Leader Jersey

The overall leader of a race category (accumulating race results as the races progress) will be awarded a LeaderJersey to wear at the next race. They will also be first in the Callups at that next race.   A rider who earns a Leader Jersey gets to keep the jersey, however they should only wear…

Staging is the lining up in a prescribed order of racers at the start line.  Staging begins 10-15 minutes before the race starts. Staging volunteers will assist in grouping and sequencing racers using the Callup list, in a marked staging area near the start line.  The group moves forward in order before the race starts.   Occasionally,…

Number Plate – Race Plate – Coach Plate – Timing Chips

Number Plate/Race Plate/Rider Plate An official Rider Plate is issued to each registered rider, coach, volunteer or core staff member on a bike. During Pre-Ride:  Riders and Coaches must display their plates on their bikes to Pre-Ride the course. During the Race:  Racers, authorized volunteers and Core Staff must display their plates on their bikes…

Registration for Individuals All individuals who want to ride with the League must register and pay an annual fee with the Minnesota High School Cycling League. Doing so provides insurance coverage for coach-lead rides and League races, and supporting League programs.  They must also register, ‘pay a race fee’, for each race. League Registration: Once…

Professional cyclists don’t stress, they use a list every time. Make this list a part of your pre-race ritual. League Number Plate (given at racer’s first race) 3-4 zip-ties or twist ties so you can attach your number Cash Clean bike with a lubed chain in good working order Spare tube and tube change kit…

The MN League holds an awards ceremony at the end of the race day for individuals by race category and teams.  The awards podium will be set up near the MN League Trailer. Middle School awards are presented first, followed by high school awards. The awards are based on final race results. Individual race medals…

content to be added – Draft content only A rider’s race is 90 minutes or less best practice for youth races riders in correct category with sufficient physical training should be able to complete a course in that time a rider is pulled after 90 minutes on the course this timing ensures an open course…

Race Results Posting and Protest Period

Race Results Preliminary Results:  :Printed Preliminary Results for a race category are posted approximately 30 minutes after a race finish on a stand near the Registration Trailer.  The announcer makes an announcement when the results are posted. The posting of printed results begins a PROTEST PERIOD of 30 minutes.   A coach who has reason…

Did Not Finish (DNF)/ Did Not Start (DNS) The acronyms DNS and DNF are used to identify the status of a registered racer who does not cross the race finish line. DNS or Did Not Start:  If an pre-registered racer does not participate in the race for any reason, a verbal “DNS‘ status notification is needed…

A Race Flyer is one-stop location to find all information for a specific race date and race course.  The race flyer is viewable online and is printable.   Links to Race Flyers are found on the Race Menu. Each race flyer includes: a race course description the venue address and directions to the course parking…