About the Races and Events category


#1

(Replace this first paragraph with a brief description of your new category. This guidance will appear in the category selection area, so try to keep it below 200 characters. Until you edit this description or create topics, this category won’t appear on the categories page.)

Use the following paragraphs for a longer description, or to establish category guidelines or rules:

  • Why should people use this category? What is it for?

  • How exactly is this different than the other categories we already have?

  • What should topics in this category generally contain?

  • Do we need this category? Can we merge with another category, or subcategory?


#2

What is the criteria to be considered an Epic Race?


#3

Not sure exactly… Maybe something that people consider a bucket list event. Would you like to add an event?


#4

I’m looking at doing The Punisher on August 4th…116 mile race with 11,000+ feet of climbing. The last 7.5 miles is a 3,672’ climb averaging 9.5%. It is a USAC sanctioned event, but they have a citizen option for those that don’t want to officially “race.”


#5

Very cool. Sounds hard. Maybe I should create a subcategory called “Road Races” where people can talk about these longer road races… Like BWR, the “Punisher”. Love the name by the way.