Velothon Edmonton (2016)

velothon_edmonton_iconVELOTHON EDMONTON
PRESENTED BY UNITED CYCLE

2017 date will be announced soon

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GEAR UP & GET THE “PRO TREATMENT” AT VELOTHON EDMONTON

Join cyclists from around the globe for a true “feel-like-a-pro” experience and the ultimate public ride sportive at Canada’s first-ever Velothon!

Velothon Edmonton will take place on September 5, 2016 on the final day of the UCI 2.1 Tour of Alberta presented by ATB Financial, making it one of the biggest cycling events in the Americas and a memorable week of cycling in Alberta.

 

 

WHAT IS VELOTHON EDMONTON?

  • Velothon Edmonton is the first North American UCI Velothon Majors
  • A mass participation ride on the same day as the Tour of Alberta Stage 5 pro-cycling race
  • Three course options: Velothon 100 km, Velothon 60 km, and ATB Financial Family Ride supporting CASA 5 km
  • Participate in a team or as an individual rider
  • Exciting festival atmosphere, with thousands of spectators to watch Velothon Edmonton and the Tour of Alberta
  • Watch the professional cyclists compete in the final stage of the Tour of Alberta that same afternoon

EXPERIENCE THE “PRO FEELING”

  • Completely closed roads
  • Same roads as pro-cyclists compete on during Stage 4 and Stage 5 of the Tour of Alberta presented by ATB Financial
  • Start and finish under the same truss as the Tour of Alberta professional cyclists
  • Fully supported with mechanical and feed stations
  • Tour of Alberta official emcee to announce Velothon Edmonton and ATB Financial Family Ride supporting CASA

ROUTE

Velothon Edmonton is your chance to ride Alberta’s Capital City roads you may have never faced before! Course highlights include:

  • Velothon 60 & Velothon 100 occurs on a 20 kilometre loop within the heart of Edmonton
  • ATB Financial Family Ride supporting CASA occurs on a shorter loop within downtown Edmonton
  • Velothon Edmonton circuit descend through the historic and picturesque grounds of the Alberta Legislature, passes through Edmonton’s stunning river valley, races the daunting curves of Groat Road, and climbs past the scenic Hawrelak Park & Victoria park, and returns through the streets of downtown Edmonton to Churchill Square

2016_Velothon_Map2016_Velothon_Profile_v2Download printable PDF of the Velothon Edmonton Map & Profile.

PROMOTION

As if it couldn’t get any better, teams of eight or more will be automatically entered to win a prize to take the “pro-treatment” to an all new level. This unreal prize two free entries to the Velothon Edmonton, special inaugural edition Velothon Edmonton jerseys for the entire team AND VIP Hospitality passes with complimentary food and beverages for the squad to watch the final stage at the Tour of Alberta presented by ATB Financial later that afternoon from the best spot at the finish line!

FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO REGISTER, PLEASE VISIT:

Velothon Edmonton & Family Ride Schedule

Friday, September 2, 2016

4:00 PM – 8:00 PM Rider Check-in / Bag Pick-up United Cycle

Saturday, September 3, 2016

10:00 AM – 3:00 PM Rider Check-in / Bag Pick-up United Cycle

Monday, September 5, 2016

06:30 AM Rider Check-in Churchill Square
07:00 AM Start Area Open Churchill Square
07:15 AM Welcome Messages Churchill Square
07:30 AM Velothon Edmonton 60km & 100km Start Churchill Square
10:00 AM Tour of Alberta Festival Opens Churchill Square
10:30 AM ATB Financial Family Ride supporting CASA – Rider Check-in Churchill Square
11:30 AM Velothon Edmonton Final Lap Cut Off
11:30 AM ATB Financial Family Ride support CASA – Start Churchill Square
12:30 PM All Finish – Course Clear
1:50 PM – 5:00 PM Tour of Alberta Pro Race Churchill Square
5:30 PM Tour of Alberta Festival Closes Churchill Square

ATB Financial Family Ride supporting CASA

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