2008 Tour de WingHaven

Bicycle Races

The Largest Payout of Any SIngle Day Race in Missouri!!

The Tour de Winghaven

$20,000 Purse

June 8, 2008

O' Fallon, Missouri

 

The Event: The Tour de Winghaven brings the excitement of bicycle racing to St. Louis fastest growing community.  The Tour of WingHaven is a competitive event with races for every category of USCF licensed racer from Juniors to Professional. The Racing begins early in the morning and culminates in the main event- the Professional/Elite race in the early afternoon.  Line the streets, spend the day, and enjoy what promises to be one of the most exciting free sporting events of the year.

The Nature Valley Pro Ride:

Nature Valley Pro Ride

The Tour of Winghaven has been named as a regional qualifier for the Nature Valley Grand Prix, a NRC (National Racing Calendar Professional Event-June 11 – 15).  Category 1 men and Category 1 & 2 women are eligible to win a trip to the Nature Valley GP to race on the Nature Valley composite team. 

More info at www.NatureValleyProRide.com

About WingHaven: WingHaven® has shaped the heart of O’Fallon – the fastest growing city in Missouri. Strategically located in an area with a progressive, pro-business attitude, WingHaven® has direct access to Metro St. Louis’ “main street,” Highway 40 (I-64). Additionally, it will directly access the soon-to-be built Page Avenue extension (Missouri Highway 180) into St. Charles County. It is also within three miles of I-70 via Bryan Road – the new outer belt across St. Charles County.

The Course: Winding through and around WingHaven the course for the Tour de Winghaven features a wide open city streets with European styled roundabouts and gentle corners. The course cuts through the center of Wingahven before wrapping around the Mastercard International campus and back into town. The three+ miles course has a wide open finish in the heart of Winghaven- a stylish neighborhood with many restaurants and small businesses.

 

Schedule of Events:

.Over $20,000 in Cash and Prizes- the Largest Single Day Prize List in Missouri!

 
 
Race Schedule
 

Category 

Start Time

Number of Laps

Field Limit

Prize List

 Race day Entry Fee

 USCF Category 5 8:00 am

 4

50

Prizes/3 Deep

 $35.00

Juniors (10-14,15-18)/Women 4

8:40 am

4

50

 Prizes/3 Deep

$15.00/$35.00

Master's 40+/50+

9:20 am

9

100

$1000/10 Deep

$35.00

USCF Women's Open

10:50 pm

9

100

$2000/10 Deep

$35.00

USCF Category 3/4

12:30 pm

10

150

$2000/10 Deep

$35.00

Children's Races

2:00 pm

varies

None

Prizes/Ribbons

TBD

USCF Pro/1/2

2:30 pm

25

150

$15,000/20 Deep

$35.00

Podium / Awards Presentations

USCF Category 5

9:30 am 

Juniors/Women's 4 

11:00 am 

Master's 40+/50+ 

12:30 pm 

Women's Open 

1:50 pm 

USCF Cat 3/4 

2:40 pm 

USCF Pro 1/2

6:20 pm

 

Registration: Pre-register via 2Wheeltech website: www.2wheeltech.com or race day. Registration will close one half hour before each event. No late fee. Entry fee includes a MOBRA fee and a insurance surcharge for USA Cycling. Non-licensed can purchase annual and one day licenses at registration. A athelete's release can be mailed to- Tour de Winghaven c/o Big Shark Bicycle Co. 6133 Delmar Blvd. St. Louis MO 63112.

Renaud Spirit Center Children's Races: Children's races will be at 2:00 for children ages 4/5, 6/7, 8/9, 10/11. Kids will race progressively longer distances. Parents and children should be ready by 12:45. Helmets are required. Ages 5 and under can use tricycles, bicycles, or big wheels. Two wheel bicycles ages 6 and up. All participants will recieve recognition. For more information on the Children's race please call 636/474-2REC(2732) or visit the RSC site at www.renaudspiritcenter.com .

Event Details: Registration for each event will close 30 minutes prior to each event. Each race will have neutral support with 9 speed and 10 speed wheels for Campagnolo and Shimano equipped bikes. Digital chip timing and finish line services will be provided by Ultramax Events. The Junior Races will be part of the Lance Armstrong Junior Olymic Series (LAJORS). All races will be part of the Missouri Best All-Around Rider (MOBAR) Competition and the St. Louis Cup.

Parking/Directions:

From HWY 70 – Take the Bryan Rd. exit. Turn South (LEFT if heading West, RIGHT if heading East) Continue on Bryan Rd. until it turns into WIngHaven Blvd. Follow arrows to “Tour de WingHaven” and “racer parking”

From HWY 40/61 – Take WingHaven Blvd exit and turn North (RIGHT if heading west, LEFT if heading East)  Follow signs to “Tour de WingHaven” and “racer parking”.   Use may use either the covered or outside parking.

Contact: Please contact Mike Weiss @ mike@bigshark.com with any questions. Sponsorship opportunities are available. Phone: 314/862-1188. Email is preferred.

Hotel Information:  Several local hotels will have special roomrates.

  • Hilton Garden Inn at WingHaven located at
    2310 Technology Drive
    – O’Fallon, MO  63368.  Please use TDW as your group code when booking your reservation online in order to take advantage of our special rate for your event.  Good Luck!  
  • CLICK HERE FOR THE SPECIAL RATE or 636-625-2700.”  
  • Country Inn & Suites by Carlson at 1175 Technology Drive, O'fallon, MO 63304 636/300-4844 or visit www.countryinns.com/tourdewinghaven

Volunteer Information:  Please contract Kathy Halstead, Volunteer Services @ 636/379-5507 or email volunteer@ofallon.mo.us or visit the O'Fallon webpage at www.ofallon.mo.us/volunteer1.htm 

Winghaven Information:  For more information on Winghaven please visit www.experiencewinghaven.com           

Sponsorship Opportunities: Please contact Moira Ross mmross@centurytel.net
Category 1- $20,000 Primary Event Sponsorship. Name on all printed materials and on finish line banners. Signage along course.  Logo on- shirts and event merchandise. Race day announcements and primes through Ultramax Events. On site booth day of event. VIP car on course during events.

Category 2- $10,000 Smaller Logo Placement on all printed material, website, and on merchandise. Signage along course. Race day announcements and primes through Ultramax Events. On site booth day of event

Category 3- $2,500 Banner placement on course. On site booth day of events. Logo placement on flyer, website,  and printed material.

Category 4- Booth space at expo. Logo on Flyer and website.

 For Tour de Winghaven EXPO Participation: Marsha Seymour mseymour@ofallon.mo.us

Race Payout Breakdown:


1st2nd3rd4th5th6th7th8th9th10th11th12th13th14th15th16th17th18th19th20th
Pro 1/2$4000$2200$1500$1100$850$700$600$525$450$410$370$340$310$285$270$255$240$215$200$180
Cat 3/4$500$350$300$250$200$150$100$75$50$25









Women $500$350$300$250$200$150$100$75$50$25









Masters$250$180$150$125$100$70$50$35$25$15