This Criterium route is approximately a kilometer long and will be run as a simple points race. Points earned in the Criterium will count directly against your overall Omnium standing. The Mens Category 5 ability level will open the day’s races. The map below shows the general location (if the embedded Google Map doesn’t appear use this link).
|Category||Start Time||Laps||Total Distance||Estimated Duration|
|Men 5||09:31||20||20km||35 minutes|
|Women 4/5||10:15||16||16km||35 minutes|
|Men 4||11:00||24||24km||45 minutes|
|Women 1/2/3||11:55||28||28km||50 minutes|
|Men 3||13:40||28||28km||45 minutes|
|Men 1/2||14:35||32||32km||50 minutes|
Suggested parking areas around the course are found in the Google Map above.
Parking found inside the course is at a premium and you may be denied access depending on the time of day and the pace of the races.
Unless the weather is poor, we ask that team tents be placed on the grass in the green space. We do want tents to be set up on the 140 Street. Emergency services and sponsors will be using this area.
License check & sign-in will open at 09:00 at ABA tent set up near Da Capo and the porta-potties. This is the blue section of the green space in the Google Map.
A $10 fee will be charged for replacement numbers (bring cash).
License check and sign-in will end 20 minutes before your category’s race start time.
Refer to the Start Times section above.
Two jersey numbers and a frame plate.
Number placement on the jersey is on the right shoulder and lower back.
The wheel pit is located west of the finish area. It is a rider’s responsibility to supply their own wheels identified with a race number. We will have a marshal in the pit making sure that wheels are checked in/out accordingly. Remember that wheels are NOT neutral, you must only take a wheel with your race number on it.
Do not forget to grab your wheels at the end of the race.
An ambulance and several paramedics will be on the course. The nearest hospital is the Misericordia Community Hospital.
Please be patient while officials and organizers talley the points to determine race winners.
Criterium podium presentations will be held shortly after the race ends at the podium area located near the ABA tents and sign in.
Omnium podiums will commence immediately following the criterium podiums.
|Category||First Place||Second Place||Third Place|
The points you earn in the Criterium are applied to your weekend Omnium ranking.
This event will be part of the Alberta Provincial Road Series with series and upgrade points available according to the ABA Points Schedule B:
Da Capo Caffé will be on location all day serving up their delicious coffee.