OBRA

Eugene Celebration Cycling Classic
SEPTEMBER 15th & 16th

Produced by Downtown Events Management, Inc


Sponsored by:
Russ Humberston Automotive Group:
RussAuto.com
Beaverton Toyota
Russ Chevrolet
Saturn of Salem/Beaverton


Prize List: $2500 ALL CASH

2001 Race Details:
The Eugene Celebration Cycling Classic is organized as part of the
3-day Eugene Celebration Festival produced by Downtown Events
Management, Inc.
Oregon Bicycle Race Association (OBRA) Event
OBRA B.A.R. Race
Final race of the OBRA Oregon Cup Race Series on Sunday, September
16th for the Women and Pro/1/2 Men.
Juniors (18 and under) race is a 1-day/2-event omnium point format.
Awards will be given at end of Stage 2(Saturday, Sept. 15th).
Masters 35+ race is a 2-day/3-event omnium point format.  Awards will
be given at end of Stage 3, Sunday, Sept. 16th.
Pro/1/2, Cat. 3, Cat. 4/5 and Women are timed stage race events (new
for 2001!). 
Women's event will track Cat. 4 and Masters 35+ Women for B.A.R. but
only prize 1 group.
Prize list distribution and breakdown of points/time bonuses for all
categories is in race bible.


Stage 1: Cottage Grove Lake Road Race - SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 15th
Cottage Grove Lake, Cottage Grove

10:00am Pro/1/2 7 laps 59.5 Miles/95.7Km
10:10 Cat. 3 6 laps 51 Miles/82Km
10:20 Women 5 lap 42.5 Miles/68.3Km
12:20 Cat. 4/5 5laps 42.5 Miles/68.3Km
12:25 Masters Men 35+ 5 laps 42.5 Miles/68.3Km
12:30 Juniors (18 and under) 4 laps 34 Miles/54.7Km

Start/Finish: Lakeside Parking Lot
Course:  Flat to rolling country roads with good to excellent pavement.
Race Course uses following roads: Cottage Grove Res. Rd, and London Rd.
Directions:  From Eugene, head south on I-5 to exit 172 (Cottage Grove
Lake).  Exit 172 is the 2nd Cottage Grove exit. NOTE: If you miss it,
you will have to travel south approx. 10miles to another exit. Turn left
onto S 6th st. S 6th st. becomes London Rd. and precede approx. 5
miles.  Follow the signs to the parking area called Lakeside (north end
of lake). Allow approx. 30 minutes travel time from Eugene.

Stage 2: Cottage Grove Lake Time Trial - SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 15TH
Cottage Grove Lake, Cottage Grove
***First rider off at 4:00PM---The TT will follow the same start order
as the morning's road race schedule*** 

Course: Flat to rolling country roads with good to excellent pavement.
7.5 miles (less than the RR loop).  Start/Finish will be near the
staging area of the road race.
Directions: Same as the road race, Cottage Grove Lake and Lakeside
parking area.

Stage 3: Lorane Valley Road Race - SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 16TH
Twin Oaks/Bailey Hill

10:00AM Pro/1/2 5 laps 72.5 Miles/116.6Km
10:10 Cat. 3 4 laps 58 Miles/93.3Km
10:15 Women 3 laps 43.5 Miles/70Km
12:30 Cat. 4/5 3 laps 43.5 Miles/70Km
12:45 Masters Men 35+ 3 laps 43.5 Miles/70Km

Start/Finish: Twin Oaks School (on Bailey Hill Rd.)
Course:  New Course! 2.5mile climb, with 4 mile rolling descent. Rest of
course is rolling hills with some flat sections. Good to excellent
pavement. Course is 14.5 miles and uses following roads: Lorane Rd.,
McBeth Rd., Lower Fox Hollow Rd. and Lorane Hwy. Race
Directions:  FROM I-5 NORTH: Take the exit, exit number 195B, towards
Santa Clara/Florence. Merge onto Beltline Hwy W. Beltline Hwy W becomes
Beltline Rd. Turn left onto West 11th. Then, turn right onto S.
Bertelsen Rd.
Bertelsen becomes Bailey Hill Rd. FROM 1-5 SOUTH; Take the I-105 W, exit
194B, towards Eugene.  Take the OR-99 N exit towards W. Eugene/Florence.
Merge onto W 6TH Ave. Turn left onto Garfield St.  Turn right onto W
11TH Ave. Turn right left onto S. Bertelsen Rd, Bertelsen becomes Bailey
Hill Rd.
Allow approx. 20 minutes travel from Eugene. 

