Masters 50+ Category 4/5 placed 25/30
My first cyclocross race in 3 years and only my 6th cx race ever - the State Championships and have not even practiced CX. So with that in mind, I said let's race in the state championship to see if I either die or come in last. I did not die. I did not come in last.
Temperature was a balmy 22 degrees and the course was a mixture of frozen grass, gravel and mud. Lot of mud. There was mud on the start line, mud on the corners, mud on the crossover, mud on the jumps, mud on the descents, mud on the ascents. It was good.
After race beer was good. It was free - because beer hand ups are allowed in CX.