Willow Time Trial 2016

Saturday, April 30, 2016
Willow Metro Park 23200 South Huron Rd New BostonMI  48164
Saturday, April 30, 2016
Willow Metro Park 23200 South Huron Rd New BostonMI  48164

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The Willow Time Trial is a USACycling sanctioned 13.2 mile cycling Time Trial. It is the initial race in the MBRA Michigan Challenge Point Series. Cyclists of all abilities are encouraged to participate.

Event details and schedule


Location: Registration is at the Pool Activity Area in Willow Metro Park. Willow MetroPark is located near New Boston, Michigan, east of I275 off of South Huron Drive (exit 11), six miles south of I94. A park entrance permit is required. The one day permit cost is $10 per vehicle unless you have an annual MetroParks permit that is available for $35.
Description: The event consists of 6 laps on a flat course in a low traffic area for a total of 13.2 miles. The event will be held rain or shine. Event is limited to 250 participants.
Tming: The Timing Guys will provide professional, computerized timing which will enable quick and accurate results.
Races: Individual, tandem, open (handcycle, HPV, etc.), and Eddie Mercks (classic) events.
Prizes and Awards: Medals will be awarded to the top 3 finishers in each category. 1st place finisher in each category receives their entry fee. Prize awarded for fastest male and fastest female. Medals and prizes will be given out only during the Award Ceremony at the conclusion of the event; they will not be mailed afterwards.
Schedule: Check in opens at 7:30 am. NO DAY OF EVENT REGISTRATION. Racing starts at 8:30 am. Riders are responsible for being at the start line on time. For start times and results visit
MI Challenge: This event is part of the Michigan Challenge Points Series. Riders participating in the Michigan Challenge should enter the Willow Time Trail in their Michigan Challenge category.
Mandatory: Helmets must be worn. A USACycling Athlete Release Form must be signed at check in. A valid USACycling license is required. Your USACycling annual license number MUST be included with this entry to enter all Master's categories, Sr. Men Cat 1-4, or Sr. Women Cat 1-3 . Annual licenses may be purchased online at A one day USACycling license may be purchased as part of this entry. Senior riders with one day licenses may only race as Sr. Men Cat 5 or Sr. Women Cat 4.
Rules: All USA Cycling rules apply. No drafting allowed. Riders are responsible to be at the start line on time. No time allowance will be given for late starts.
Eddy Mercks Category:

The Eddy Mercks Category, for men and women, is for the traditionalist rider on a regular road bike:

No skin suit

No aero helmet, no helmet cover

No aero shoes, no shoe covers

No aero handlebars

No aero bike frames

No frame tube can be elongated more than a 2 to 1 ratio

No wheels with a rim over 30mm deep

Protests: Results will be formally posted after all riders have completed for a 15 minute protest period. Riders may question any results with the USACycling Chief Referee. At the end of the protest period the results are FINAL and the award ceremony will begin. No changes to results will be made after the protest period ends. It is the participant responsibility to validate their time prior to leaving the event.
Promotion: Produced by frederic james LLC. Supported by the Wolverine Sports Club Race Team.


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Willow Metro Park 23200 South Huron Rd New BostonMI  48164
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