The short course brings a unique and fun style of racing to Anne Springs Close Greenway. It's a cross between a several forms of traditional bike racing but in a nut shell, its a criterium race on super fun singletrack mountain bike trails. The short track mountain bike race is spectator-friendly and will finish at the Biergarten. Participants, based on category, will race 15 to 25 laps on the fast course. There will be food trucks, an event photographer, live music and flowing cold beer throughout the day.
Blue Star Blitz Short Track Schedule
|Juniors Boys 14 -18||9:30am||30 Minutes||Medals/3|
|Juniors Boys 8 - 13||9:31am
|Beginner Men 19 - 39||10:50am
|Beginner Men 40+||10:51am||45 Minutes
|Sport Men 19 - 39||11:40am
|Sport Men 40+||11:41am
|Expert Men 40+
Short Track races begin with a mass start per each category. There will be one minute between each category start.
||Just as stated...Experts. This category races for approximately 1 hour.|
|Expert 40+||Expert Men 40 years of age and older.|
|Sport Men||Sport Men will be broken into two ages groups. This category is designed for those who have raced in the beginner category or who for those with a little bit of racing experience but are not quite ready to race with the super sport or export men. Race time approximately 1 hour.|
|Beginner Men||Beginner Men will also be broken into two age groups. This category is designed for the true beginner race participant. If you have raced the past two seasons, you are not a beginner. This category is strictly designed for the entry level mountain bike racer. Race time approximately 30 minutes.|
||Master Men is designed for Men ages 50 and older. Race time approximately 40 minutes.|
|Single Speed||Just as stated, for those of you breaking out the single speed bike. Who's going to nail the right gearing?|
|Expert Women||Just as stated...Expert Women. This category is designed for our most experienced and fastest ladies. This category races for approximately 40 minutes.|
|Sport Women||Sport Women is designed for those who have raced in the beginner category or who for those with racing experience but are not quite ready to race with Expert Women. Race time approximately 40 minutes.|
|Beginner Women||This category is designed for the true beginner women mountain bike enthusiast. Race time approximately 30 minutes.|
|Clydesdale||Clydesdale category is designed for participants 200lbs or greater, NOT including the bike.|
|Juniors||Juniors are broken down into three age groups. If Juniors race sport or export in USAC sanctioned races, it is recommended they race sport or expert in this race series as well.