The Ronde Ohop is
a Washington Cup event. The Washington Cup series of events evoke the
Belgian tradition of short, fast and hard races. Running through rural Eatonville and the
local parks the race runs on good county roads with 13 total miles of dirt
: Online at USACycling
or day of at the Mashel Loop. Registration closes 20 minutes before the
start of each event. The entry fee
includes $3 per rider per day for USA Cycling insurance. A current year USA
Cycling Rider Waiver and Release form must be signed by the participant and, if
under 18, by the parent or legal guardian.
To enter any race for Men Cat 4 and above or Women Cat 3
and above a USAC annual license must be presented. Purchase online at USACycling.org
(not for sale at the race). All beginners (Cat 5 Men, Cat 4
Women) may race on one-day license. No exceptions. OBRA riders of any category
other than Beginner must present a valid USAC license. Foreign riders must
purchase one-day license or present proof of out-of-country insurance. One-day
licenses are $10, available at the race.
WSBA numbers will be used. The officials request that both bib
numbers be clearly visible placed parallel with your jersey’s side seam on the
back and above the pockets. Frame number should be attached per WSBA
instructions. Examples of proper placement: http://gcracingllc.com/numberplacement.aspx
Rental numbers are available for a $10 fee ($5 refundable). For out-of-state
riders a $5 number refundable deposit will be assessed.
Race starts at Mashel Loop field. Races will cover 2 to 4 laps of the 6 mile Eatonville Loop circuit
(all paved) then 10 laps of the Mashel
Loop (the Mashel Loop is 1 mile road, 1.25 mile dirt). Course map &
profiles can be found at http://www.mapmyride.com/routes/view/18148494
wheel support will be provided. In
addition to two neutral wheel pits, there will be two additional wheels in/wheels
out pits on the course for a total of three wheel pits on the Mashel Loop. The
organizer is not responsible for wheels or equipment left at the race.
will be posted at registration. Results become final 15 minutes after posting.
Questions concerning results should be directed to the Chief Judge at the
Directions to Start:
Parking will be at the Nisqually- Mashel State Park on the right under the
power lines. For navigation or map purposes the address 437th St E Eatonville, Wa near the intersection of Hwy 7 and Mashel Prairie Rd. Note that there is a similar address near LaGrande. This is not correct so be sure it's the one off Hwy 7.
From North or South on I-5 Take exit 127. Drive east on Hwy 512 for two
miles, then take the Pacific Ave./Mt. Rainier exit south. Follow Pacific Ave.
about five miles to where the road splits in a "Y." Follow signs for
Mt. Rainier (the left branch of the fork) taking Hwy 7 south. Drive about 17
miles, passing Ohop Valley Rd. At the
top of the long sweeping hill turn right onto the Mashel Prairie Road on the
right side. Go about ¾ of a mile and park on the right side under the power
Pruitt at firstname.lastname@example.org
Additional Event Info:
Labels: Kermesse, Ronde Ohop