Prize List

Pro/1/2 $1525 ALL CASH, AWARDS/RIBBONS - 15 places.

Cat. 3 $525 ALL CASH, AWARDS/RIBBONS, PRIZES - 7 places.

Cat. 4/5 $75 ALL CASH, AWARDS/RIBBONS, PRIZES - 5 places

Masters 35+ $125 ALL CASH, AWARDS/RIBBONS - 5 places.

Women $250 ALL CASH, AWARDS/RIBBONS - 5
places.

Juniors PRIZES/AWARDS/RIBBONS - 5 places


Entry Info: 
Pro/1/2, Women, Cat. 3 and Cat. 4/5: $60.00
Masters 35+: All races $20.00 All 3 races together are $60.00
Juniors (18 under) Fees: $5.00 per race.  Pre-Register online at
www.active.com/cycling, search "Eugene Celebration Cycling Classic"
All racers must be OBRA members.  You can join on site and purchase
annual $15.00 or day membership for $5.00. OBRA day membership is waived
for out of state racers. More info on OBRA at www.obra.org or
obra@teleport.com

Registration Info:
Pre-register by sending checks payable to Downtown Events Management,
Inc (or DEMI) and mail with a standard release to: Eugene Celebration
Cycling Classic, Attn: Jim Anderson 1467 Greentree Circle, Lake Oswego,
OR 97034.  Pre-Registration is helpful and suggested, however there are
NO LATE FEES. A Race bible will be sent to pre-registered and/or extras
will be available at registration. Racers will be issued a race bible
and packet with additional information after all registration
requirements have been met.
Pro/1/2, Women, Cat. 3, and Cat. 4/5 races are timed events and
therefore, all riders must complete each stage to be in General
Classification. 

Race Director reserves the right to combine or split groups.  All OBRA
racing rules apply. ANSI approved helmets required.  Entrants under 18
must have a parent or guardians sign a release. 

Need more info? Call Jim Anderson, Race Director at 503-975-8229, or
e-mail sparky@teleport.com
Race Info and Flyer will be available at: www.obra.org, www.active.com
and www.eugenecelebration.com


Accommodations: Hotel/Motel Rooms will fill up fast, please plan ahead!
Hilton Eugene. 66 East 6th. (541) 342-2000
Valley River Inn. 1000 Valley River Way. (541) 687-0123
Doubletree Hotel Eugene/Springfield. 3280 Gateway. (541) 726-8181
Best Western. 1655 Franklin Bv. (541) 683-3669
Red Lion Hotel. 205 Coburg Rd. (541) 342-5201
Relax Inn. 1030 Highway 99N Cottage Grove.  (541) 942-5132
Holiday Inn Express. Beltline Rd & Gateway Rd. (541) 746-8471

THANKS TO THE FOLLOWING:
Russ Humberston Automotive Group: Beaverton Toyota, Russ Chevrolet,
Saturn of Salem/Beaverton, Lane County Public Works, US Army Corps.
Engineers, Weyerhaeuser, Eugene School District/Twin Oaks School, Oregon
Bicycle Racing Association, OBRA Race Officials and the many volunteers!







--
Jim Anderson
Race Director
Lakeside Bicycles Tualatin Crawfish Festival Criterium (August 11th,
2001)
Eugene Celebration Cycling Classic (Sept. 15-16th, 2001)

503-975-8229
sparky@teleport.com

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