Curse at the Crab Race June 17, 2018
June 17, 2018| Race Start: 10:00 AM | Fast Course | Food | Cool T-shirt | CATC Jersey for sale!
UPDATE: Curse at the Crab is postponed, the weather is pretty crappy! (updated 4/15 7:52 AM)
Curse at the Crab is one of our favorite endurance races and this year we are offering up a 3 hour option along with the 6 hour option. Do as many laps as you can in 3 hours or 6 hours and see who gets the most laps in the shortest time!
Lake Crabtree County Park
1400 Aviation Pkwy
Morrisville, NC 27560
Parking in the White Oak/Dogwood shelter lot (second to last lot in the park), with Boat rental lot for overflow. DO NOT PARK in the last lot. You can make a pit area around the start/finish near the last parking lot-
Race Fees ($5 more on race day):
Solo 6HR $50, Duo 6HR $100
Solo Juniors 3HR $25, Beginner Men/Women 3HR $35, Solo 3HR $45 (Duos for 3HR $65 only for Juniors and Adult/junior, adult/junior means one person over the age of 18 and one person under the age of 18, i.e. father/daughter, mother/son, father/son, mother/daughter, coach/junior, etc), Kids (age 4-12) race for free!
,TORC members get 10% off their entry fees when you enter your TORC IMBA ID as a discount code.
Expert Men, Open Men, Open Men 40+, Open Men 55+, Open Women, Open Women 40+, Singlespeed, Fat Bike (4″+), Juniors, Duo Men, Duo Women, Coed Duo, Beginner Men/Women. There will be a kids race if you register your kids before March 20th! I can’t organize a kids race without early registration, Kids race for free also.
The Beginner category is for those who haven’t ever raced singletrack before or you just want to dip your toes in the race scene and see what this is all about, we put on low-pressure races and you are guaranteed to have fun if you come out and give it a shot.
We reserve the right to combine categories if there are less than five participants in a category. We also reserve the right to create more categories if there are enough participants.
Schedule and Timing:
Bib pickup/Sign-in begins at 8:30 AM
Race Start: 10:00 AM
Last Lap Out: at the 2 hrs 30 min mark for 3HRS and 5 hrs 30 min mark for 6HRS
KIDS race: 4:00 PM meet up and at 4:15 PM start at Loop 5 to the doubletrack -> A -> B and return on Loop 5)
Expect ~6 miles per lap. We like to surprise you with the route, come out and ride the trails with us at a Meetup to get familiar. The trails here are beginner friendly and offers a fast flowing race route.
There will be water and some snacks available for racers. Please remember to bring a hydration pack or your own water bottle as we do not supply plastic cups. Typically for endurance races, racers will bring their own food to snack on during the race, 3 or 6 hours is a long time to go without an energy boost! Post-race meal is provided for all racers!
Curse at the Crab t-shirts will be available for racers (if you register before March 15, after March 15, it will be available in limited supply).
There will be some sweet prizes for the top finishers in all categories.
All riders are required to wear a helmet!