2009 Inland Northwest Cyclocross Series


Held under USCF, permit #'s 2009-2365; 2009-2366; 2009-2476, 2009-2478, 2009-2509, 2009-2530, 2009-2840

Organized by Emde Sports, Vertical Earth and Allegro Cyclery, Team W.A.R. & Cycle Sports


We would like to thank everyone, athletes, officials, sponsors and promoters,
who made this a great Cyclocross Series!

Thanks, Marla & Michael


2009 Results


2008 Results

2007 Results

2006 Results

If you have photos or a video of the Riverstone Cross Race could you please send some to me? Thanks. 

Why I Do Cyclocross? by Hank Greer

More photos from Riverside, thanks to Michael Conley and Hank Greer!

Album #1     Album #2

Other Race Videos:
Riverstone, Coeur d'Alene
Liberty Lake County Park, Liberty Lake
Riverside State Park, Spokane

Stanger Farm, Walla Walla
Oasis Park, Ephrata


Thank you to our race hosts:

Allegro Cyclery, Cycle Sports, Emde Sports, Vertical Earth & Wenatchee Area Racers -

Thank you to our sponsors:

Hammer Nutrition; Vertical Earth; Allegro Cyclery; Fitness Fanatics; Rocky's II;
Cycle Sports; Spokane Regional Sports Commission; Emde Sports

Please read the 2009 USAC CYCLOCROSS Rules


October 11th 09 Couer d'Alene, ID The Village at Riverstone
October 18th 09 Liberty Lake, WA Liberty Lake County Park
October 25th 09 Spokane, WA Riverside State Park, 7-mile area (start & finish is in the airfield)
October 31st 09 Walla Walla, WA Stanger Farm
November 1st 09 Walla Walla, WA Rooks Park
November 8th 09 Ephrata, WA Oasis Park
November 15th 09 Spokane, WA Riverside State Park, 7-mile area
November 22nd 09 Coeur d'Alene The Village at Riverstone -- Finals


CYCLOCROSS:  There is no pre-registration. On site registration opens at 10:00 am and closes 15 minutes before the event. USCF and NORBA licenses will be accepted. A one day USCF license is $10.00 in addition to the $20.00 entry fee. One day licenses are only available for Category 5 (Men) or Category 4 (Women).  Entry fees include all USCF surcharges. The promoter reserves the right to split and combine fields as field sizes warrant. All junior participants must have parent/guardian release forms signed and purchase one day licenses if necessary. Approved helmets are required.  All fields are open to both USCF and NORBA licensed riders. Mountain bike bar ends must be removed for mass start events. Races are held come rain, shine, sleet, or snow! 

$20.00 entry, if you want to race a 2nd category on that same day the 2nd race will be $12.00.

 Juniors 18yrs. under $10.00 if you race the Junior race!

CATEGORIES /        START TIMES /                 PRIZES

Start Time Race Duration Categories
11:30am 45min Women A (Cat. 1-3); Men B (Cat. 4-5)
Masters 40-49 (all categories); Masters 50+ (all categories) 
700c wheels only)
12:30pm  30min Rookie Men (never done a CX race), Women B (Cat 4), Juniorís and MTB (Men &              Women combined)
1:30pm 55min Men A (Cat. 1-3) (700c wheels only)


Please read the 2009 USAC CYCLOCROSS Rules

Point distribution will be 10 deep:  15, 13, 12, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5 and 4 for showing up.
 Before each race there will be a drawing to determine if the race will be scored double points! This should keep the racing interesting throughout the series.

Prizes: Cash and Merchandise ($499.-)! Distributed at the end of the series.



Riverside State Park driving directions (7- Mile Area):
From I-90 take the "Maple St. Bridge Exit" (Exit 280). Drive North on S Walnut St. go over the Maple Street Bridge. Follow Maple St. all the way to Francis Ave. (approx. 5 miles); take a left on to Francis Ave. Francis will become HWY 281 follow it down the hill until you get to "7 Mile Road". Take a left turn at 7 Mile Rd. drive over the bridge and take an immediate left turn after the bridge go for approx. 0.2 miles and follow signs to parking area.

The Village at Riverstone, CdA driving directions:
From Downtown Spokane take I-90 East to Coeur d'Alene, ID. Take exit # 11 (NW Blvd) take a right at  NW-Blvd take a right at Lakewood Drive and follow the signs.

Walla Walla driving direction:
Stanger Farm - Private property!. From the east, Hwy 12 to Sapolil Rd (4.4 miles past Dixie, 1.1 miles past Sapolil E Rd). Right turn. 1.0 mile to Stanger driveway. From the west, Hwy 12 to Sapolil Rd (9/10 mile past the weigh station east of WW). Turn left, and 1.0 mile to the driveway.

Rooks Park in Walla Walla:
From downtown,
take Main St east. Soft right on Isaacs at the end of Main St. Go 3.9 miles, and turn right on Mill Creek Rd (2.6 miles past Wilbur Ave). Another right on Rooks Park Rd after about 7/10 mile.

From Hwy 12,
take the eastern-most WW exit. Left on Mill Creek Rd, right on Rooks Park Rd.

Oasis Park in Ephrata:
2541 Basin St. SW, Ephrata; from Ephrata head South on Basin St (highway 28) about 2 miles to Oasis Park on the right.

Liberty Lake County Park:
From I-90 (Liberty Lake exit) drive East on Appleway take a right on to Molter and drive South. Take a left turn on to Valleyway follow the road, eventually Valleyway will turn into Lakeside Road, drive South until Zephyr Road take a right and continue to the County Park.



Spokane Area - Michael Emde 509-326-6983
Coeur d'Alene Area - Michael Gaertner 208-667-5503
Walla Walla Area - Steve Rapp
Ephrata Area - Jake Maedke
Liberty Lake -
Theo Probst 509-893-2453



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