The 2014 MCF Cyclocross Rider of the Year Competition wraps up this Saturday under the lights at Star Cross! The racing has been very competitive this year and there are some important race categories left to be decided in the final race!
The Junior Girls 15-18 has Valerie McGoldrick in a sold lead but only 11 points separate Wyatt Singh and Anya Malarski.
The Junior Girls 9-12 looks to be coming down to a battle between Jennifer Mettler and Erika Peterson!
Adam Vail will win the Junior Boys 13-14 but 2nd place is being fought between Nick Carter and Ethan Peterson.
Sam Westlake will win the Junior Boys 15-18 but four riders are within two points for second place and Samuel Elson, Nick Gordon, Trek Malarski and Mikael Ellingson will find out who wins on Saturday!
In the Open 35+ category the results are currently tied between Jay Henderson and Paul Krumrich!
Arik Jon Holm will win the Open 45+ but 2nd place will be decided between Jason Snider and Charles Jacobs.
The Open 55+ sees a 3 point difference between Bruce Porter and Robert Ogren, with David Delperdang, Charles Townsend, William Kuster, Mark Overgaard and Matthew McLean still fighting for 3rd place overall!
In the Men’s 3 category Levon Kalemkiarian leads but Chris Van Ert is 15 points behind. With Kalemkiarian out of town for the weekend Van Ert can win Rider of the Year if he wins the race! Colin Catlin, Matt Nelson, Kevin Guiney and Andrew Thompson are all battling for the 3rd place position.
The Women’s 3 sees Chelsea Strate in the lead by 15 points. All she has to do is finish in the points on Saturday night and she will win Rider of the Year! Behind Chelsea is Heidi Goodson, Rebecca Ireland, Gwen Jorgensen and Stacy Kalemkiarian fighting for 2nd place!
Fred Mills has the Single Speed category locked up but Buckley Birnholz, Daniel Strese, Monte Dirks and Ryan Horkey are all still fighting for 2nd place.
CJ Faulkner leads the Men’s 1/2 category with Chris Fisher in 2nd. Josh Bauer, Eric Thompson are battling for 3rd place.
Lina Sone and Carol Jeane Sansome are separated by just 1 point in the Women’s 1/2 category with Jennifer Nowlin and Corey Coogan Cisek still in competition for 3rd place.
All will be decided this Saturday night at Star Cross! Join us for the final MCF Rider of the Year Cyclocross Race!
Please note, this article to hype the MCF CX Rider of the Year series in no way takes into account the best
6 7 of 9 race format to determine the overall winner of the Series. Whoops. Thanks for reading anyway! - cts
edited 10:00pm 10/29/14