KMC King of the Mountain Challenge Enduro

Sunday July 24th, 1:00 PM Start

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As the USA Cycling Regional Mountain Bike Championships*, this event will determine the 2016 champions in the discipline of mountain bike enduro.

The new darling of the mountain bike world, Enduro presents as an evolution of Super D. While Enduro formats can differ widely the constant is multiple timed descents mixed with uphill transports that require participants to balance their choice of bike between downhill travel and climbing ease. Our King of the Mountain Challenge Enduro will feature two timed descents and two wave start climbs of the full length of Cascade Mountains vertical. Competitors start each of their two climbs from the bottom in waves of sixteen or less and while the climbs are not timed, racers will start their descends in order of their uphill finish. Racer will descend individually at thirty second intervals. This cycle will be repeated and the times from each of the descends will be added together for placing to determine the Midwest Enduro champions.

Race Categories and Classes:

  • Pro/Open:  Men & Women
  • Amateur Men: 12-14, 15-18, 19-39, 40-49, 50 & over
  • Amateur Women:  12-16, 17-39, 40 & over

ST-Enduro_combo_entryRegistration and Entry Fees:

Pre-Registration: ONLINE before midnight July 18th at www.wors.org or by mail before July 15th.

  • Pro/Open – $42.50
  • Amateur – $36.92
    All registrants must have a USA Cycling License.  A USA Cycling One-Day license is available  for Amateur at a cost of $10.

Late/Onsite Registration: Fri. 1-6 PM, Sat. 7:30 AM  till  1:00 PM, and Sun. 8-10 AM.

  • Pro/Open – $50
  • Amateur – $45

Start Time & Running Order:

Climb #1 – 1:00 PM  e Pro/Open Men, Pro/Open Women, Amateur Men, Amateur Women
(wave starts of 16 at 5 minute intervals)
Course #1 Descents start at 1:20 at 30 second intervals base on order of climb finish
Climb #2 – 2:30 PM  e Pro/Open Men, Pro/Open Women, Amateur Men, Amateur Women (wave starts of 16 at 5 minute intervals)
Course #2 Descents start at 2:50 at 30 second intervals base on order of climb finish

Awards:

USA Cycling Regional Championships Medals* to top three in Pro/Open and all classes of Amateur.,

Cash Prize List for Pro/Open
Men and Women: Up to $1500 – 5 places deep dependent upon field size*
1st-$250, 2nd-$185, 3rd-$135, 4th-$100* (requires 15+ entrants), and 5th-$80* (requires 20+ entrants)

All cash awards require attendance of recipient at awards ceremony!

USCAC_Regional*Eligibility USA Cycling Regional Championship Awards – is based on the following requirements being met: 1) A racer must have current USA Cycling (mountain bike) or UCI annual license and be in good standing, 2) be a resident of Midwest region states, IA, IL, IN, KY, MI, MN, MO, NE, ND, OH, SD, WI as verified by their license.

MWMTBC_MedalUSA Cycling Regional Championship Medals (RCM) – 3 places deep (recognition for 4th & 5th) for Pro/Open and all Amateur classes.  Should a racer place in the top 3 and not be eligible for a RCM, a Midwest MTB Championships medal will be awarded.  Placing will not be passed down.

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