2014 Big Shark's Tour of St. Louis Omnium 3/22/14 and 3/23/14

Saturday and Sunday, March 22nd and 23rd, 2014

Two Days, Three Events, $5000+ in Cash and Prizes

2014 Wildwood Centaur Time Trial Start List

Tour of Saint Louis Saturday Results

Tour of Saint Louis Sunday Results

Omnium Results

2013 Race Results

The 2014 edition of Big Shark's Tour of St. Louis brings three days of racing to the Gateway City. Get rid of cabin fever and race your bike.

  • Saturday Morning- Racer's will test themselves on the Wildwood Centaur Time Trail course- one of St. Louis cycling's favorite stretches of road.
  • Saturday late morning and afternoon racers will test themselves on on the flat and fast Great Forest Park Bicycle Race criterium course. The only bicycle race in the City's premier park.
  • Sunday will be the finale as racers duel it out at the Carondelicious Criterium to determine the Tour of St. Louis overall champions. A 1.3 mile circuit in the gently rolling Carondelet Park.
  • The Omnium: Racers participating in the Omnium must compete in all three events. Omnium categories are: Women 3/4, Men 4, Men 3, Men Pro 1/2, Women Open and Men Masters 40+ (Cat 1-4). Men Cat 4/5 and Juniors are not competing for overall omnium prizes.

 Pre-Registration and Number Pick Up, Friday, March 21st from 4pm until 8 pm @

Big Shark Bicycle Company LOOP- 6133 Delmar Blvd. St. Louis, MO 63112

  Event # 1- Saturday, March 22nd, 2014

$1000 Purse

Course Description: An flat and winding 11 mile out and back along Centaur and Wildhorse Creek Road in Wildwood, West St. Louis County. 

Registration: Race day entry fee is $30 (includes $3 rider insurance surcharge).  Registration will be open at 6:30 am. Juniors race day fee is $10 per event.Four person team- $100.

Event Rules- Riders will begin at 7:30am and be staged in one minute increments. The last rider will depart at 10:30am.  We can only start a maximum of 180 riders, so register early. We will stage riders in sequence of the afternoon race -so that riders can transfer to the Great Forest Park Bicycle Race event in time for their start. We will stage riders by category and then order of registration. The road will be open to traffic and monitored by the Wildwood Police Department. 

Parking:

The Crossing Church, 114 North Eatherton Road, Chesterfield MO, 63005

We will post start times when online registration closes on 3/20/2014.

Start Time Category Duration Awards
7:30 am Juniors (10-14, 15-18)
Group 1
3 places/Medals
7:30 am USAC Women's 3/4
Group 2
3 places/$75
7:30 am USAC Category 4/5 Group 3 3 places/Medals
7:30 am USAC Women's Open
Group 4
5 places/$150
7:30 am USAC Masters 40+/50+ (Cat 1-4)
Group 5
5 places/$125
7:30 am  USAC Cat 4 Group 6
5 places/$125
7:30 am
USAC Cat 3 Group 7 5 places/$150
7:30 am
USAC Pro/1/2 Group 8
10 places/$350
7:30 am Team- Four Person Group 9 3 places/$150

 Event # 2 -  Saturday Afternoon, March 22nd, 2014

$1500 Purse

Course Description: A flat and fast course with wide open straightaways and a few technical turns. Race by St. Louis Landmarks- the  Missouri History Museum and the Muny Opera. 

Registration:  Race day entry fee is $35 (includes $3 rider insurance surcharge). Online registration will be at www.bikereg.com. Registration will be open at 9:30 am. Juniors registration is $10. Online registration has a small surcharge. Second race will be $15.00

Cool Stuff: The Forest Perk Cafe in the Visitor's Center will be open from 7am until 4pm. They will be serving up breakfast AND lunch....and have bottomless cups o' coffee. Racer Special: Half Garden Salad and Half Turkey Sandwich w/ Bottled Water @ $8.99

Event Rules: Junior age groups will be scored separately and medals will be awarded to the top three in each age group. Masters prize money will be scored for combined categories. 40+/50+ will be scored separately for MOBAR points.

Start Time Category Duration Prizes/Awards
10:00 am
Juniors (10-14, 15-18)
20 Minutes + 5 Laps 3 places/Medals
10:40 am
USAC Women's 3/4
30 Minutes + 5 Laps 5 places/$125
11:30 am USAC Men 4/5 30 Minutes + 5 Laps 3 places/Medals
12:20 pm
USAC Women Open 40 Minutes + 5 Laps 5 places/$300
1:20 pm
Masters 40+/50+ (Cat 1-4)
45 Minutes + 5 Laps 5 places/$200
2:20 pm
USAC Men 4
35 Minutes + 5 Laps 5 places/$125
3:20 pm USAC Cat 3 50 Minutes + 5 Laps 5 places/$200
4:30 pm USAC Pro 1/2 55 Minutes + 5 Laps 10 places/$550

 

Event # 3- Sunday, March 23rd, 2014

$1500 Purse

Course Description: An undulating 1.3 mile circuit course along the beautiful lakes in Carondelet Park in South St. Louis City. The course is winding, wide open, with silky smooth pavement. The course has two mild climbs and an uphill finish.

