Thursday, May 19, 2011

Cycling Hosts Community Summer Short Track Series Every Wednesday

BOULDER (5/19/11) – The University of Colorado cycling team will once again host the Summer Short Track Series every Wednesday beginning on May 25 at the CU East Campus Research Park.

The short track races are timed events in which competitors race mountain bikes on a closed course. Racers of all ages and abilities are welcome to come and compete, from beginners to pros and from children to adults.

Racers may register on the day of the event beginning at 4:30 p.m. for $15 or pre-register online at for $13. Competitors can also register for all 12 summer races for $130.

Racing begins at 5 p.m. with a free 10 minute kids race followed by the Women’s B and Junior Females event at 5:15 p.m. Men’s C and Junior Males hit the track at 5:40 p.m. while Men’s B and Single Speed start at 6:05 p.m. Race day concludes with Women’s A at 6:35 p.m. and Men’s A at 7:15 p.m.

Prizes will be awarded and cash payouts will be given to the overall series winner in each category.

For more information, go online to or, or email

The races will take place at 4001 Discovery Drive in Boulder.

Race Day Schedule
4:30 p.m. – Registration begins
5:00 p.m. – Kid’s Race
5:15 p.m. – Women’s B and Junior Females (20 minutes)
5:40 p.m. – Men’s C and Junior Males (20 minutes)
6:05 p.m. – Men’s B and Single Speed (25 minutes)
6:35 p.m. – Women’s A (25 minutes)
7:15 p.m. – Men’s A (30 minutes)