Sponsored by KHS. Cash and prizes will be awarded for the top three men and women with the lowest finish time from the 10:00 am start.
The top male and female each win cash, a trophy, an event cap, a bottle of wine and a Bianchi™ bike. Second and third male and female win cash, a trophy, an event cap and a bottle of wine. To be eligible to win the Elite Challenge, you must follow these rules:
1) Register in the Elite category and display your Elite entry number at all times.
2) Check in at the start line at least 15 minutes prior to the official start time to receive line up instructions from event officials.
3) Do not start early, before the official start time signaled by event officials.
4) Cross the start line timing mat at or after the official start time.
5) Obey all instructions from course judges, event staff, police, and medical authorities.
6) Remain on the course at all times unless directed otherwise by event officials or police or medical authorities.
7) Do not take short cuts or deviations that reduce the distance you travel during the race.
8) Pass only on the left, never on the right.
9) Signal to riders around you before passing, turning or stopping.
10) Do not receive assistance in any form, including holding on to vehicles or riding in or on motorized vehicles, or in any way benefit from artificial momentum.
11) Do not impede in any way other riders as they compete in the race.
12) Cross the finish line timing mat.
13) Upon finishing, immediately check in with event officials to document your finishing time and place. Bring your Elite entry number and official identification.
14) Attend the awards ceremony and collect prizes.
Cash & prizes:
1st Place Male: $100 USD, trophy, bottle of wine, event cap and a KHS™ bike.
2nd Place Male: $100 USD, trophy, bottle of wine and event cap.
3rd Place Male: $50 USD, trophy, bottle of wine and event cap.
1st Place Female: $100 USD, trophy, bottle of wine, event cap and a KHS™ bike.
2nd Place Female: $100 USD, trophy, bottle of wine and event cap.
3rd Place Female: $50 USD, trophy, bottle of wine and event cap.