2015 The Tour of St. Louis Bicycle Races 3/21/15 and 3/22/15

Two Days, Three Events

$3400 in Prize Money

  • 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 Mornings and Afternoon: Racers will test themselves on the winding and rolling Carondelicious Criterium.
  • Sunday: Racers will duel it out on the flat and fast Great Forest Park Bicycle Race criterium course. The only bicycle race in the City's premier 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 20th from 4pm until 7pm @

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

Event #1- Saturday, March 21st, 2015

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

Registration: Pre-Registration entry fee is $45. Race day entry fee is $40 (includes $4.35 rider insurance surcharge/BAR fee).  Registration will be open at 6:30 am. Juniors race day fee is $15 per event. No refunds. Races will occur rain or shine.

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 Carondelicious Criterium 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 3/19/2015.

Start Time Category Duration Awards
7:30 am Juniors (9-14, 15-18) Group 1 3 places/Medals
7:30 am USAC Women's 3/4 BAR Group 2 3 places/$50
7:30 am USAC Category 4/5 Group 3 3 places/Medals
7:30 am USAC Women's Open BAR Group 4 5 places/$150
7:30 am USAC Masters 40+/50+ (Cat 1-4) BAR Group 5 5 places/$100
7:30 am  USAC Cat 4 BAR Group 6 5 places/$100
7:30 am USAC Cat 3 BAR Group 7 5 places/$125
7:30 am USAC Pro/1/2 BAR Group 8 10 places/$150

Event #2- Saturday Late Morning and Afternoon, March 21st, 2015

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: Pre-Registration entr fee is $40. Race day entry fee is $45 (includes $4.35 rider insurance surcharge/BAR fee).  Registration will be open at 7:30 am.  Juniors race day fee is $15 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 $20. No refunds. Races will occur rain or shine.

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 Prizes/Awards
10:00 am Juniors (9-14, 15-18) 30 Minutes 3 places/Medals
10:40 am USAC Women's 3/4 BAR 40 Minutes 5 places/$100
11:30 am USAC Men 4/5 40 Minutes 3 places/Medals
12:20 pm USAC Women Open BAR 50 Minutes 5 places/$200
1:20 pm Masters 40+/50+ (Cat 1-4) BAR 55 Minutes 5 places/$150
2:20 pm USAC Men 4 BAR 45 Minutes 5 places/$100
3:20 pm USAC Cat 3 BAR 60 Minutes 5 places/$150
4:30 pm USAC Pro 1/2 BAR 65 Minutes 10 places/$200

 Event #3 -  Sunday, March 22nd, 2015

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: Pre-Registration entry fee is $40. Race day entry fee is $45 (includes $4.35 rider insurance surcharge/BAR fee). Online registration will be at www.bikereg.com. Registration will be open at 9:30 am. Juniors registration is $15. Online registration has a small surcharge. Second race will be $20.00. No refunds. Races will occur rain or shine.

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 Awards
9:00 am Juniors (9-14, 15-18) 40 Minutes 3 places/Medals
9:45 am USAC Women 3/4 BAR 45 Minutes 5 places/$100
10:40 am USAC Men 4/5 45 Minutes 3 places/Medals
11:30 am USAC Women Open BAR 55 Minutes 5 places/$200
12:30 pm USAC Masters 40+/50+ (Cat 1-4) BAR 60 Minutes 5 places/$150
1:40 pm  USAC Cat 4 BAR 50 Minutes 5 places/$100
2:30 pm USAC Cat 3 BAR 60 Minutes 5 places/$150
3:40 pm USAC Pro/1/2 BAR 65 Minutes 10 places/$200

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

Race #2- The Carondelicious Circuit Race

Race #3- The Great Forest Park Bicycle 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/$50 $25, $15, $10
USAC Women's Open 5/$150 $50, $40, $30, $20, $10
USAC Masters 5/$100 $30, $25, $20, $15, $10
USAC Cat 4 5/$100 $30, $25, $20, $15, $10
USAC Cat 3 5/$125 $35, $30, $25, $20, $15
USAC Men Pro/1/2 5/$150 $50, $40, $30, $20, $10

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

Catogory Purse Detail
USAC Women 3/4 5/$100 $30, $25, $20, $15, $10
USAC Women Open 5/$200 $60, $50, $40, $30, $20
USAC Masters 5/$150 $50, $40, $30, $20, $10
USAC Cat 4 5/$100 $40, $25, $20, $15, $10
USAC Cat 3 5/$150 $50, $40, $30, $20, $10
USAC Pro/1/2 5/$200 $60, $50, $40, $30, $20

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/$200 $85, $65, $50
USAC Women Open 3/$200 $85, $65, $50
USAC Masters 3/$150 $75, $50, $25