October 6, 2009 – KANSAS CITY, MO – Kansas City Cyclists will come together for the second race of the De Stad Cyclocross Van Kansas Series presented by Paceline Products on October 11, 2009, 10am to 2pm, at University of Saint Mary in Leavenworth, Kansas. Cyclists from all over the Midwest will come together to race for awards, merchandise and cash prizes as well as donate much needed supplies for the Forest Avenue Women’s Shelter in Kansas City, MO. Participants and spectators are encouraged to bring donations to the race. Raffle tickets will be given away for each item donated and a raffle will be held at the awards ceremony following the race.

The 6th Annual Chris Cross Cyclocross race moves to a new venue that has been dubbed one of the best cyclocross venues in the Kansas City area.  The course will be a 3 kilometer loop that includes uphill start, a 700-meter section of cobbles, grass, dirt roads, steep run-ups, flowing and off camber turns all within the beautiful setting of the University of Saint Mary Campus.


Please join us for this exciting family-friendly fall sporting event and help support a worthy cause. For more information about the race, directions and a list of donation suggestions, please visit or

ABOUT KANSAS CITY CYCLOCROSS: Kansas City Cyclocross is the home of the De Stad Cyclocross Van Kansas Series presented by Paceline Products. For additional information and sponsors, please visit

ABOUT FOREST AVENUE WOMEN’S SHELTER: Forest Avenue Women’s Shelter is run by the First Baptist Church of Greenwood in Greenwood, MO. The shelter is home and respite to over 9,000 women and children per year. For more information about the shelter, please contact [email protected].