Get Ready for the 2012 Second Ascent Ballard Criterium - This Weekend, Saturday June 2nd!
The 19th Annual Second Ascent Ballard Criterium is just around the corner:
Saturday, June 2nd. We are kicking off the month of June with some
high-speed racing on a classic and challenging four-corner course right in
the heart of Ballard.
If you haven't done this race in the past you need to know that the rowdy
crowds and the prizes both make this a great event. We have plenty of cool
stuff for primes and prizes for top finishers... AND cash money dollar
bills. This year we have great prizes, including $100 primes from The
Ballard Loft, Rainier Bike Law and Ravenna Capitol Management, along with
tons of other prizes from the following sponsors: Planet Bike, Hammer
Nutrition, Raleigh Bicycles, FSA, Pampeana Empandas, Look Pedals, Veloshine
Wipes, Ballard Pizza Company, Outdoor Research Clothing, Osprey Backpacks,
Defeet socks, Julbo Sunglasses, Petzl Headlamps, Bicycle Heroes, Union
Physical Therapy, Capo clothing, Kavu clothing, Chef'n, and as always great
coffee from Galileo Coffee.
You can find more information about the race, including links to our
supporters and start times at: http://theballardcrit.blogspot.com/
The Second Ascent Ballard Criterium is proud to be part of the following
2012 POC Cat 4 Women's Race Series
2012 Volkl Cup Cat3 Women's Race
Series - Cat
3 women scored separately
2012 WSBA Best Allaround Road Rider (BARR)
Mark your calendars and sign up early. A few fields sell out every year.
Make sure you pre-register to guarantee your spot in the 2012 Second Ascent
Ballard Criterium. You don't want to miss this race!
Pre-Registration is now open* and closes tomorrow night*:
Online registration closes at 10:00 pm MDT Thursday, May 31st, 2012.
(That's 9:00 PM Pacific time)
There will be an express line for preregistered rides, so if you want roll
up and through quick, register on line!
Masters Category 1-4 Racers: Your second race is half price. If you want to
double up and do two races, register for both on line and we'll kick you
back $15 when you check in.
Please note this year, races includes Washington State Sales Tax. For day
of registration, please bring exact change of $33 and we'll get you moved
OBRA racers have made for some exciting racing at Ballard and put up some
great results in years past. How 'bout you all come up this year and show
the Washington racers how it's done? And with the Washington State
Individual Time Trial Championship the next day, why not make a weekend of