2011 Ardie Miller Memorial Belleville Bicycle Race
Pro/Am Cycling Race
Sunday, May 1st, Belleville, Illinois
$1999 in Cash and Prizes
|Start Time||Category||Distance||Place/Prizes||Field Limit|
|7:30 am||Registration Opens||Closes 20 minutes prior to each race|
|8:30 am||Juniors/Women Cat 4||30 minutes + 3 laps||Medals/$99/3||50|
|9:15 am||USAC Category 4/5||35 minutes + 3 laps||5/$200||75|
|10:00 am||Master's 40+ (Cat 1-4)||40 minutes + 3 laps||5/$200||100|
|11:00 am||Women's Open||40 minutes + 3 laps||5/$300||100|
|12:00 pm||Master's 40+ (Cat 4/5)||40 minutes + 3 laps||5/$200||75|
|1:00 pm||Children's Races||Sprints by Age Group||Ribbons||None|
|1:30 pm||USAC Category 3/4||40 minutes + 3 laps||5/$300||100|
|2:30 pm||Master's 50+ (Cat 1-4)||40 minutes + 3 laps||5/$200||100|
|3:30 pm||USAC Category 1/2/3||60 minutes + 3 laps||10/$500||150|
|5:00 pm||Awards Ceremony||Post Race Party TBD|
Course Description: A 6+ turn technical criterium with an uphill finish along the historic streets of Downtown Belleville, Illinois.
Directions and Race Information: From St. Louis take Highway 40 across the Mississippi River into Illinois. Take Highway 64 South to the I-159 Exit and then head South to Downtown Belleville. The race course is immediately West of the round-about on Highway 159 in Belleville's town center.
Take the Metrolink- you can take public transit to the event from St.Louis. Only 35 minutes!
Things to Know: Breakfast will be available for at Seven Restaurant and Lounge after 8:00 am- a few blocks East of the race course. 7 South High Street. And...Post Race Party with specials. It's a great place with great food. Trust us.
Race Flyer: Download the PDF HERE
About Ardie Miller:
We are proud to hold this race in memory of Ardie Miller. Ardie, by all accounts, was a lifelong Belleville community member who set the standard for being a quality, exceptional person. We think he would have enjoyed seeing this event come to Belleville, and we hope you agree.
September 5th, 1954 - December 27th, 2005
1972 Graduate of BTHS, Co-Owner of Bell City Battery Co, Motorcycle Racer, Private Pilot, Avid Skeet Shooter, Certified Welder, Machinist and an amazing fix-it man. When Ardie completed a repair job it was better than new. A cyclist who proudly rode a Ross bicycle with 9,897.2 miles on the mechanical odometer. A man who gave freely of his time to the community and anyone who needed a hand. A loving Father and Husband. A Friend.
Sponsorship Levels: If you are interested in sponsoring the inaugural Belleville Bicycle Race please email race director Louis Stiffelman, email@example.com
Gold (Title Sponsorship): $1000
Silver (Presenting Sponsorship): $500