Race the Ridge now part of B.C. championship series

Registration is now open for Race the Ridge, which will be held May 29-31.

Racers speed through the town core criterium during the 2014 Race the Ridge.

Registration is now open for Race the Ridge, which will be held May 29-31.

And with over 12 years of history on the B.C. road racing calendar, this year’s events will be part of the B.C. Time Trial, Criterium and Road Race Championships.

The B.C. Time Trial Championships will be hosted by the Phoenix Velo Cycling club and will utilize an amazing, flat course in Abbotsford. This race goes May 29 with the first rider heading out at 5 p.m.

May 30 with see the B.C. Road Championships in Hatzic Valley in Mission. The 18.5 km circuit has hosted past B.C. Championship, B.C. Cups and other major bike races.  This course has a little bit of everything, from flats to long, rolling climbs to fast, flowing descents.  It will take a strong, savvy rider to win this race and be crowned B.C. champ.

The final race of the weekend with be the B.C. Criterium Championships using the Town Core Criterium course in downtown Maple Ridge. This unique criterium course is a rider favorite, and will be a great spectator venue for the large crowd anticipated for this event.

Along with being the B.C. championship races, riders’ points will be tracked for the B.C. Premier Road Series.

For the first time in years, Race The Ridge will not be run as a stage race, so riders can register for individual races.

Registration is open now, with special pricing available until May 13.

• For information and to register visit www.localride.ca.

 

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