The 27th annual
Snelling Road Race
Saturday February 25, 2012
Presented by Golden Chain Cyclists & Velo Promo
Held under USAC Racing Rules & Permit 2013-416
Registration: Opens at 7 a.m. at Henderson Park, 1 mile east of Snelling on County Road J-16 (Merced Falls Road). Closes 15 minutes before scheduled starting times.
Course: An 11.7 mile loop of narrow country roads northwest of Snelling, CA 95369, starting with a promenade from the Park, via J-59, Emma and Montgomery Streets. Several small hills, several sharp turns, excellent to fair pavement. Course is closed to oncoming traffic, both lanes available. The Loop: Keyes, Olsen, Los Cerritos, Figmond, Fields, Keyes, finish line on Fields, ¼ mile north of Keyes. See information at reg. about parking for finish line & feed. Same course as past 24 years.
Directions: From Merced and Hwy 99 northbound, take G Street exit and head north 16 miles to Hwy 59. Turn right, and go through Snelling past the school and straight (not left) onto J-16 to the Park. From southbound Hwy 99, take Keyes Road exit 7 miles south of Modesto, head east 11 miles to Montpelier Road, then south (right) 6.5 miles to Turlock Road, then left (east) 8 miles to Hwy 59 & left through town (see above). While Keyes Road goes east of Montpelier directly to the course, don't take it; you will have to backtrack 20 miles.
miles laps places value fee
35 1/2/3 63.2 5
$28 8:10 100
1/2/Pro 86.6 6
10 $200 $28
Master 35+ 5 49.8 4 6 ---- $28 12:45 50
Master 45+4/5 49.8 4 6 $50 $28 12:50 60
No second groups except as below:
**Whichever of these two fields fills first will get a second group; the other will not
Prizes: Will be merchandise, cash ($150 minimum) and awards
How to Enter:
---via On-line at www.BikeReg.com from Tuesday January 1, 2013 7pm PST to February 17, 2013 for above fees plus on-line surcharge. From Feb 18-20 the fee on-line is $7 additional. No on-line entry after midnight PST Wednesday Feb 20. You’ll need to sign and date your entry form/release at race registration desk.
---By Mail: You may still enter by mail, but if a group is filling, go on-line. By mail, send standard USAC entry form/release along with fee above (if Postmarked by Friday Feb 15 to Velo Promo/Snelling, 19780 Soulsbyville Road, Soulsbyville, CA 95372. For those postmarked after, add $7. Note: indicate what category you are entering on check or form. Entries for several races in one envelope ok, but be sure to list race names on the outside. Envelopes without names of races on the outside may go to the wrong race. Mail in entries will not be processed until after the opening of online reg.
---At Race: You may enter at the race, provided your event is not filled, for the above listed fee plus $7.
2013 USAC license required (available at race). One day licenses are available only for Cat 5, Master 5 or Women 4 . Entry fees include $1 NCNCA and $3 USAC insurance surcharges. Numbers will be provided.
Credits: Credit for another VP race will be given if VP is notified at Tech@BikeReg.com by 5 pm Wednesday 2/20 that you can't compete. No credit issued if you plan to enter another race instead; no cash refunds. No substitutions for cancellations. Send e-mail for credit to Tech@BikeReg.com
Champion Discounts: Champions pay normal fees up front; Current NorCal/Nevada District Road Race Champions and National Road Champions will get a refund at the reg desk of all but $3 per day if 1) their entry is received by the deadline above (otherwise they pay full fee, including late fee) and 2) they ride in the category they won the championship in (Master Champions may ride down in age, and ride for $3, and Juniors may ride up. District jersey is not required
Rules: Official follow vehicles only; closed course. Follow vehicles needed. Earn a free Velo Promo entry by providing one. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to volunteer, Park only where indicated on maps at registration
Further information: Available at (209) 533-4996 or www.velopromo.com –
Map of the Course:
general e-mails: email@example.com
withdrawals from a race, credits, changes, using a credit: Tech@BikeReg.com
Phone: (209) 533-4996
Mail: 19780 Soulsbyville Road, Soulsbyville, CA 95372