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Exploits Valley Falls Flash Cycling Race 2017

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Grand Falls-Windsor

12 High Street

Grand Falls-Windsor, NL A2A 1CA

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Grand Falls-Windsor will be hosting it’s 3rd Annual “Falls Flash” cycling race weekend in beautiful Exploits Valley on Saturday June 24th and Sunday June 25th. The weekend will include both a time trial and road race for the road enthusiasts and a mountain bike trail race for the off roaders!! The Town of Grand Falls-Windsor is welcoming you to our community for a great weekend that will also include a tasty barbecue after the races and some very new exciting prizes that will be announced in the weeks to come. We are also going to provide a supervised play area during the race times for those families with small kids so the big kids can play too! Come join us in Central and get a taste of our hospitality!!!


EVENTS
Road Race – 15km lap race, there will be Group A (75km) & Group B (45km) categories.
Time Trial – 15km race against the clock!
MTB Race – A fun and exhilarating race through the scenic off-road trails in GFW

DATES
JUNE 24th – Time Trial & MTB Events
JUNE 25th – Road Race

COST
Road Race - $20
Time Trial - $20
MTB - $20
Any two events - $30

*There is also the cost of a BNL license for either the day or a season license.

Each participant is required to have a BNL membership, other provincial cycling association membership, or a UCI License.

2017 BNL membership online only at www.bnl.nf.ca/join-bnl/

BNL one day memberships may also be purchased on Race Day.

TIME TRIAL: June 24th
Athlete Check In
8:00am

Start Time
9:00am

MTB RACE: June 24th
Athlete Check In
1:00pm

Start Time
2:00pm

Categories:

Elite: This category is only open to riders who are 16+ in age. It is aimed for more experienced riders but if you want a challenge this is the course to pick! Laps are longer and include a loop of a second pond. The average time to complete this course will be around 1.5 hours.

Sport: This category is aimed towards people who are the casual recreational rider or have completed a race or two. The course will have technical portion that consists of rocks, bridges etc.

Beginner: Mainly aimed towards youth who are just beginning to ride bike. This course is not technical and consists of a 2 lap route on a well-developed walking trail (Corduroy Brook Trails)

ROAD RACE: June 25th
Athlete Check In
8:00am

Start Time
9:00am

Categories:

Group A: 75km - 5 Laps

Group B: 45km - 3 Laps

ACCOMODATIONS
There are several options in Grand Falls-Windsor for accommodations. Check out this link for details.

WAIVER: Please see attached Waiver

This race is part of a new series of road cycling events Bicycle Newfoundland and Labrador is encouraging across the province to bring awareness to cycling. We expect a great turnout of both cyclists and tri-athletes to compete in the event. Race fees will include entry to the race, prizes for winners, t-shirts for all racers and a BBQ held after the road race on Sunday.

Contact Information:
12 High Street, Grand Falls-Windsor, NL A2A 1Ca
Phone: 709-489-5080
email: Fundamentals@telus.net

https://www.facebook.com/fallsflash/


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