‘Larch Mountain Hill Climb’ – Uphill Time Trial
Presented by Zone 5 Promotions.
DATE – Sunday July 9th, 2017
Venue Location – Corbett, OR.
Event flier - http://www.obra.org/flyers/2017/larch_mountain_hill_
Start list - http://obra.org/events/25163
Course Map - https://ridewithgps.com/routes/82180
Corbett, Oregon is 25 minutes east of Portland on I-84. Take exit 21, up
the hill to the stop sign. Turn right on Columbia River Scenic Highway
(west bound) to the school complex on the left. Please respect the school &
COURSE – ‘Larch Mountain Hill Climb’
16.2 mile bicycle time trial race that climbs 3,816 feet from Corbett
school district complex along East Larch Mountain Road to the summit finish
at Sherrard Point. Pavement is generally good with occasional edges/gravel
on inside corners. The course starts at the Corbett School parking lot,
heading East 2.1 miles along the Historic Columbia River Scenic Highway.
Veer right on East Larch Mt Rd for 14.1 miles to the summit. This road has
low traffic with typically local drivers. Conditions at the top can vary so
riders may leave a bag at the staging area to be taken up to the finish.
Bags will depart at the same time as the first riders leave (9:30am).
SCHEDULE (Event time frame/ proposed) –
7:30am – Registration opens
9:30am – First rider departs the start house at the Corbett school parking
All pre-registered riders will have a start time grouped with their race or
age category. Special requests may be accommodated. Day-of-registration
will receive a start time based on a first-come-first-served policy
beginning after the last pre-registered rider. Gaps in posted start times
are for logistical requirements. Start times will be posted Friday, July
7th at 10pm.
CATEGORIES – Listed in starting order:
Tandem, Juniors, Women: 60+, 55-59, 50-54, 45-49, 40-44, 35-39, 30-34, Cat
4, Cat 3, Cat 1/2, Men: 65+, 60-64, 55-59, 50-54, 45-49, 40-44, 35-39,
30-34, Cat 5 (novice 10 races or less), Cat 4, Cat 3, Cat 1/2. Categories
may be combined until groups of 5 or more riders can be scored. Juniors
start youngest to oldest.
ENTRY FEES –
ONLINE PRE-REG: (http://obra.org/events/25163/register)
Closes Friday July 7th at 6pm.
RACE DAY: (7:30am – 9am only)
Registration opens at 7:30am and closes at 9:00am sharp in order to begin
on time at 9:30. Please be early to day-of so that we can complete our
paperwork and begin racing on time. Pre-registered riders do not need to
check in, simply show up at your starting time.
MEMBERSHIP & LICENSES – OBRA membership required for all riders. Single day
race memberships are available for $5.00. Season OBRA memberships are
available for $30.00 online, mail in, or in person at the race. If racers
have current proof of WSBA membership, the one day race membership fee will
be waived (one day membership form still needs to be completed).
RACE NUMBERS – We will be using 2016 OBRA Road numbers. Bring your OBRA bib
numbers and pin on LEFT side.
IMPORTANT NOTES –
• Time Trial race rules in effect. Standard bicycle racing rules apply.
Approved helmets required at all times (including riding to and from
registration, during warm-up, cool down, in your jeans, shorts, slippers)
while at the venue. Failure to comply could result in disqualification.
Course is closed for warm-up at all times.
• No alcohol allowed at the venue. This is Corbett School property and we
do not want to lose this venue.
• Please do not park in any business parking lots, unless designated so.
• Please do not park on the course or other traffic right of ways.
• Please use the provided Port-a-Potties, not the bushes.
PROMOTERS – David Saltzberg and David Hart.
Questions or Comments:
Contact Race Director
OUR COMMUNITY: Zone 5 Promotions and OBRA respect the community which is
why a portion of the proceeds benefit the NEMCCA/ OBRA scholarship, a part
of the Corbett Education Foundation.
SAFETY: OBRA and the organizers of this race do not provide insurance
coverage for injuries that occur at the race. The costs related to those
injuries are the responsibility of the individual participants. Permits are
for racing up the mountain only. Your return trip MUST follow the rules of
the road (e.g., do not impede vehicular traffic, do not ride unsafely or