The Dare to Race Ray “Doc” Hess Memorial Criterium Returns to Ontario this Weekend

Pacific Sunset Velo welcomes everyone back to Ontario for their first race of the year, the Ontario Dare to Race Ray “Doc” Hess Memorial Criterium.  The race is held on a .8 mile course that with a slight upward grade on the backside and a fast downward grade through the start/finish line and finishing sprint.

The event remembers Ray “Doc” Hess, who passed away at the age of 82 on January 7, 2018.  Hess, who was a chiropractor and known as “Doc”, was a regular at Southern California bike races where he worked for many years as a USA Cycling official alongside his wife of 49 years, Nancy.

The Ontario Dare to Race Ray “Doc” Hess Memorial Criterium will have a full day of racing with all categories including Cat 5, Cat 4, Cat 3 and Masters, with the final race of the day, the Pro 1/2/3.

Race Promoters Ray and Irma Moreno said, “Master’s 50+, 45+ & 35+ you asked for it, you got it! There will be more race time, with one hour of racing.”

Moreno added, “Let’s enjoy a great day of racing. Bring your family and friends and support your favorite riders and teams. Come out and support our events for 2019. It’s going to be fun!”

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