MSG is starting early this year at a beautiful new venue, Farmhouse Gallery & Gardens in Unicoi, TN. The course will be demanding, considering it’s the first race of the year, but when does a ’cross race not hurt? There will be lots of fun after the race on Saturday too, so stick around. This year, for the first time, we actually have a cash title sponsor, The Town of Unicoi, TN – the “Gateway to Cycling Adventure”
With four different venues and dates, each race has become a knob in the 35c MSG tubie! This has given us a unique opportunity to offer day sponsorships for each race. As a result, along with our title sponsor, we offer a series cash prize total just over $6,000.00. We’ve added more coinage to the Pro Men and Women’s fields, and for the first time, we’ll be paying the Masters 35+ category! The overall has seen a modest increase over previous years as well. All other categories will still be receiving great prizes from our awesome merchandise sponsors, many of whom are sponsoring for the first time. We will also be giving away frame sets, complete bikes and a ’cross wheelset!
MSG is also honored to play host to the the first full SECCC Cyclo-cross race season by adding collegiate races to three of our races. Collegiate riders can count on having their own races, which won’t knock them out of racing their USAC category later in the day. We’ll also be assisting King College with their Collegiate race on October 31st and ETSU’s race on December 5th (both will have USAC Categories). We really enjoy young riders and want to perpetuate cyclocross into the future by helping SECCC include cyclocross as part of the collegiate cycling calender.
MSG will also be conducting our first training race on Labor Day at Winged Deer in JC. We really need your support to build up frames for the MSG Juniors Cyclo-cross Team.
Help make September 18th and 19th the biggest ’cross race in the history of TNCX, and season 7 the best ever! BIG PRIZES, BIG VENUES, BIG TIRES AND BIG FUN!
For more info go to www.msgcross.com