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Rolling Thunder Cyclocross Race

Sat October 19 - Sun October 20, 2024 Missoula, MT 59808 US Directions
MTCX Super Prestige #3 & #4
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Events

SATURDAY

$10 - $35 10/19 9:15AM - 7:00PM MDT
Events: 9 and Under Boys or Girls (Saturday) 10-12 Girls (Saturday) 10-12 Boys (Saturday) 13-14 Girls (Saturday) 13-14 Boys (Saturday) 15-16 Girls (Saturday) 17-18 Girls (Saturday) 15-16 Boys (Saturday) 17-18 Boys (Saturday) Masters Women - 40-49 (Saturday) Masters Women - 50-59 (Saturday) Masters Women - 60+ (Saturday) Masters Men - 40-49 (Saturday) Masters Men - 50-59 (Saturday) Masters Men - 60+ (Saturday) MTB Race (Saturday) Women Cat 1/2/3/4 (Saturday) Men Cat 1/2/3/4 (Saturday) (Dark)

SUNDAY

$20 - $35 10/20 9:15AM - 1:30PM MDT
Events: 10-12 Boys (Sunday) 10-12 Girls (Sunday) 13-14 Boys (Sunday) 13-14 Girls (Sunday) 15-16 Boys (Sunday) 15-16 Girls (Sunday) 17-18 Boys (Sunday) 17-18 Girls (Sunday) Masters Women - 40-49 (Sunday) Masters Women - 50-59 (Sunday) Masters Women - 60+ (Sunday) Women Cat 1/2/3/4 (Sunday) Masters Men - 40-49 (Sunday) Masters Men - 50-59 (Sunday) Masters Men - 60+ (Sunday) MTB Race (Sunday) Men Cat 1/2/3/4 (Sunday)

Place

5417 Trumpeter Way
Missoula, MT US 59808

Description

ROLLING THUNDER 2024 - OCTOBER 19th - 20th

MTCX Super Prestige #3 & #4

USA Cycling Sanctioned

 

 

Venue

Big Sky Brewery - 5417 Trumpeter Way, Missoula, MT 59808

 

 

MTCX Super Prestige

The weekend series is called the MTCX Super Prestige, it a USA Cycling Series with 6 races. We are selling season's passes for the MTCX Super Prestige for $150. All categories battling for the overall in there field. 20. 18, 16, 14, 12, 10, 8, 6, 4, 2 (no dropped races

 

SEASON SCHEDULE: 

September 21/22 - Six Mile Cross - MTCX Super Prestige #1 & #2

October 19/20 - Rolling Thunder - Big Sky Brewery - MTCX Super Prestige #3 & #4

November 1/2/3 - Pan Am CX  - Mavs  Stadium - MTCX Super Prestige #5 & #6

 

 

Missoula Wednesday Night Series

The Missoula Cyclocross Series is 7 weeks and a clinic.  It also has a corresponding youth program called "Rangers." SEASON SCHEDULE:
 

September 18 - Skills Clinic - 18450 Six Mile
September 25 - Six Mile - Pretzel Cross
October 2 – Ranch Club - Sausage Cross
October 9 – Ranch Club - Arnold Palmer Cross
October 16 – Big Sky Brewery - Soup Cross
October 23 – Big Sky Brewery - Caserole Cross
October 30 – Mavs Stadium - Candy Cross - Finale

 

Registration Check/In:

  • Friday at MTCX 9am-6pm
    • Day of Check in will start Saturday at 8:00AM - 6:00PM 
    • Checkin at least 60 minutes before each race
  • Online Registration will be open all day on race day, but day of price is $50

 

 

Saturday

  • 8:00 Check-in and reg open
  • 8am - 9am - Course Open
  • 9:15am -  9 and under race boys and girls
  • 9:45am  - 13-14 boys, 13-14 girls, 10-12 boys, 10-12 girls
  • 10:45am - 17-18 girls, 15-16 girls
  • 12:00pm - 17-18 boys, 15-16 boys
  • 1:15pm - Masters Women - 40-49, 50-59, 60+
  • 2:30pm - Masters Men - 40-49, 50-59, 60+
  • 4:00pm - MTB Race
  • 5:45pm - Women Cat 1/2/3/4
  • 7:00pm - Men Cat 1/2/3/4

Sunday

  • 8:00 Check-in and reg open
  • 8:00am - 9:00am - Course Open
  • 9:15am  - 13-14 boys, 13-14 girls, 10-12 boys, 10-12 girls
  • 10:00am - 17-18 girls, 15-16 girls,17-18 boys, 15-16 boys
  • 12:00pm - Masters Women - 40-49, 50-59, 60+,Women Cat 1/2/3/4
  • 1:30pm -Masters Men - 40-49, 50-59, 60+, Men Cat 1/2/3/4,MTB Race

 

Night Race 

It will get dark and the Men Cat 1/2/3/4 will be at night, bring lights.

 

Points and Sanctioning

Rolling Thunder and the MTCX Super Prestige is a USA Cycling Event.  Points go to your call up at the National Championship.

 

Podiums

Top three in each race category will be on podium. Podiums will be recognized immediately after each race.  Prizes and medals provided by Zillastate.

 

Call Ups

Register by Wed before Thunder to ensure you are considered for a callup. At least 8 in each category will get a call up for the front line. We may call past 8 if time allows from rider rankings/criteria below. Once we are done calling, then everyone else can line up first come, first serve.

  1. 1st Callup - Current MTCX Super Prestige Leader
  2. Front 2 Rows - MTCX Super Prestige Standings
  3. Other Rows - Crossresults.com

Sunday will be the same call up.

 

Parking

Big Sky Brewery is mostly on street parking, please don't park in local businesses.

 

Team Tents

Team tents will be available, please reserve yours in the store here.

 

Course Pre-riding. 

While a race is occurring, please no pre-riding the course. There are  dedicated slots on the schedule for pre-riding. After each race, there should be 10 minutes where you can do some pre-riding.   

 

Lodging

Please also hit up Keyvin Pollington's City Center Motel Keyvin is a strong supporter of Missoula Cycling.  City Center Motel is located downtown Missoula. 

 

What makes this race special:

  • 18 years of best in the west CX racing! Year of the Rattlesnake
  • Free Beer Garden presented by Big Sky Brewery.
  • Kid's Race and Junior racing. 
  • Women's and mens elite races are in the dark, we have lights on the course
  • Fans.
  • Prizes by Zillastate

 

Food and Beverage

  • The beer garden is sponsored by by Big Sky Brewery with beer, seltzer, and seltzer water.
  • Grist and Black Coffee providing breakfast and coffee.

 

Pricing


$35 per race per day all events.
Second race of the day is $15
One Day USA Cycling License is $10
$50 per race for day of registration.
MTCX Super Prestige Seasons Pass $150
Missoula Wednesday Night Seasons Pass $100
Vibe Pass $250

 

FAQ

Q: I'm not a USA Cycling Member. Can I race and what category?

  • Yes, you will race on a one day license.  Consider the morning age group races first.

Q: Can I race more than one race in the day? 

  • Yes! Race as many times as you want Saturday and Sunday.

Q: Do I need a CX bike?

  • No. Gravel bikes and mountain bikes work great! Just make sure if you have a MTB you take off any bar end extenders.

 

 

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