StarCrossed 2011 10th Edition

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

 

Stanley, a brand of PMI brings StarCrossed back for 10th edition in 2011

Seattle, WA ó August8th, 2011 — Low Pressure Promotions, LLC of Seattle, WA released the details to StarCrossed presented by Stanley, a brand of PMI today, with an event date confirmed for Saturday, September 17th, 2011 at Lake SammamishState Park in Issaquah ,WA .¬†¬† Registration opens Monday August 8th, 2011 on BikeReg.com.

ďWe are extremely excited to celebrate the 10th edition of StarCrossed with the help and support of our title sponsor, Stanley, a brand of PMI,Ē said Low Pressure Promotions co-founder Terry Buchanan. ¬†ďThis year, there are so many new twists as StarCrossed moves from itís original venue to the premiere Lake Sammamish State Park in Issaquah to kick off a weekend of racing at the same venue.Ē

Stanleyís involvement with Low Pressure Promotions has been plentiful in the last few years, with title sponsor support for StarCrossed in 2010 and 2011, as well as support at the 2010 Singlespeed World Championships, and the local MFG Cyclocross series inSeattle.¬† ¬†¬†Additionally,Stanley, a brand of PMI has been a long-standing supporter of cyclocross in general with support for the US Gran Prix, US Cyclocross National Championships, and the Stanley Cycling Team in Seattle.

ďWe are proud to be involved in Starcrossed again this year.¬†Seattle is our hometown and we love the Seattlecross community.¬† We look forward to this event each year and are especially excited to be able to help bring the Stanley sponsored fly-over course feature.¬† Missing from recent StarCrossed races, but always a crowd favorite, we are thrilled to bring this element back. We know itíll make for great racing and canít wait to be a part of it,Ē commented JoAnne Anderson, Senior Marketing Manager forStanley, a brand of PMI.

Introducing their new Carbonated Drink Bottle at Starcrossed, Stanley is also partnering with Low Pressure Promotions and Deschutes in creating a ďStanley Beer LineĒ where event goers can purchase limited edition Starcrossed/ Stanley/ Deschutes 32oz Carbonated Drink Bottles for $20¬† or 16oz Travel Mugs for $10.¬† All products will be filled with Deschutes beer as part of their purchase.

¬†ďStanleyís support has allowed us to continue to bring world-class riders to our event,Ē said Low Pressure Promotions co-founder Zac Daab.¬†¬†¬† ďThis year, we are happy to announce the participation of the two-time World Cyclocross Champion Bart Wellens of Belgium, his teammate Rob Peeters of the Telenet Fidea Cycling Team, as well as a host of other European riders such as Franceís National Cyclocross womenís champion Caroline Mani, Czech National Cyclocross womenís champion Katarina Nash, and two-time US National Cyclocross champion Ryan Trebon.Ē

StarCrossed X will open the on-course Deschutes Beer Gardenat noon, and Deschutes Brewery will serve beer from their good times on wheels mobile bar, Woody.   The Deschutes BeerGarden is strategically placed next to the race course, and will provide spectators a front row seat as racers navigate their way over theStanley fly-over.

StarCrossed has field limits for each racing category and traditionally sells out prior to the event.   Racers can sign up for the 2011 edition beginning August 8th on BikeReg.com.  The 2011 edition of StarCrossed is presented by Stanley, a brand of PMI, amplified by Raleigh Bicycles, and supported by Shimano and Pro Components, and Rapha-Focus, and Lazer Helmets.

StarCrossed presented by Stanley, a brand of PMI is part of the international cyclocross series, Cross After Dark.  (CxAD).   Cross After Dark comes to StarCrossed on September 17th after kicking off in Las Vegas at CrossVegas on September 14th.  International level cyclocross will continue inS eattle on Sunday, the day after StarCrossed, at the newly formed Rapha-Focus Gran Prix, also at Lake Sammamish State Park .

 

The tentative race day schedule for StarCrossed includes:

 

11:45 am:¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Masterís Women 35+; Womenís Category 3 and 4

Noon:                    DeschutesBeerGardenOpens

12:30 pm:¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Menís Category 4; Menís Masterís 35+ Cat 4

1:30 pm: ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Raleigh Bicycles Singlespeed race; Masterís Men 35+ Category 3

2:30 pm:¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Masterís Men 30+ Category 1 and 2

3:30 pm:                Cascade Bicycle Studio Category 3

4:30 pm:                Shimano UCI Elite Women

5:30 pm:                Shimano UCI Elite Men

7:00 pm:                Singlespeed Eliminator Shootout

 

For more information on StarCrossed:   www.starcrossedcx.com

 

Low Pressure Promotions Contact:

Zac Daab, Low Pressure Promotions

zac@mfgcyclocross.com

www.mfgcyclocross.com

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Zac Daab

Low Pressure Promotions, LLC

 

Proudly producing:

MFG Cyclocross, presented by Raleigh Bicycles

www.mfgcyclocross.com

StarCrossed, presented by Stanley-a Brand of PMI

www.starcrossedcx.com

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