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Saturday, June 6, 2009 -- Thomas, WV / Near Thomas, West Virginia
Tour of Tucker County Road Race - WVRRS # 3 (iPO Event Id#: 11707)

[Results]

Results: [2008]

Tour of Tucker County
Road Race
June 6, 2009
Thomas, WV
USAC Permit #2009-423
WV Road Race Series #3

Voted top 10 hardest race courses in America by Velo News!

Offical Race Flyer: Sugarlands Race Flyer (PDF)


     Category       Distance     Start       Prize     Field Limit
    M Cat 1/2/3   52 Miles     11:00       $350/5        100
   M Cat 4/5     37 Miles     11:20    Prize($200)/5    75
   M Cat 5       37 Miles     11:25    Medals/3         50
   M 40+         37 Miles     11:10       $150/3        75
   Women Open      37 Miles     11:15       $250/5         75 
    Women Cat 4       37 Miles     11:15    Medals/3          50     
Junior 12-18      37 Miles     11:15    Prize($150)/3     50
   M 50+          37 Miles     11:10    Prize($150)/3     50
   M 60+          37 Miles     11:10        Medals/3      75
Women 50+         37 Miles     11:15        Medals/3      75

Course: View a copy of the Course Map
Mountain Top Finish! Returning race course for 2009 in the heart of the Mon National Forest! Be prepared to climb with this course. Cat 1/2/3 will see three large climbs over 7 miles long. All other class will face two large climbs of 7 miles in length as well. This course also takes you along the Cheat River for several miles over wonderful view of the mountain state. The course will features a mountain top fnish at Suagerlands. This climb has one of the largest grades in the entire county. The start of this race will happen at the large windmills at the top of Suagarland, but for safety reason it will be a controled roll to the bottom. This will give riders who didn't get a chance to pre-ride the course a good view of the finishing climb. Once at the bottom of the mountain the race is on. The Cat 4/5 rider will do one loop of the course "view course map". The 1/2/3's will have to do the climb at location two times before returning to the sugarlands road.

Registration:

Preregister on Bikereg.com for only $20. Race day registration will be $25 and will open at 9:00AM. USAC license required for M 1/2/3, one day licenses are available at race site for $10 for all classes except M123. Race day registration opens at 9:00 AM, and closes at 10:30 AM.

How to get there:

From Morgantown, WV - Take I-68 to exit #4 at Friendsville, Maryland. Then take Route 42 South to McHenry. Turn onto 219 south. Follow 219 south to Thomas, West Virginia. Continue following 219 for four more miles until you come to Tucker County High School.. Travel Time: 1 hour, 30 minutes.

From Pittsburgh, PA - Take I-79 south to Morgantown, West Virginia. Then turn onto I-68 east. Take I-68to exit #4 at Friendsville, Maryland. Then take Route 42 South to McHenry. Turn onto 219 south. Follow 219 south to Thomas, West Virginia. Continue following 219 for four more miles until you come to Tucker County High School.. Travel Time: 2 hour, 30 minutes.

From Washington, DC - Take I-68 to exit #14 at Keyers Ridge, Maryland. Turn onto 219 south. Follow 219 south to Thomas, West Virginia. Continue following 219 for four more miles until you come to Tucker County High School. Travel Time: 3 hour.

From Charleston, WV - Take I-79 north to Weston, West Virginia. Then turn onto route 33 east. Take route till the express way comes to and end. Then take 219 north towards Thomas, West Virginia. Continue following 219 for thirty seven miles until you come to Tucker County High School.. Travel Time: 2 hour, 30 minutes.

Results will be sent to USACycling.org.
Sag support will be provided.

Need More Information:
J.R. Petsko
P.O. Box 660
Davis, WV 26260
304-612-0301
jrpetsko@hotmail.com


Start Date: 2009-06-06     Start Time: 11:00am
Event Name: Tour of Tucker County Road Race - WVRRS # 3
Location(s): Thomas, WV 26292
Near Thomas, West Virginia
Event Type(s): Bike
  Road
Event Distance(s): 37mi 52mi
Contact(s): J.R. Petsko
   Email: jrpetsko@hotmail.com
Affiliate(s): West Virginia Road Race Series
West Virginia Mountain Bike Association
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