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The Southern California Prestige Series of Cyclocross was formed in 2005 by an informal association of  cycling clubs motivated to become the premier cyclocross series across Southern California and the nation! The Prestige Series will host 18 races over 15 weekends from of racing from San Diego to San Luis Obispo - September 2012 to January 2013.

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SCPS #9 – Storm the Beach

Celo Pacific hosts the return of Storm the Beach - sand, surf and cyclocross meets Belgium in San Diego!

Event Type: SCPS Race
Event Date: Sat Nov 10 2012 Start Time: 9:00 AM
Venue: The BEACH Location: I-5 at Los Pulgas Rd Exit at the Pacific Ocean
Oceanside CA

Celo Pacific hosts the return of Storm the Beach!  Sand, surf, cyclocross meets Belgium at the Pacific Ocean in San Diego!

ATTENTION RACERS:  SATURDAY’S WEATHER FORECAST CALLS FOR 30% CHANCE OF AM SHOWERS WITH WINDS – 14 PMH… LOOKS LIKE WE’LL ESCAPE THE STORM!

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DIRECTIONS: Located along the I-5 Freeway between Oceanside and San Clemente. Approximately one hour south of downtown Los Angeles and 1 hour north of downtown San Diego. From I-5 Freeway (north or southbound), exit Los Pulgas Rd. Go WEST on Los Pulgas Rd, proceed through the yellow gate onto a dirt road toward the ocean to the parking area. There is no charge for parking.

DIRECTIONS: Located along the I-5 Freeway between Oceanside and San Clemente. Approximately one hour south of downtown Los Angeles and 1 hour north of downtown San Diego. From I-5 Freeway (north or southbound), exit Los Pulgas Rd. Go WEST on Los Pulgas Rd, proceed through the yellow gate onto a dirt road toward the ocean to the parking area. There is no charge for parking.

THE COURSE: Wide, fast dirt roads; deep sand sections; barriers; ride-able hard packed beach section; and a few small climbs and technical turns. Race held during LOW TIDE so no need to ride through the surf!

THE VENUE: On the beach at the north end of Oceanside California, just south of San Clemente. The venue’s main area is set up on the bluff overlooking the beautiful Pacific Coast shoreline. Bleachers near the start/finish offer great views of the course. Please park (and ride) only in designated areas. Please do not wander outside of the race course perimeter.

REGISTRATION: Pre-register on-line at www.socalcross.org Online registration closes Thursday, Nov. 8 at 11:59 pm (PST). Race Day registration opens at 7:30 am and closes 15 minutes prior to each race category start. $5 late fee for race day registration. Add a second race for $5. Note: age groups are based on your cyclocross racing age – your age on Dec. 31, 2013.

This is an American Bicycle Racing sanctioned event. USA Cycling does not recognize ABR for USAC upgrade and ranking points.

Don’ forget this is race 1 of 2 in North County San Diego and the last one scheduled as part of the Prestige Series this season.  SAVE A LITTLE FOR energy for SUNDAY’S SPYclocross Race. As well, REFUEL AND REVIVE Saturday after the race:

$10 WEEKEND DISCOUNT IF YOU REGISTER ONLINE  at ATHLETE PATH BY THURS 11.8 11:59PM * register for one day and you will receive a $10 coupon code for the 2nd day.

  • Bailey Bikes and CarbonFrameRepair.com present… Saturday Night Cyclocross Revival Party, Nov 10th 6pm-10pm after Storm the Beach. Check out the new Bailey HQ in Escondido, get some food and brew and refuel for Sunday’s SPYclocross at Lake Hodges!

  • Bring your bathing suit – Jacuzzi time and heated pool!
  • Food and drinks asking donation to benefit: “Challenged Athletes Foundation’s® (CAF) Operation Rebound® program is the premier sports and fitness program for American military personnel, veterans and first responders with permanent physical disabilities. It provides unparalleled opportunities to pursue active, athletic lifestyles by offering access to funding for equipment and training and competition expenses, Military Medical Center Physical Training (MMCPT) and sports clinics. Visitwww.operationrebound.org

Event Information

2012 StB Race Flyer v2

Race Results

Storm the Beach Results ( target="_blank">Web | PDF)

STORM THE BEACH 2012 COURSE MAP

StormTheBeachCourseMap
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