August 25/00 4:36 am - Ontario & Alberta News, Killington & World Solo 24 Hours Info
Posted by Editoress on 08/25/00
Labour Day Weekend Racing Extravaganza!!
2000 Tour di Via Italia (Erie Street bike race), located in Windsor, Ont. .If you're in Southwestern Ontario during the Labour Day weekend, you're in luck, because there is fantastic Can-Am road racing on Saturday, Sunday and Monday (September 2,3,4). For the lowdown go to Tour di Via Italia
Grand Prix Bash in Calgary
Just a reminder
The end of the season Criterium bash is this Sunday night at The Mercury (corner of 17th Ave. and 7th Street SW). Awards are at 8 p.m.
Bring a friend+ACE- We have the west side of the bar reserved.
Zoe and Marc
Last race is on Tuesday.
A Benefit for the Lance Armstrong Foundation
Saturday September 2, 2000: Killington, VT
Join the excitement of the Killington Stage Race this Labor Day Weekend and help in the fight against cancer by riding your bicycle with Ride for a Reason.
Ride for a Reason is a group bicycle ride to benefit the Lance Armstrong Foundation for Cancer Research. The foundation was started by Lance Armstrong, cancer survivor and two time winner of the Tour de France. It aims to provide support services to cancer survivors and to provide grants for cancer research and education.
Ride for a Reason is open to cyclists of all ages and abilities. The course is 33 miles long and winds through the heart of the Green Mountains and passes through quaint towns including, Killington, Bridgewater Corners, Plymouth and West Bridgewater,VT.
Registration on Saturday September 2, begins at 8:00 am at the Killington Grand Hotel on East Mountain Road, Killington. The requested donation is $15.00 per cyclist and checks can be made payable to The Lance Armstrong Foundation.
After the ride there will be a raffle for participants featuring team gear from professional cycling teams competing in the Stage Race including Saturn, Timex and Shaklee.
This is your chance to get off the beaten path and enjoy the spectacular scenery of the Killington region while helping a noble cause. For more information about this event and the Killington Stage Race or to book lodging call (802) 422-6200 or log on to killington.com
For more information about the Killington Stage race go toKillington 2000
Second World Solo 24 Hours of Adrenalin* Championships & First NORBA National Team and Solo Championships Together In Idyllwild, CA Sept. 30/Oct. 1
Trilife Sports International of Markham, Ontario the leading promoter of 24-hour events and the 24 Hours of Adrenalin* mountain bike team relay series will hold the World Solo 24 Hours of Adrenalin* Championships and the 24 Hours of Adrenalin* NORBA National Team and Solo Championships in Idyllwild, CA September 30/October 1, 2000.
Beginning in 1999, the World Solo 24 Hours of Adrenalin* Championships, now in its second year will bring together top endurance athletes to compete for the $15,000 Cash Purse and the "King & Queen of Endurance Racing" Title.
As for the NORBA National Team and Solo Championships, teams will compete in; 4 Person Open Male, 4 Person Open Female, 4 Person Masters and 6 Person Junior team categories for the coveted "Rainbow Jersey" at the first Championship of its kind.
Solo guru, John Stamstad who placed third in 1999 will be on hand to redeem the title while Chloe Lanthier, 1999 World Solo Champion will aim to defend her title. For qualifying procedure details visit the "World Championships" section at the "Official 24-hour" website www.24hoursofadrenalin.com.
Live coverage of the Second "World Solo 24 Hours of Adrenalin* Championships" will be captured by AdventureLifestyle.com. Adventurelifestyle.com's commitment to high-quality web broadcast coverage will give viewers an opportunity to touch, feel and experience the event by getting into the minds and experiences of the individual athletes. For more details visit the "Live Webcast" section at the "Official 24-hour" website www.24hoursofadrenalin.com.
For the latest 24 Hours of Adrenalin* mountain bike team relay series updates and locations visit the "Official 24-hour" website 24hoursofadrenalin.com