The Race of Truth
The 2017 Missouri State Championship Time Trial
Centralia, Missouri- Saturday, August 4th
Athlete Guide - Read it, please!
The Course: The State Championship course is a 12.5 (20K) out and back on Missouri Highways CC and V. Senior categories will race 25 miles (40K), Junior categories and select Masters Categories will race 12.5 miles (20K). Both distances will have a turn around mid-distance. The course is primarly flat with gentle rollers and 5 wide open turns. The course is on quiet, scenic, rural roads that have very few intersections and very light traffic starting just west of Downtown Centralia. The Missouri State Criterium Championship will be held on Saturday, August 4th in Jefferson City, MO.
Categories: Medals will be awarded to the top three finishers per category. For fields that have three or more participants the winner will receive a Missouri State Championship Jersey. Non-Missouri residents are eligible for placing, but not medals or jerseys. PLEASE NOTE Merckx Category Requirements- NO Aerobars, NO Aero Helmets, NO Skinsuits, NO Shoe Covers and NO wheels with over 28mm rim depth. NO debating. Just ride fast non-aero like Eddy. Also note - Categories will be separated or combined accordingly for BAR scoring.
Directions to the Start Line from Centralia: The Time Trial Course start will be located just west of downtown Centralia on Hwy CC. Staging/Start Line will be near the Boone County Fire Station #10 at the intersection of Hwy CC and Rodney Griffin St. Parking and Registration will be located at the New Beginnings Center lot off Hwy 124/Hwy CC. Do not park in the gravel lot on the north side of the highway. Please be courteous as the folks at New Beginnings have been nice enough to allow us access to their lot that is super close to the Start/Finish. THANK YOU.
Directions to Centralia: From Highway 70- from the east or from the west, take Hwy Z (just east of Columbia, MO) exit north to Centralia. Approximately 20 miles north of Hwy 70. Centralia link with cool things to see and do in the area. Centralia Town Flyer.
Pre Registration: is $35 prior to July 1st, $40 prior to August 4th. $20 for juniors. Fee includes $4.35 rider insurance surcharge/MOBRA Fee. Pre-registration is available at www.bikereg.com - there will be a slight surcharge for pre-registration. Pre-registration closes at 9 AM CDT on 8/4/2017.
Race Day Registration: is $45. Fee includes $4.35 rider insurance surcharge/MOBRA Fee. Race day registration is from 7:30 am - 8:30 am.
PLEASE NOTE: Pre-registered riders will be staged by category in order of registration. Race Day registrants will be staged in order of registration AFTER the last pre-registered rider. A start list will be posted online in advance of the race. If you miss your start or suffer a mechanical- a restart at the end of the start list can be provided. First Rider will depart at 9:00 am. Please stay to the right and make way for all emergency vehicles!
Categories and Distances:
|Men's Category||Distance||Women's Category||Distance|
|Category 1/2||40K||Women 1/2/3||40K|
|Category 3||40K||Women 4/5||40K|
|Category 4||40K||Masters 30-34||40K|
|Category 5||40K||Masters 35-39||40K|
|Masters 30-34||40K||Masters 40-44||40K|
|Masters 35-39||40K||Masters 45-49||40K|
|Masters 40-44||40K||Masters 50-54||40K|
|Masters 45-49||40K||Masters 55-59||40K|
|Masters 50-54||40K||Masters 60+||20K|
|Masters 55-59||40K||Masters 70+||20K|
|Merckx Men||40k||Merckx Women||40K|
|Masters 60+||20K||Junior 10-12||20K|
|Masters 70+||20K||Junior 13-14||20K|
|Junior 10-12||20k||Junior 15-16||20K|
|Junior 13-14||20K||Junior 17-18||20K|
|Junior 15-16||20K||Tandem ALL||40K|
Held under USAC Permit. For more info please contact Mike Weiss at firstname.lastname@example.org
For recommendations for fun stuff to do in the area please contact the Jefferson Ciity Convention and Visitors Bureau. www.visitjeffersoncity.com or (573) 632-2820
Please contact our host hotel to make reservations:
Capitol Plaza Hotel
415 West McCarty Street
Jefferson City, MO 65101
Toll Free Number: 800-338-8088
Hotel Phone: 573-635-1234
Online reservations: www.capitolplazajeffersoncity.com
Right side of page: Quick Reservations – Click the BOOK NOW button
Click the Tab: Groups
It will pop up an Attendee Login:
Park and Register at the New Beginnings Lot
Course Map with Parking
View MO State Championship Time Trial Route in a larger map