GREG LEVIEN 50 KILOMETER
(DB Points Race Series #1)
SUNDAY, APRIL 9, 2006
CANADA ROAD, SAN MATEO
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It's been 14 years since
Greg's tragic death. Skaters will honor him on Sun. Apr. 9 at
Canada Road in San Mateo.
|Greg Levien, one of San Francisco's
best in-line skaters, died on Friday, May 1, 1992 in a hiking accident in San Francisco.
former member of the Golden Gate Park Skate Patrol, Greg Levien had earned the reputation
of being among the top inline skaters on a national level. He participated in three
skate-a-thons from San Francisco to Los Angeles in the "Skate Against Crack and
Violence" in 1989, 1990 and 1991. He won second place in the longest skate race in
the world from Fresno to Bakersfield (April, 1991, 138 miles in 9 hrs. 34 min.)
Greg also won the overall championships in the
Kryptonics California Championship Series two years in a row (1990, 1991) scoring over 450
points in 1991 in sprint racing, distance racing, high jump, long jump, and downhill
slalom. Greg won the 1991 Cinco de Mayo skate race, the Mt. Tam Hill Climb in 1990 and
1991 and finished among the top in many other races and competitions. He was definitely
the athlete who could do it all.
History will look back at
Greg Levien as one of the true pioneers of our sport. His will to win, his enthusiasm, and
fierce competitive spirit will live on the hearts and minds all the people who knew
him. The California Outdoor
|Rollerskating Association will present
the "Greg Levien 50 Kilometer Memorial Race" in his honor in the spring of every
IS THIS RACE IS FOR EVERYONE?
You can have three wheel skates, 4 wheel skates, five wheel skates
or even "quad" or conventional rollerskates can join in the fun. There are seven
(7) different age categories in the Citizen class.
DO I HAVE TO WEAR SAFETY GEAR? Helmets are mandatory in all C.O.R.A. events. Wrist protection, knee
pads and elbow pads are strongly advised.
|WILL THE ROAD BE CLOSED TO TRAFFIC? Yes.
The road will be closed to all cars from 9:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. The race will be conducted
from 9:15 A.M. to 12:00 A.M.
WHAT WILL I WIN?
Gold, Silver and Bronze medals will be awarded to the top three finishers in each age
catagory. Product prizes will be raffeled off by calling the race bib numbers at
random. Every participant will have a chance to win great prizes.
C.O.R.A. MEMBERS $20.00 NON-MEMBERS $30.00
CLASS -------no age categories CITIZEN CLASS----9 age categories
Infantry - - - - - -- - - 8 and under
Junior - - - - -
- -- - - 9 - 13
Intermediate - - -- - - 14 - 17
Senior A - - - - -- - - 18 - 24
Senior B- - - - - - - - -25 - 34
Veteran - - - - - - - - -35 - 44
Master - - - - - -- - -- 45 - 54
Grand Master- - - - - 55 - 59
Immortal - - - - -- - - -60 and up
|HOW DO I GET THERE ?
From San Francisco, take I-280 south to the 92
west (Half Moon Bay) exit. This will put you on Crystal Springs Road. When Crystal Springs
Road intersects with 92, turn left and follow the road to Canada Road. From the East Bay
take the 92 west, cross the San Mateo Bridge and follow 92 west all the way to Canada Road
just past the I-280 exit. From the South Bay take I-280 to the 92 west (half Moon Bay)
exit. Turn left and follow the road to Canada Road.
You should park behind the barricades.
|HOTELSThere are no hotels within skating distance of the
Crystal Springs Reservior. However on El Camino at Highway 92, there are two that
will accomodate skaters.
Howard Johnson's Express Inn
2110 S. El Camino Real (at Hwy 92)
San Mateo, Ca
Right off the freeway, this is located at Hwy 92 at El Camino Real. It's just about
5 minutes away from the start line. A room with 2 double beds costs $79.00 + taxes.
A room with one queen size bed is $69.00 + taxes. Iincludes free breakfast, DSL internet
connection and swimming pool for after the race.
The Firestone Lodge
2175 El Camino Real
San Mateo, Ca.
This is located across the street from the Howard Johnson's Express Inn. There's no
free breakfast, DSL internet connection or swimming pool for after the race, but the rooms
are $55.00 + taxes per night. The cost is the same whether you have one or two beds in the
GREG LEVIEN 50 K MEMORIAL ROADSKATE
REGISTRATION FORM please print
4-9-2006 race #_______
team or club name ________________________________________________________________
RELEASE OF LIABILITY AGREEMENT
The undersigned applicant hereby agrees to and does release the David G. Miles Jr., the
California Outdoor Rollerskating Association, DMJ Inline Sports Marketing, the Golden Gate
Park Skate Patrol, the Boy Scouts Of America, San Mateo County, Association or any other
associated entities (herein known as "sponsors") from any responsibility and
liability arising out of the applicant's participation in the Greg Levien 50 Kilometer
Memorial Roadskate. (herein referred to as "roadskate")
The undersigned applicant agrees to and acknowledges that he or she assumes all risk
incident to his or her involvement in the roadskate. The applicant agrees that he or she
will not sue or make any claims whatsoever against the sponsors. Applicant acknowledges
that this event involves skating up and down hills on state or county roadways and agrees
to obey all event rules, traffic laws, park rangers, local police, and California Highway
Patrol during the roadskate.
Applicant and those signing in their behalf agrees further that the term
"applicant" includes the undersigned and his or her heirs, assigns, agents and
legal representatives and that the term "sponsor" includes all past, present and
future subsidiaries, franchises, affiliates, officers, directors, employees and agents of
the sponsors including their heirs, agents and legal representatives.
Applicant hereby authorizes the D.M.J. Inline Sports Marketing to videotape,
photograph, or otherwise record the image of the applicant during the roadskate.