GPCM #2 - Het Meer CX (Vancouver, WA) Saturday, Sept. 9th

David Saltzberg

September 7, 2017 at 9:03 AM

Who’s excited for some sand at Het Meer CX at Vancouver Lake Park on
Saturday?! We've been watching the air quality closely and it is improving.
It went from 156 PM2.5 yesterday (unhealthy) to 79 PM2.5 (moderate) today.
Westerly winds will continue to scour out the city on Friday bringing the
AQI to the mid 20's (good).
Forecasters are calling for a great fall day with a high temp of 72. The
course will feature flat, fast sections that are all about pure speed. 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.

*REGISTRATION* – Online pre-registration for the race closes TOMORROW
Friday 9/8 at 5:00pm.

*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.

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

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

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

*FOOD* – We will have hot coffee, Belgian Waffles by vendor “Three Little

*CALL UPS* – Call-ups will be based on series points, 30 deep (See the GPCM
flier for details).

*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 in the Grand Prix Candi Murray.

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

*VOLUNTEERS* – We are still in need of volunteers for the race. You can
sign up at this link and race for free.

See you on SATURDAY the 9th!

Online Registration:

Part of the GPCM:

Het Meer CX facebook event page:

Het Meer CX Course Map:

Het Meer CX video (Credit: Kenji S.):