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SANTA FE, N.M.The Drury Plaza Hotel in Santa Fe is the host hotel and a sponsor of the Santa Fe Reporter’s Super Spoke, the capital’s inaugural cyclocross event, on Saturday, September 20, 1 – 7 p.m., at the Santa Fe Railyard. The course will be designed by Laurence Malone, a six-time U.S. National Cyclocross Champion and former coach of the U.S. National Team.


“We are thrilled to be the host hotel for the Super Spoke,” says Tauseen Malik, General Manager of Drury Plaza Hotel. “As Santa Fe’s newest downtown hospitality destination, we support cultural and athletic events which draw both locals and visitors from around the world. Our majestic mountains, pristine lakes and rivers, and year-round sunshine put Santa Fe on the national map for both amateur and professional sports enthusiasts. Being part of a health-focused and dynamic event such as Super Spoke is a great opportunity for us to help highlight the many outdoor activities available in our area, throughout the four seasons, for people of all ages.”

The Super Spoke
event day includes kids races, semi-professional, and professional races.

The 182-room Drury Plaza Hotel in Santa Fe features all of the renowned amenities of Drury Hotels, as well as modern, spacious, light-filled rooms with stupendous views of the Santa Fe skies. Guests will enjoy relaxing at the rooftop bar by the pool with breathtaking views of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains; and shopping in the galleries around the property. The fully renovated buildings are steeped in history and surrounded by beautiful gardens and walkways.


2 p.m. KIDS FUN RACE. Boys & Girls, 4-8 years. Kids will ride  a short course through sprinklers, bubbles, fog and other surprises!

2:3 p.m. KIDS FUN RACE. Boys & Girls, 9-13 years. This race uses the full course!

3-3:30 p.m.  +1 lap: CLASS C. Men, Women & Juniors (14+ years) (Beginner racers in their first season, or two.)

3:45-4:30 p.m. + 1 lap: CLASS B. Women & Junior Women (Somewhat experienced CX racers with only a couple of racing seasons.)

4:45-5:45 pm.  + 1 lap: CLASS A. Men & Women (Very experienced CX racers with several seasons of racing.)

6-6:45  p.m. + 1 lap: CLASS B. Men & Junior Men (Somewhat experienced CX racers with only a couple of racing seasons.)

7 p.m. After-party at the Drury Plaza Hotel in Santa Fe, downtown’s newest venue! Be sure to reserve your room. Special rates are found HERE.

Entry Fees:
Kids Fun Races, $10; Early Bird tickets: $40 through July 26; $45 through August 30; $50 through September 18; Race day tickets: $55

& Packet Pick-up:

Packets will be mailed to those who register by August 31. Registrations received after that must pick-up on either Friday, September 19 from 4-8 p.m  at The Drury Hotel in Santa Fe, or on race day, Saturday, September 20 from 10 a.m – 12 p.m. at The Railyard.


Pre-race meetings (racers just need to go to one):

§  Friday, Sept. 19 at 6:00pm at The Drury Hotel (packet pick-up room)

§  Race day at 1 p.m. at the Race Director’s tent.

Register:  http://www.ridgelineracing.org/superspoke/;  http://www.newmexicosportsonline.com/Cycling/SANTA-FE-SUPERSPOKE--2014/751


Drury Plaza Hotel in Santa Fe • 228 East Palace Avenue, Santa Fe, NM 87501 • 800-378-7946

Redefining hospitality in Santa Fe


Jennifer Marshall