Registration: Race day entry fee is $35 (includes $3 rider insurance surcharge).  Registration will be open at 7:30 am.  Juniors race day fee is $10 per event.  If you already have a number you need to check in to be on the official start list. Online registration will be at www.bikereg.com. There will be a slight surcharge for online registration. Second race will be $15.

Event Rules- Junior age groups will be scored separately and medals will be awarded to the top three in each age group. Masters prize money will be scored for combined categories.  40+ and 50+ racers will be scored separately for MOBAR points. Overall Masters prizes are for combined categories.

Start Time Category Duration Awards
9:00 am Juniors (10-14, 15-18)
30 Minutes + 3 laps 3 places/Medals
9:45 am USAC Women 3/4 35 Minutes + 3 laps 5 places/$125
10:40 am USAC Men 4/5 35 Minutes + 3 laps 3 places/Medals
11:30 am USAC Women Open 45 Minutes + 3 laps 5 places/$300
12:30 pm USAC Masters 40+/50+ (Cat 1-4) 50 Minutes + 3 laps 5 places/$200
1:40 pm  USAC Cat 4 40 Minutes + 3 laps 5 places/$125
2:30 pm USAC Cat 3 50 Minutes + 3 laps 5 places/$200
3:40 pm USAC Pro/1/2 60 Minutes + 3 laps 10 places/$550

  Held under USAC Permit Pending

Directions and Course Maps

The Centaur Time Trial

From Highway 40 (East or West) exit South at Long Road. Take a right turn on Chesterfield Airport Road. Take a left turn on Olive St./Eatherton Road and proceed to the Family Church entrance (on your right). 

The Great Forest Park Bicycle Race

From Highway 40- head north on Skinker Blvd. (From the East- the Clayton Rd. exit, from the West- the McCausland exit.). Take a right (east) on Lindell Blvd. Right turn at Debalieviere Blvd. and go around the History Museum. Parking will be at the Forest Park Visitors Center.

The Carondelicious Circuit Race

From the East or West go South from downtown St. Louis via Highway 55 and take the Loughborough exit.  Turn right (West)-the park is on your right. Turn into the Park and make your way to the Western border near Holly Hills. Follow all of the signs or simply keep your eyes open. From the City/Highway 40 you can take Grand south until you hit Holly Hills, then turn right.

 

Race #1 - The Wildwood Centaur Time Trial


View The Centaur Time Trial in a larger map

Race #2- The Great Forest Park Bicycle Race


View The Great Forest Park Bicycle Race in a larger map

Race #3- The Carondelicious Circuit Race

Payout and Omnium Details

Payout Details:

Points will be awarded to the top ten finishers in each category per day.  The points will be awarded equally for all of the events. From 10 (1st) to 1 (10th). In order to qualify for the Overall each athlete must compete in all three events. Masters 40+ and Masters 50+ are competing for one combined overall, although they will be scored separately for the MOBRA competition.

Centaur Time Trial Payout:

Category Purse Detail
USAC Women 3/4 3/$75 $35, $25, $15
USAC Women's Open 5/$150 $50, $40, $30, $20, $10
USAC Masters 5/$125 $45, $35, $25, $15, $5
USAC Cat 4 5/$125 $45, $35, $25, $15, $5
USAC Cat 3 5/$150 $50, $40, $30, $20, $10
USAC Men Pro/1/2 10/$350 $70, $60, $45, $40, $35, $30, $25, $20, $15, $10

The Great Forest Park Bicycle Race and Carondelicious Criterium Payout Schedule:

Catogory Purse Detail
USAC Women 3/4 5/$125 $45, $35, $25, $15, $5
USAC Women Open 5/$300 $80, $70, $60, $50, $40
USAC Masters 5/$200 $60, $50, $40, $30, $20
USAC Cat 4 5/$125 $45, $35, $25, $15, $5
USAC Cat 3 5/$200 $60, $50, $40, $30, $20
USAC Pro/1/2 10/$550 $120, $95, $85, $70, $55, $40, $35, $25, $15, $10

Omnium Payout Schedule

Category Omnium Purse Detail
USAC Women 3/4 3/$100 $50, $30, $20
USAC Men 4 3/$100 $50, $30, $20
USAC Men 3 3/$150 $75, $50, $25
USAC Men Pro 1/2 3/$300 $130, $100, $70
USAC Women Open 3/$200 $85, $65, $50
USAC Masters 3/$150 $75, $50, $25