One of the KC area’s favorite ‘cross races of the year is coming up on New Year’s Eve. ‘Cross of the Old Year 2012 will be held at Herman Laird Park in Shawnee, KS on Monday the 31st. Race day registration opens at 8:30am. Registration for each event closes 30 min. before posted race start time. Racing begins at 10:30 with various men’s and women’s masters categories taking to the course until around noon. Junior and category racing begins after the masters racers finish up their day. This weekend’s racing action, including Grote Prijs held at the same venue on the day before this race, wrap up the Series60CX series.
The promoters over at localcycling.com have this to say about the course:
Expect over 600 meters of pavement/chat each day, some tough berms, barriers and some off camber… Heated registration and bathrooms. Yes, there will be Boulevard Beer served. Series60CX awards at the Monday race.