert John Fokkema Craig Ritchey



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