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2016 Cat's Hill Race Announcement

Date: May 14, 2016 Held Under USA Cycling Event Permit 2016-271 Race held rain or shine

Time: Registration booth opens at 8:30 AM and closes 15 min. prior to each race. Sorry, NO REFUNDS. Located just behind the starting line at the intersection of Tait and Nicholson.

Directions: HWY 17/880 south from San Jose. Take the Los Gatos-Monte Sereno (Hwy 9) Exit. Turn left on N. Santa Cruz Avenue. Go three blocks to Nicholson. Turn right to the start/finish.

Parking: Racers and visitors, please do not park in any merchant lots!! Please use the Park & Ride lot north of Highway 9 and street parking outside of the course.

Course: Same course as always. Tait-Bean-Massol-Nicholson/Ellenwood-Belmont-Bachman-Tait, clockwise one-mile loop with the Start/Finish line at Tait and Nicholson. One very steep climb (23%), five 90o right turns and one 90o left turn. Rough concrete sections plus small speed hump on Massol. Free lap rule applies; bring your own (strong) wheels for the concrete sections.

Registration: Registration will be available (via www.catshill.org) on www.BikeReg.com. Pre-registration closes on Thursday, May 12, 2016. After pre-registration closes, an additional $10 one-time late fee will be added. Onsite registration is available on race day if fields are not full. Additional race categories are $15 and applied to the lower cost race. Race registration opens at 7:00 AM and closes 15 minutes before each scheduled race start. Cat’s Hill T-shirts will also be available for $10 on race day. For additional information go to www.catshill.org

Rules: Held rain, shine, or anything in between. Current USAC license required and will be available at the race. One-day licenses will also be available for Cat 5 men and Cat 4 women for $10. Waivers must be signed at registration prior to race.

Notes: Participation in multiple categories entitles you to a registration fee of $15 per additional race.

District champion fees will not be waived. Please, no warming up on course.

Prizes: Pro/1/2/3 Women and Pro/1/2 men prizes will be 100% cash Category Length Places Prizes**

Prizes: 1/2/3 Women and Pro/1/2 men prize categories will pay out at 100% cash.


Category

Estimated
Time

Places

Prizes**

Entry

Start Time

Field Limit

Cat 4 & 5

40 min.

6/3

$250/Medals

$35

9:20

75

Cat 3

45 min.

6

$500

$35

10:10

100

Women 3/4

30 min.

6

$250

$35

11:05

75

DEVO Jr Boys 15-18 1/2/3

30 min.

3

$100

$20

11:55

75

Lunch Break 12:30

DEVO Jr Boys 15 -18 4/5
& Junior Girls 15 - 18*

30 min.

3/3

$100/$100

$20/$20

12:45

75

M 35+ 1/2/3

45 min

6

$400

$35

1:25

100

M 45+ 1/2/3
& M 55+ 1/2/3

45 min

6/6

$300/$300

$35/$35

2:20

100

M 35+ 4/5

35 min

6

$250

$35

3:15

75

Women Pro/1/2/3
& Women 35+ 1/2/3

50 min.

8/6

$800 cash/$300

$35/$35

4:00

100

Men's Pro/1/2***

75 min.

12/3

$1200 cash/
$125 cash

$40

5:00

150

* Indicates a combined race with fields picked separately. For juniors: separate prizes

** Merchandise except as noted for Pro/1/2 and Women 1/2/3.

*** Cat. 2 riders picked separately for designated cash prize and upgrade points

 

The Mike’s Bikes Cat’s Hill Classic is proud to be a member of the:
• NCNCA Premier Series
• NCNCA Junior Race Series
USA Cycling Road Development Race Series
USA Cycling Road Development Race Series

 

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