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CACTUS HUGGER

HURRICANE, UT | APRIL 30, 2022

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ONE OF THE MOST SCENIC DESERT COURSES

The race will utilize much of the well renowned Jem Trail, which is a rider favorite in Utah for its fast, flowing nature, as well as sections of the Cryptobiotic and Hurricane Cliffs trails all linked together with some sections of BLM dirt road for an 8.5 mile lap of ripping terrain.



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LAP DISTANCE  
8.5 MILES

ELEVATION GAIN
550 fEEt

Course Map

lil' shredders COURSE MAP

 

Shredders embed

*Click the title "Cactus Hugger" on the map to go to the correct course page.

RACE Info

REGISTRATION

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ADVANCE REGISTRATION ENDS 4/21/2022 at 11pm.

Elite Men and Women - $60
Other Adult - $55
Junior Men and Women - $45
Shredders - $25, Lil' Shredders: $20

ONLINE LATE REGISTRATION ENDS 4/29/2022 AT 6AM. 

Anyone can register in person until the event starts.

Elite Men and Women - $70
Other Adult - $65
Junior Men and Women - $55
Shredders - $35, Lil' Shredders: $30

FRIDAY, APRIL 29, 2022: IN PERSON-LATE REGISTRATION AND PACKET PICK-UP

4:00pm to 7:00pm
Red Rock Bicycle Co.
Corner of 100 S and Bluff St.
St. George, UT

**The race starts early, If possible, please pick your packet up on Friday.*

SATURDAY, APRIL 30, 2022

1st Wave - 6:00 am to 7:00 am

2nd Wave - 8:00-9:00 AM

Packet pick-up on race morning will be right next to the starting line.

Start Time / Distance

Wave 1

Start TimeCategoryLap(s)Distance*
7:15 a.m.Lil' Shredders (9 and Under)21.2 miles
7:17 a.m.Shredder Boys (Up to 12)25.4 miles
7:19 a.m.Shredder Girls (Up to 12)25.4 miles
7:30 a.m.
7:32 a.m.
JV Boys Wave 1
Wave 2
216 miles
7:34 a.m.
7:36 a.m.
Fresh/Soph Boys Wave 1
Wave 2
216 miles
7:38 a.m.JV Girls216 miles
7:40 a.m.Novice Men216 miles
7:42 a.m.Fresh/Soph Girls216 miles
7:44 a.m.Sport Women Open216 miles
7:46 a.m.Sport Women 40+216 miles
7:51 a.m.JH Boys18 miles
7:53 a.m.JH Girls18 miles
7:55 a.m.Novice Women18 miles

Wave 2

Start TimeCategoryLap(s)Distance*
9:15 a.m.Elite Men432 miles
9:17 a.m.Expert Men (Open)324 miles
9:19 a.m.Expert Men (40-49)324 miles
9:21 a.m.Expert Men (50-59)324 miles
9:23 a.m.Elite Women324 miles
9:28 a.m.
9:30 a.m.
Varsity Boys Wave 1
Wave 2
324 miles
9:32 a.m.Singlespeed2
16 miles
9:34 a.m.Varsity Girls2
16 miles
9:36 a.m.Expert Women Open2
16 miles
9:38 a.m.Expert Women 40+2
16 miles
9:40 a.m.Expert Men (60+)216 miles
9:42 a.m.Sport Men Open216 miles
9:44 a.m.Sport Men (35-49)216 miles
9:46 a.m.Sport Men (50+)216 miles
*Lap distance subject to change.
**If there are less than 10 racers in each category, categories may be combined.

Race Day

TimeEvent
6-7 am1st Wave Check In, Registration, Packet Pickup
7:15 am1st Wave Races Start
 (See the "start/distances" tab for specific category time)
8-9 am2nd Wave Check In, Registration, Packet Pickup
9:15 am2nd Wave Races Start
 (See the "start/distances" tab for specific category time)


Directions

Head North on I-15 out of St. George.
Take the Hurricane Exit #16
Take UT-9 into Hurricane and continue to La Verkin.
Turn right to stay on UT-9 headed toward Zion National Park.
From the right hand turn, it is 4.9 miles to Sheep Bridge Road.
Turn right onto Sheep Bridge.
Follow Sheep Bridge Road to the venue.


Accomodations

Camping

On-site Camping Available

Kolob BLM Campground

Amenities include:

Hotels

There are convenient La Quinta and Best Western hotels in Hurricane, and nearby St. George has many hotels and other places of accomodation near the race course. For more options, please see the St. George Area Tourism Office

COURSE TIPS FROM PRO-RIDER: JUSTIN LINDINE

COURSE OVERVIEW

The I-Cup series is heading south to Hurricane UT for round two of its 2018 calendar and this all-new course will likely be scorching fast! The race will utilize much of the well renowned Jem Trail, which is a rider favorite in Utah for its fast, flowing nature, as well as sections of the Cryptobiotic and Hurricane Cliffs trails all linked together with some section of BLM dirt road for an 8.5 mile lap of ripping terrain.



POLICIES & PROCEDURES

  • We plan to adhere to all state and local guidelines for mass gathering numbers. We are also flexible and willing to adhere to any regulations that each venue may have.
  • All racers are encouraged to bring their own hydration.  We will have hydration available.
  • We plan to do starts according to categories and by waves (there are 2 waves)
  • We will separate the starts for each category 1-3 minutes apart to reduce traffic on trails and reduce grouping and passing. 
  • All results and protests will go through the QR code/google documents. After finishing, racers are encouraged to use their personal devices to check results through that QR code. Protest period will be 20 minutes.
  • Final winners can pick up medals and prizes at the podium.
  • If you don’t feel well, please stay home and contact margaret@redrockbicycle.com for information on a transfer or partial refund.

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