BANNER ELK, N.C. - Head cycling coach Luke Winger has announced that the Lees-McRae Cycling program will offer a July Short Track Training Series on July 2nd, 16th and 30th for $10 a night with no license required at the 2007 and 2008 Collegiate Mountain Bike Nationals Course down near the lacrosse practice fields at the Lees-McRae College athletic facilities.
Start times will vary by times and cycling experience. C Race,
is a beginner race of kids, non-racers or anyone looking for a
workout, will begin at 7 p.m. and will last for 15 minutes. B Race
will begin at 7:30 p.m. and last for 20 minutes. A Race, advanced
race, will begin at 8 p.m. and will last for 25 minutes.
Racers will start in the field and climb up a hill followed by a single track section with a river crossing.
"It is a very fun course for all riders," head coach Luke Winger said.
Race fees will cover insurance and all other proceeds will go directly to the Lees-McRae Cycling program.
Registration will be in the parking lot with no preregistration required.
After the race, all riders can test their handling skills on the Lees-McRae pump track next to the slalom course.
Contact Luke Winger at firstname.lastname@example.org and at (828) 898-3432 for all questions.
Directions: Take 184 from Tynecastle towards Banner Elk. Take a left on Hickory Nut Gap Road and then turn left into the gym parking lot. Once in the parking lot, stay left and park near the softball field