GPCM #2: Het Meer CX (Sat 9/9) / Castelli Leader Jerseys

David Saltzberg

September 4, 2017 at 9:15 AM

Who’s excited for some sand at Het Meer CX at Vancouver Lake Park this
coming SATURDAY?! This is one for the Clydes and big motors, flat, fast,
and all about pure power. Oh, and we’ll be on the beach for a long leg.
It’s hard packed and fast, but getting down and back up will be a unique
challenge. Look like we might be in for great fall day.

REGISTRATION – Online pre-registration for the race closes Friday 9/8 at

DAY OF RACE REGISTRATION - Registration opens at 7:45am and closes 15
minutes before each race. Please schedule enough time for registration,
especially if you still have to purchase an OBRA license. ( )

OBRA Membership - BRING YOUR OBRA MEMBERSHIP CARD! This will be required to
register. If you forget it, you will need to buy a one day license.

LOCATION - The race will be held in VANCOUVER, WA at Vancouver Lake Park.
Check the flier for detailed directions.

MECHANICAL SUPPORT – Sellwood Cycle Repair will be providing free
mechanical support.

PARKING - The City of Vancouver has reinstated the parking fee. It is $3
per vehicle, so try to carpool and arrive early.

NO ALCOHOL allowed at the city park. We’ll have all the beer you need at
NINKROSSI (Sept. 23rd).

TEAM TENTS - We will have a team tent area designated along the finishing
straight near registration.

FOOD – We will have hot coffee, and Waffles by vendor “Three Little Birds”.

CALL UPS – Call-ups will be based on series points (See the GPCM flier for

NUMBERS – We will be using 2017 OBRA CX numbers. They will be good for all
GPCM races and Cross Crusade races. Bring your 2017 OBRA card for

RACING AGE - your racing age is your age on 12/31/2017.

GPCM – This is the 2nd race of 7 in the Grand Prix Candi Murray.

T-SHIRTS – GPCM t-shirts for sale at the venue. $20 each.

FUN – Expect to have a blast! See you on SATURDAY the 9th.

See you at the race!

Online Registration:

Part of the GPCM:

Het Meer CX facebook event page:

Het Meer CX Course Map:

GPCM Castelli Leaders (after race #1)

The GPCM Castelli Leaders Jersey will be awarded to the leader of select
categories (based on current points) before each race. The points leader of
each category is required to wear their leader's jersey while they maintain
their lead. Race attendance and participation is mandatory to receive the
jersey. If a leader is not present, it goes to the next highest seeded

We were able to hand out most of the leaders at David Douglas last weekend.
Thanks Castelli! If you did not pick one up, you can pick up your jersey at

Below is a list of the current leaders.

Athena - Sonja Ebert
Clydesdale - Aaron Coker
Elite Junior Men 1/2 - Elijah Krause
Elite Junior Women 1/2 - (vacant)
Masters 35+ 1/2 - Shannon Skerritt
Masters 35+ 3 - Michael Collins
Masters 35+ 4 - Brian Wise
Masters 50+ - Perry Lund
Masters 60+ - Mark Schwyhart
Masters Women 35+ 1/2 - Katy Salinas
Masters Women 35+ 3 - Rebecca Hillary
Masters Women 50+ - Eileen Kelly-Foulston
Men 1/2 - Andrew Coe
Men 2/3 - Doug Merritt
Men 4 - Travis Power
Men 5 - Jake von Duering (GPCM t-shirt)
Singlespeed - Steven Beardsley
Singlespeed Women - Ivy Audrain
Women 1/2 - Beth Ann Orton
Women 3 - Kayt Mathers
Women 4 - Alexandria Schultz
Women 5 - Kimberly Kathrein (GPCM t-shirt)