• Future Cross race on tap: A cyclocross race to benefit area junior competitors has been slated for later this month.
Junior Cross is scheduled for Sept. 23 at Seventh Mountain Resort. Proceeds from the event will go to the CXmas Junior Fund, which annually awards travel scholarships for young riders attending the USA Cycling Cyclo-cross National Championships. This season’s national championships are scheduled for Jan. 9-13, 2013, in Madison, Wis.
The Future Cross course will be a combination of grass, pavement and dirt, and the event will field all categories, including beginners, juniors and kiddie cross for kids age 9 and younger.
Advance registration is available at Powered by Bowen on weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. or by mailing an Oregon Bicycle Racing Association waiver form to Powered by Bowen — Future Cross, 143 S.W. Century Drive, Bend, Ore., 97702. Entry fee is $15 for adults through Sept. 21 or $20 on race day, and entry fee for juniors is $10 regardless of date. Additional races cost $10 each, and the kiddie cross race is free.
Packet pickup and the last day of advance registration is Sept. 21 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Powered by Bowen. Race-day registration will begin at 8 a.m. at the resort. For more information, including the race schedule, go to poweredbybowen.com or call 541-585-1500.
— Bulletin staff report