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2017 The Tour of St. Louis Bicycle Races 3/18/17 and 3/19/17

2 Days, 3 Events

$3400 in Prize Money

Presented By Big Shark Bicycle Company and Power Up Training

  • Saturday Morning: Racer's will test themselves on the Wildwood Centaur Time Trial course- a local favorite stretch of road.
  • Saturday Late Mornings and Afternoon: Racers will test themselves on the scenic and rolling Carondelicious Criterium.
  • Sunday: Racers will duel it out on the flat n' fast Mike Murray Classic Criterium in Forest Park. 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. Points will be awarded per the USAC Omnium table posted in our official flyer.

2017 Tour Of St. Louis Results

2017 ATHLETE GUIDE

2017 Race Results

2016 Race Results

2015 Race Results

 

 Pre-Registration and Number Pick Up: Friday, March 17th 4pm - 7pm @

Big Shark Bicycle Company 1155 South Big Bend Blvd, 63117

Event #1- Saturday, March 18th, 2017

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

Registration: Time Trial has a 180 slot cap. Please register early. Pre-Registration entry fee is $35. Race day entry fee is $40 (includes $4.50 rider insurance surcharge/BAR fee).  Onsite bib pick up and registration will be open at 6:30 am- slots are not garaunteed on race day. Juniors race day fee is $15 per event for Junior races only. No refunds. Races will occur rain or shine. Please note we reserve the right to cancel due to circumstances beyond our control. Please check our Facebook page before leaving for last minute updates.

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


2017 Centaur Time Trial Start List

Centuar Time Trial Wait list

Start Time Category Duration Awards
7:30 am Junior Boys/Girls(9-12, 13-14, 15-16, 17-18) Group 1 3 places/Medals/B/G
To Follow USAC Women's 3/4/5 BAR Group 2 3 places/$50
To Follow USAC Category 4/5 Group 3 3 places/Medals
To Follow USAC Women's Open BAR Group 4 5 places/$150
To Follow USAC Masters 40+/50+ (Cat 1-4) BAR Group 5 5 places/$100
To Follow USAC Cat 4 BAR Group 6 5 places/$100
To Follow USAC Cat 3 BAR Group 7 5 places/$125
To Follow USAC Pro/1/2 BAR Group 8 5 places/$150

Event #2- Saturday Late Morning and Afternoon, March 18th, 2017

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 entry fee is $40. Race day entry fee is $45 (includes $4.50 rider insurance surcharge/BAR fee).  Registration will be open at 9:00 am.  Juniors race day fee is $15 for the Junior race only.  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. See cancellation policy above.

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
10:00 am Juniors (9-12, 13-14, 15-16, 17-18) 30 Minutes 3 places/Medals/B&G
10:35 am USAC Women 3/4/5 BAR 45 Minutes 5 places/$100
11:25 am USAC Men 4/5 45 Minutes 3 places/Medals
12:15 pm USAC Women Open BAR 55 Minutes 5 places/$200
1:15 pm USAC Masters 40+/50+ (Cat 1-4) BAR 60 Minutes 5 places/$150
2:20 pm  USAC Cat 4 BAR 45 Minutes 5 places/$100
3:10 pm USAC Cat 3 BAR 60 Minutes 5 places/$150
4:15 pm USAC Pro/1/2 BAR 65 Minutes 5 places/$200

The Mike Murray Classic Criterium

 Event #3 -  Sunday

March 19th, 2017

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 $4.50 rider insurance surcharge/BAR fee). Online registration at www.bikereg.com. Onsite registration opens at 8:00 am. Juniors registration is $15 for the Junior race only. Online registration has a small surcharge. Second race will be $20.00. No refunds. Races will occur rain or shine. See cancellation policy above.

Cool Stuff: The Forest Perk Cafe in the Visitors' Center is open 7am - 4pm. They will be serving up breakfast AND lunch....and have bottomless cups o' coffee. Racer Special: Half House Salad and Half Roasted Turkey Sandwich w/ Bottled Water @ $8.99+taxes.

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
9:00 am Juniors (9-12, 13-14, 15-16, 17-18) 30 Minutes 3 places/Medals/B&G
9:35 am USAC Women's 3/4/5 BAR 40 Minutes 5 places/$100
10:20 am USAC Men 4/5 40 Minutes 3 places/Medals
11:05 am USAC Women Open BAR 50 Minutes 5 places/$200
12:00 pm Masters 40+/50+ (Cat 1-4) BAR 55 Minutes 5 places/$150
1:00 pm USAC Men 4 BAR 50 Minutes 5 places/$100
1:55 pm USAC Cat 3 BAR 60 Minutes 5 places/$150
3:00 pm USAC Pro 1/2 BAR 65 Minutes 5 places/$200


Held under USAC Permit

2016 Tour of St. Louis Video

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 Mike Murray Classic Criterium in Forest Park

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 Lagoon. Follow Lagoon past the Grand Basin and at the Dwight Davis Tennis Center veer to the right onto Grand and continue on to the Visitors' Center. Park at the Forest Park Visitors Center lot. PLEASE NOTE -  the Forest Park Parkway and Kighshighway intersection is under construction. Allow plenty of travel time to the park and avoid Lindell as well as Kingshighway if at all possible.

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 Mike Murray Classic Criterium in Forest Park

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 per the USAC Omnium Points table in our official flyer. 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. In the event of a tie, Omnium will be decided by finishing order in final event.

Centaur Time Trial Payout:

Category Purse Detail
USAC Women 3/4/5 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 Mike Murray Classic Criterium and Carondelicious Criterium Payout Schedule:

Catogory Purse Detail
USAC Women 3/4/5 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 3/4/5 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