Race the Ridge
WHEN: April 25-26, 2015
WHERE: Maple Ridge, BC (stage start locations listed below)
Find BC Premier Road Series Guidelines here
Find the BC Premier Road Series standings after Round 1 here.
Download the Race Bible here
Be a part of Maple Ridge's biggest cycling event and register for the 13th Annual Race the Ridge road cycling stage race, now part of the new BC Premier Race Series. Race the Ridge features three exciting and challenging stages, including a road race, individual time trial, and criterium. In true stage racing fashion, the rider with the shortest overall time after completing all three stages wins!
Race the Ridge also offers a U17/U15/U13 Stage Race, which consists of the time trial and criterium only. There will also be Junior Women's and Men's categories - riders must be Junior categorized riders on their licenses and race and register in the corresponding races (Cat 3/4). Para-cyclists are welcome in the individual time trial event.
TT BIKES WILL BE CHECKED FOR UCI COMPLIANCE.
ALL JUNIORS WILL BE SUBJECT TO GEAR RESTRICTION.
PLEASE ALLOW 15 MINUTES PRIOR TO START TO BE CHECKED BY THE OFFICIALS.
Riders must wear cycling apparel (comprising of clean team shorts, jersey, cycling shoes or sponsored
podium shoes) to the awards ceremony when receiving the Leader Jersey or series prizes. Failure to do so will result in loss of award.
All athletes who have placed on the podium must attend the ceremonies. Failure to do so will result
in loss of award.
Ramada Inn Pitt Meadows is offering a deal for riders.
Please use “Race The Ridge” when booking to get the special rate.
Take note: When you register, remember that in order to be eligible for points in the BC Premier Series rankings, you must compete in the appropriate category. I.e. If you are a 40+ Male, but you choose to register in Cat 1/2, you will receive BC Premier Series points in the Cat 1/2 rankings NOT Masters 40+.
Plan early and score a deal on registration until Feb. 28. Note: Field limits are set and the Cat 3/4 Men's category will sell out.
All Junior’s registered for the Stage Race will receive a $20 discount off the price of the race. You can pick-up your $20 at the Criterium on April 27.
- $100 until 11:59 p.m. on Feb. 28
- $120 until 5:00 p.m. on Thurs., April. 24 EXTENDED
- Time trial is open to para-cyclists.
- No Day-Of Registration
- No Refunds
Prize breakdown here (XLS).
Categories & Start Times
- 1/2/3 Women**
- 1/2 Men
- 3/4 Men / Master 40+ Men* / Junior Men*
- 4 Men*
- 3/4 Women** / Master 40+ Women** / Junior Women**
- Para-Cycling (TT only)
- U17/U15/U13 (TT and Crit only)
*Cat 3/4 Men, Master 40+ Men, Junior Men will compete together and will be ranked together in Race the Ridge results and awards, but will receive separate rankings for the BC Premier Series overall standings.
* Cat 4 Men can choose to race 3/4 or 4. Cat 4 men will not be part of the premier series.
**We need minimum 12 riders for road race caravan for Cat 3/4 Women otherwise they are with the Cat 1/2 women. Cat 3 Women may choose to race with the Cat 1/2/3 Women or the Cat 3/4 Women.
**Master 40+ Women, Cat 3/4 women and Junior Women will compete together and will be ranked together in Race the Ridge results and awards, but will receive separate rankings for the BC Premier Series overall standings.
Road Race Start Times (Saturday, April 26th)
Stage 1 Sign-on and Start:
256th St at 100th Ave, Maple Ridge BC.
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- 8:00 am - Cat 3/4 Men - 7 Laps / ~70km
- 8:05 am - Cat 4 Men - 5 Laps / ~50km
- 10:30 am - Cat 1/2 Men - 10 Laps / ~100km
- 10:35 am - Cat 1/2/3 Women - 7 Laps / ~70km
- 10:40 am - Cat 3/4 Women - 5 Laps / ~50km
Sign on opens at 7:00 am and closes 15 minutes prior to each race.
The road Course is open to traffic, Centre line rule is in effect.
Time Trial Start Times (Saturday, April 26th)
Stage 2 Sign-on and Start:
14314-14344 Harris Rd, Pitt Meadows, BC
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- 4:00 pm - Youth Depart
- 4:15 pm - All other Categories
Sign-on opens at 3:00 pm
Riders will leave @ 30 second intervals and will start in last name alphabetical order by category as outlined above.
A start list will be posted Friday, April 26.
Criterium Start Times (Sunday, April 27th)
- 10:00 am - U17 - 20min
- 10:30 am - Cat 4 Men - 20min + 3 Laps
- 11:00 am - Cat 3/4 Women - 30min + 3 Laps
- 11:40 am - Cat 3/4 Men - 40min + 3 Laps
- 12:30 pm - Kids Race
- 12:45 pm - Cat 1/2/3 Women - 45min + 3 Laps
- 1:40 Pm - Cat 1/2 Men - 55min + 3 Laps
- 3:00 pm - Podium & Awards
Sign-on opens at 9:00 am
Thank you to our awesome sponsors and supporters:
Cycles Lambert, Power2Max, Superior Glass, Giant Canada, Kicking Horse Coffee, Golden Ears Physiotherapy, Q Energy Drink, Ramada Inn Pitt Meadows, Panago Maple Ridge Square, Cycling BC, District of Maple Ridge, City of Pitt Meadows and Arcus Community Resources.