So you may have heard, we have a really full men’s Cat 4 field this year. If you race in the WTNC Cat 4 or Cat 5 fields, please read on. If not, you can go back to your usual business.
For safety reasons, we need to put a cap on field sizes at the WTNC. The Cat 4 field, especially at Glenlyon, is hitting against that limit. So we’re taking action.
Starting next week, we will refer to the Cat 4 and Cat 5 fields as “4a” and “4b”. As far as we are concerned, this does not designate a better or worse field, just two separate groups of Cat 4 men racing each night. Any rider with a Men 4 license may enter either group. In concert with Cycling BC, we can tell you that both groups will receive upgrade points as usual, and points in either group will count for upgrades towards Cat 3.
But to enforce the field limit, we need to take some steps.
As of next week, we will have the following limits on pre-registration and day-of registration in 4a: