|The Mashel-Nisqually Kermesse is a 2014 Kermesse Series event. The Washington Kermesse Series is a series of races that mix paved and dirt roads to evoke the Belgian tradition of cobbled, short, fast and hard races.
|Registration and finish are at the Mashel Loop field. Race starts at the North Park Entrance. Races will run clockwise laps of the Mashel-Nisqually loop (the Mashel-Nisqually Loop is 1 miles of paved road & 1 miles of dirt road per lap).
|Online at USACycling.org or day of at the Mashel Loop. Registration closes 40 minutes before the start of each event. The entry fee includes $3 per rider per day for USA Cycling insurance. A current year USA Cycling Rider Waiver and Release form must be signed by the participant and, if under 18, by the parent or legal guardian.
WSBA numbers will be used. The officials request that both bib numbers be clearly visible placed parallel with your jersey’s side seam on the back and above the pockets. Frame number should be attached per WSBA instructions. Examples of proper placement: http://gcracingllc.com/numberplacement.aspx. Rental numbers are available for a $10 fee ($5 refundable). For out-of-state riders a $5 number refundable deposit will be assessed.
|Neutral wheel support will be provided. In addition to two neutral wheel pits, there will be two additional wheels in/wheels out pits on the course for a total of three wheel pits on the Mashel Loop. The organizer is not responsible for wheels or equipment left at the race.
Series points: Riders will recieve WSBA and USACycling points for the category they registered in. Series points will be awarded to Cat 1/2/3, Cat 4/5, Combined Masters and Combined Womens,
|Parking will be at the Nisqually- Mashel State Park next to 437th St E & Medical Springs Rd under the power lines. From North or South on I-5 Take exit 127. Drive east on Hwy 512 for two miles, then take the Pacific Ave./Mt. Rainier exit south. Follow Pacific Ave. about five miles to where the road splits in a "Y." Follow signs for Mt. Rainier (the left branch of the fork) taking Hwy 7 south. Drive about 17 miles, passing Ohop Valley Rd. At the top of the long sweeping hill turn right onto the Mashel Prairie Road on the right side. Go about ¾ of a mile and park on the right side under the power lines.
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7716 Ohop Valley Road E.
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