May 25/05 8:03 am - St. Catharines CC says Thanks, Rose Festival Crit Info
Posted by Editoress on 05/25/05
The St. Catharines Cycling Club would like to thank all volunteers and participants at the 2005 Niagara-Hamilton Classic. "It was brilliant and thrilling" quoted organizer Willy Coyle.
A special thanks goes out to Police moto officers Hendrik Van der Creets and Dave LeClair for their wonderful support.
See you all in 2006
Rose Festival Criterium
After a one-week break, the St. Catharines Cycling Club is back in the organising saddle with the Rose Festival Criterium. The June 5th event, located in Welland, is considered one of Ontario's longest continuous races. The course remains with its traditional 2.2 km circuit weaving around and through picturesque Chippawa Park. However it is will follow last year's direction, finishing with a slight downhill.
Run as a Citizen Event, the Rose Festival will have 3 races that will be solely based on ability.
9 AM - Beginner - 50 minutes
10 AM - Sport (recommended ability of Master B/C/D and Women) - 50 minutes
11 AM - Open (recommended ability for Senior 1/2, Master A and experienced Junior M) - 90 minutes
Registration opens at 8 AM.
Citizen Permits and One-Event Racing Permits will be allowed to race the 9
AM and/or 10 AM races. Riders must have a UCI licence to race at 11 AM.
Senior 1/2 Women can race in the 11 AM race. Upgrade points will not be
awarded at the event.
$30 - Under 19 and 50+
$40 - All Others