Sunday, October 30, 2011
at the bottom of the hill, shown here
on Google Maps. Be warmed up and ready to go at 10:00 am.
Time: 10:00 AM
(In other words arrive at 9:00 if you want an hour to get the skates
on, warm up, stretch, visit the bathroom, rotate your wheels, etc.)
The event consists of two
races up Torrey Pines (1.4 miles, ~400 foot ascent), the first a
straight time trial and the second a handicapped race with start times
staggered based on the results of the time trial. We crown a King and
Queen of the hill, a
winner of the handicapped race and sandbagger award of shame for the
person with the biggest difference between the time trial time and
handicapped race time.
are welcome to join the event to compete and help skaters brake down
the hill if desired.
race we will
talley the results and have a little celebration at La Jolla Shores (Kellogg Park
Parking Lot, Camino Del Oro, La Jolla),
including a light brunch which will be provided. Bring lawn/beach
chairs or blankets and, if you might like to swim in the ocean, your
swimming attire. There is a shower too. You are very welcome to bring family for the
be VERY helpful
in order to have the right amount food for the post-race celebration
and to prepare the race sheets in advance for recording results. Let us
know if you are biking or skating, if you are not starting at the meet
point but joining at the base of Torrey Pines, and if you are bringing
family to the celebration. This is an
"unofficial" and unsupported
open event and there is no entry fee. Please respond to firstname.lastname@example.org so we
don't miss anyone at the start.
Past results: Spring
2008, Fall 2008, Spring
2009, Fall 2009, Spring 2010,
Fall 2010, Spring
is said to be a 5.5% grade 400 ft climb over 1.4 miles.
starts at the beginning of bike lane at the bottom and ends at the sign
and flashing light at the top.
updated on 10/14/11 CY
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