2013 - BRAC Womens Cross Camp

Unlock the Mysteries of Cyclo-cross in a fun, friendly, female environment!

Date: Saturday, September 7th, 2013 Time: 2-5 p.m.
Address: 155 Crestridge Drive,
Fort Collins, CO 80525
(The old USGP Course)

Registration: $25, includes...
• SWEET t-shirt!
• Fantastic prize drawing!
• Food, drinks and socializing to finish the day!

This Event is Pre-Registration only at:
http://mad.sc/13WCC
• USAC License required.
• 1-Day USAC license fee is $10.
• Registration closes on Sept. 5th at 11:59 p.m.
*This Event is capped at 50 participants, so get em' while they're HOT!!!
• The Camp is for both the novice racer AND those with experience.
• The Camp is at the same location as Kick-It Cross Festival/TT and Cross of the North. One awesome weekend of CROSS.
• Non-stop action, not a lot of talking.
• Mountain bikes welcome (no bar ends, please).
• Helmets required.

Camp Coaches
Ann Trombley: This former Olympian has been
racing and riding Cyclo-cross since 1996. Ann currently coaches the Boulder Junior Cycling Team and has been doing camps for Mountain and Cross since 2004 for ACA/BRAC, USAC and on her own.
• Margell Abel: former CO State Cross Champion with over 20 years of racing experience. And she's a Mom. :)

Camp Director
• Katie Macarelli: of 303Cycling & team member of TheCyclist-Lawyer.com.

2013 - BRAC Womens Cross Camp

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Saturday, September 7, 2013

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5 Comments

When are the Men's Cross Camps?

Women make up 13% of the BRAC/USAC membership, so it would seem that there would be around eight men's cross camps. The majority of funding for BRAC comes from Men's membership and surcharges, so a majority of services should go to men. Not being sexist, just makes business since to provide services and grow the core membership.

It would appear that this

It would appear that this camp is financially separate from BRAC and that they are attempting to cover their own costs by charging a $25 reg fee, though I speculate...

The obvious suggestion is for someone to organize--and charge a fee for--a men's camp. Would you be willing to pay $25 for a men's camp? If it does truly make business sense, then some entrepreneur will certainly step in and fill the gap.

I am guessing some would. In

I am guessing some would. In my case I tend to learn more during a race making the Golden training race for cx, the weekday training crits for road, and racing more useful to me. Cx of the north #1 was my first cross race. It went about as well as expected but I had a blast and learned quite a bit.
My two cents.

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