2014 Two Cities Criterium Presented By The Ranson CVB

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Team Integrity Cycling is excited to announce a new race venue in the Mid-Atlantic region. To be held in historic downtown Charles Town and Ranson, West Virginia.  This course will be approx. 1.3 mile in length, features 3 left hand turns, one right hand turn, a traffic circle and two 45-degree turns and should prove to be fast and enjoyable for everyone. About an hour from DC and Baltimore, Charles Town and Ranson have plenty of local businesses and restaurants/cafes to visit, and the allure of spectator-friendly racing on downtown streets! First race starts at 9:00 AM. After the race, visit some of the area’s historic landmarks, or check out some of the other attractions that the cities have to offer. Race will be held under USAC permit#-2014-2167.


Categories

Distance

Start Time

Entry Fee

Field Limit

Prizes

Men 5

30 mins

9:00 AM

$35

75

N/A

Mens 4/5

45 mins

10:00 AM

$35

75

$150 5 deep*

W1/2/3 & W4

45 mins

11:00 AM

$35

75 combined

$150 5 deep*

Mens 3/4

45 mins

12:15 PM

$35

100

$250 5 deep*

Masters 45+ & 55+

45 mins

1:15 PM

$35

100

$300 5 deep*

Mens 1/2/3

60 mins

2:30 PM

$35

100

$500 5 deep**


*Minimum # of riders for prizes is 15.  Race Director reserves the right to alter payout if not met. Payout only guaranteed if the min # of riders is met in that respective category


**GUARANTEED



Course Preview Video

YouTube Video


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Course Map

http://ridewithgps.com/routes/3868671

http://ridewithgps.com/routes/3868671



Event Sponsors


Silver Level Sponsor:
(currently seeking 2 silver level sponsors for this event, see our sponsorship proposal)


Bronze Level Sponsors:

(currently seeking 10 bronze level sponsors for this event, see our sponsorship proposal)



How To Get There

Parking At: American Public University Systems

Registration at: Three Points Cycle






Hotel Accommodations


Hampton Inn & Suites Charles Town has a block set up for 1-2 nights for June 27th or June 28th:

Cutoff date to make reservations is June 13th

Group name:  2 Cities Criterium Bike Race

Group Code:  CVB

Reservations:  www.charlestownsuites.hamptoninn.com  or 304-725-2200


You can also find additional lodging on the Ranson CVB web site:  http://ransonwv.us/BusinessDirectoryII.aspx?lngBusinessCategoryID=31





Details


  • Held under USA Cycling event permit.  USAC rules apply.   USAC Criterium Race rules apply.

  • Riders warming up on the course during a race are subject to disqualification.

  • Riders are responsible for becoming familiar with USAC rules.

  • Registration opens at 8:00 am and closes 15 min prior to each event.

  • Pre-registered riders pay just $15 when entering a second event.

  • Race day entries add $10.00.

  • Lapped riders will finish on the same lap as the leaders. Riders in danger of being lapped

                must yield to oncoming racers and are not to interfere with their progress or trail behind them.

  • There will be one pit on the course, wheels in-wheels out. Please remove your wheels immediately following your race to make room for others.

  • Pay-out schedule as follows $150-$70/35/20/15/10    $250-$100/75/40/20/15    $300-$125/75/50/30/20

  • Podium Presentation and pay-out will be done next to the Registration tent approx. 30 minutes after each event.