cyclocross

1 – 7 November 2017

Running:

The Eve Carson Memorial 5K is run in remembrance of a former UNC student body president’s legacy of outstanding leadership and community service.

Instead of herding cats there is herd of runners benefiting cats at the Purr Partners 5k Run Until They All Have A Home.

Cycling:

As if last weekend’s Umstead Gravel Grinder was not enough to wear out all the mountain bikers, TORC is having the 6 Hours of Briar Chapel this weekend.

The North Carolina Cyclocross series returns to the area with NCCX Race 6 in Durham after Race 2 was held last month in Raleigh.

Driving:

The monthly Cars and Coffee Morrisville car enthusiast gathering where owners bring their own cars and view a variety of others.

Featured:

The City of Oaks Marathon is held on city streets and greenways in Raleigh and is part of the growing list of area marathons.

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Durham Cross

What: Durham Cross

Where: Rock Quarry Park, 701 Stadium Drive, Durham, NC 27704

When: Saturday 7 October 2017 from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm

The cycling event has multiple races and is organized by Berger Hardware Bikes

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BHB DIX Cross- BHB Cross Central NC Race 2

What: BHB DIX Cross- BHB Cross Central NC Race 2

Where: Pullan Park North, 107 Pullan Road, Raleigh, NC 27607

When: Saturday 9 September 2017 from 9:30 am to 3:00 pm

The cyclocross is organized by Berger Hardware Bikes.

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BHB DIX Cross- BHB Cross Central NC Race 1

What: BHB DIX Cross- BHB Cross Central NC Race 1

Where: Pullan Park North, 107 Pullan Road, Raleigh, NC 27607

When: Saturday 9 September 2017 from 9:30 am to 3:00 pm

The cyclocross is organized by Berger Hardware Bikes.

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2016 Cycling Review

With the end of the year approaching, it is time to look back at the cycling events within the Raleigh-Durham, NC area.

Road Racing:

For road cycling racers there were many USA Cycling sanctioned races and series hosted by area bike clubs are businesses. The Keep Raleigh Boring Criterium on 21st of February, the Chatham County Road Race on 5th of March and the Bull City Grand Prix the next day all run by the Carolina Cycling Association. The NCSU Cycling Club hosted the Wolfpack Classic Road Race & Criterium on the weekend of the 23rd and 24th of April. On May 16th was the Falls Lake Road Race run by Team Spoke Cycles. In May and June was the Backyard Series Criterium. On the Forth of July was the appropriately named Firecracker Ride run by the Capital Cycling Club. Later in the month on the 6th was the Velo4Yellow run by the Raleigh Gyros Cycling Club.

Cyclocross:

Cranking out laps on pavement, on dirt and over obstacles, cyclo-cross provides a variety of challenges for competitors. The Cross Central Series with the local events held at the Dorthea Dix Campus in Raleigh, Fuquay-Varina and Rock Quarry Park in Durham in September and October. The North Carolina Cyclo-Cross Series had multiple events around the state, with two in the area. One in Durham and one in Raleigh on consecutive weeks in November.

Mountain Biking:

Triangle Off-Road Cyclists, the local chapter of IMBA, had racing events on single track ride in the woods. The competitive calendar was: Curse at the Crab Race on the 17th of April, Moar XC Racing on the 10th of July, Beaverdam/New Light Challenge on 28th of August, Briar Patch XC on the 18th of September, Umstead Gravel Grinder on 29th of October and 6 Hours of Briar Chapel on 6th of November.

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OMA: NC Cyclo-Cross Race #7

What: North Carolina Cyclo-Cross Race Number 7

Where: Raleigh, NC

When: Saturday 12 November 2016 10:00, 1 Mile 10:30 am 10K and 5K

The event features multiple classes for Elite, Masters, Men, Women and Juniors.

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OMA: NC Cyclo-Cross Race #6

What: North Carolina Cyclo-Cross Race Number 6

Where: Durham, NC

When: Saturday 5 November 2016

The event features multiple classes for Elite, Masters, Men, Women and Juniors.

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