On behalf of the board and all of our members, a heart-felt congratulations goes out to those who took the overall wins at our 2019 championship events. North American Champions -- 6-hr: Kara Bonneau & Marc Poland, 12-hr: Nancy Guth & Ryan Collins, 500-mi: Christie Harrison Tracy & Ron Gurley European Champions -- 12-hr: Maja Marukić & Erik Rosenstein, 24-hr: Ziortza Villa & Stanko Verstovsek, 500-mi: Chris Beattie
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Results have been tallied and WUCA is pleased to congratulate the 2019 Challenge series winners. If you're named below, be sure that the address in your WUCA membership profile is accurate as that will be used in mailing out awards. WORLD CUP (highest avg speed for 12-hr TT, 24-hr TT and 1,000+ mi races) : Overall winners - Marko Baloh and Daniela Genovesi. Male 60+ winner - Joe Barr ULTRA CUP (highest avg speed for 6-hr TT, 12-hr TT and 100 mi races) : Overall winners - Chris Hopkinson. Male 60+ winner - Wes Wilmer, 70+ winner - Ralph Schmook. Recumbent winner - Jeffrey Ritter. 6-hour TT series [...]
70% Discount on Membership for youth members under 25 WUCA will be working to reverse what some have labelled ‘the greying of our sport’. We’re doing this by offering a one-time special offer for youth members. If your birthdate is later than January 1, 1995, you can join WUCA and benefit from a significantly reduced membership rate of only $10. To take us up on this offer, simply go to Join the World Ultracycling Association by June, 2020. If you meet this age criterion and have already paid for a normal membership, please contact email@example.com and we’ll refund the excess.
At the end of last year, when the Board approved changes to the World Cup and Ultra Cup calculations to take into account the average speed across a specific set of race distances, there was significant feedback concerning participation in a large proportion of events on the Calendar which would no longer accumulate Cup "points". This was also noted by the Calendar Team, who had spent many months compiling the huge selection of events on the Calendar and were disappointed to think that their efforts, and the efforts of all of the members racing in ultracycling disciplines outside of Centuries, [...]
Due to emails advising of membership renewal dates being trapped in spam filters, several people have contacted the board to inform us that they unintentionally missed renewing before the Sebring races this year. We remind members that it is their responsibility to verify their membership status before racing, so that results can be accepted into the competitions without question. As has always been the case, the membership year runs to the end of December and all members set up on the new website were emailed reminders accordingly in December. Your membership status for the current year is clearly shown when [...]