21 District Champions crowned!
SCPS #13 Turkey Trot Cross brings record numbers and lucky for some
It was a day of fun in Verdugo Park in Glendale California as the 8th annual Turkey Trot Cross brought once again record numbers of ‘crossers since its inception and arguably the highest attendance of the 2011-12 Southern California Cyclocross season with over 500 participants from championships to the 12N Turkey Tot Cross Race!
21 District Champions (SCNCA-Southern California Nevada) were crowned this day from 10 years to 65+and despite a month’s worth of rain the weekend brought warm dry conditions this weekend reaching 80+ degrees making for a welcoming day for many! COMPLETE RESULTS can be found on our RESULTS PAGE. Congrats to our elite Women’s Champion Allison Mann (Rock N Road) and our elite Men’s Champion Brian Lopes (Oakley.Ibis) and repeating as our Gold Medalists! COMPLETE REPORT coming later today by Dave Sheek at OutsideAllDay.com. Stay tuned for video clips of our live race coverage by Mike Bowers at BikeTalks.us
Thanks to all the volunteers who made this event a success especially Montrose Bike Shop, PAA, Eaton Design Racing and The TEAM!
Thanks to our race sponsors: Spy Optic presenting sponsor of the Prestige Series, Shimano presenting sponsor of CA Gold Crown Championsip Events leading up to the Prestige Series Finale and the Nor Cal So Cal Showdown in Bakersfield 1/21-22 Weekend. Save the date! Shimano is also the Official Component Sponsor (check out their new CX Cranksets and Brakes, Montrose Bike Shop and Specialized for lots of great prizes along with Velo Pasadena for helping increase our cash purse to elite Men AND Women.
Don’t forget to post your favorite photos on our Flickr SoCalCross Group and post videos on Youtube or Vimeo and tag as: SoCalCross **please send me pics of kids race podium!
Finally, last but not least, thanks to all the racers for racing and being a part of SoCalCross… you are the heart of our sport!!! And congratulations to our new champions – have a great week and hope to see you at UCI CX Los Angeles Weekend 12/3-4!
Photos by Kenneth Hill – Lights and Shadows Photography