The second edition of the Bessies Creek 24 will be held on 14/15 April 2012. Perfect warm up and training for the MS150 which is the next weekend. Registration will open in January 2012.
The Bessies Creek 24 races take place over a 21 mile loop commencing in Brookshire, passing through Fulshear and Simonton before returning to Brookshire. The course is mostly flat and travels on FM roads. The majority of the roads covered have wide shoulders.
The format of the 24 hour race, the 12 hour race and the 6 hour race is that the racer covering the most miles in the allotted time wins.
Racing commences at 6:30 Saturday morning for the 24 hour and 12 hour races. The 12 hour race concludes at 6:30 Saturday evening and the 24 hour race concludes at 6:30 Sunday morning. The 6 hour race commences at 12:30 Saturday afternoon and concludes 6:30 Saturday evening. Awards will be given after the finish of each of the races. Breakfast will be provided at the conclusion of the 24 hour race.
All race admin activities will be held at the La Quinta hotel in Brookshire. The hotel is the headquarters of the racing and the start/finish location.
This event is held under the auspices of the Ultra Marathon Cycling Association. The 24 Hour race will count towards the UMCA championship series.
Contact Race Director Kenneth Jessett at 713-502-6284 (firstname.lastname@example.org) for registration or sponsorship details.