Cat 4 Women's Series

The 2009 Veloforma Norman Babcock Cat 4 Women's Series presented by Garmin features eleven events in various road racing disciplines during the 2009 season. Promoters have agreed to run separate cat 4 women's fields at these events:

March 15 Banana Belt Road Race (Hagg Lake)
March 29 Piece of Cake Road Race (Woodland, WA)
April 19 Table Rock Road Race (Central Point)
June 27 Swan Island Criterium (Portland)
June 28 Salem Fairview Circuit Race (Salem)
July 6 Firecracker Time Trial (Eugene)
July 12 High Desert Road Race (Bend)
July 18 Vancouver Criterium (Vancouver, WA)
August 8 Race for Sight (Portland)
August 15 OBRA Criterium Championships (Albany, OR)
August 28-30 Eugene Celebration Stage Race (Final GC) (Eugene)

Thanks to generous sponsorship from Veloforma and Garmin, the top overall finisher in the race series will win a new Veloforma women's road frame while the second-place finisher will take home a Garmin EDGE 705. Other prizes will be provided by Ironclad, Bob's Red Mill, Luna, and other great sponsors.

The top 10 finishers at each event will receive series points, following this scale:

  • 1st 100
  • 2nd 70
  • 3rd 50
  • 4th 40
  • 5th 36
  • 6th 32
  • 7th 28
  • 8th 24
  • 9th 20
  • 10th 16

Updated points standings during the series will be posted here on the OBRA website.

This series honors the late Norman Babcock, of Eugene, a strong supporter of women's cycling who passed away in 2008. The goal of the series is to offer women opportunities and encouragement to try various kinds of road racing.

For more information, contact Kenji Sugahara at kenji@obra.org

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