Cycling

Director: Margaret Gibson

Assistant: Colt Albrecht

Events: Hill Climb, Time Trial, Criterium, Road Race

Schedule:
Tuesday, Oct. 10 – Friday, Oct. 13
See Event Descriptions below

Divisions:
5-Year Age Brackets - 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80-84, 85-89, 90-94, 95-99, 100+
Skill Divisions - I, II, & III, IV and Recumbent Divisions
Games officials reserve the right to cancel any event or combine age divisions due to insufficient entries.

Sport Fee:
$20 Per Event

Registration Rules: 
• Event is sanctioned by USA Cycling – USA Cycling rules apply.
• Annual or Day Licenses are mandatory. International licenses will be honored.
• Purchase licenses prior to Games – USA Cycling (719-434-4200 or www.usacycling.org) or purchase licenses at Pre-Race Meeting - Annual Membership ($70 - includes Mountain Biking) or Day License ($10 per day)
• Indicate your division on your registration form: 
 Skill Division I - Expert / Extreme
 Skill Division II - Experienced
 Skill Division III - Recreational / Fitness
 Skill Division IV - Beginner / Novice
 Recumbent Division - 2 wheels
 Recumbent Division - 3 wheels
• Athletes registering in the Recumbent Division may only participate in the Hill Climb and/or Time Trial Events
• Last year's Overall Winners in each age and skill Division (except “Division I”) MUST MOVE UP. If you have a question as to what Division or a request to downgrade a Division please contact the Games office at 800-562-1268. Request must be made before event begins.

Mandatory Pre-Race Meeting: 
• Monday, Oct. 9 – 3:00 pm – Dixie Center
• License sales and bib distribution will begin at 3:00 pm. Cyclists will be required to present their Games ID Badge and their USA Cycling license to receive their bib packet. Race Review will begin at 4:00 pm.

Format / Rules: 
• Official Cycling Race Tech Guides will also be available at the Pre-Race Meeting.
• Helmets are mandatory.
• No bare shoulders.
• Handlebar extensions or "aerobars" are not allowed in any race with a mass start.
• Start times for each race will be posted at the Games Headquarters, the Dixie Center (1835 Convention Center Dr., St. George) throughout the Games and at the race venue on race day.

Event Descriptions: 
Hill Climb (#2017-620)
Date: Tuesday, Oct. 10
Time: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Venue: Snow Canyon State Park – Sand Dunes - 1002 North Snow Canyon Drive, Ivins
Distance: 5K
Divisions: All are available
Course: Uphill rollies 4% to 8%; short sections 10% to 11%; scenic, colorful canyon.

Time Trial 40K, 20K (#2017-618)
Date: Wednesday, Oct. 11
Time: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Venue: Southern Parkway (I-15 Exit 2), St. George
Distance:
40K - Division I: M 50-64; W 50-54
40K - Division II: M 50-64
20K - Recumbent
20K – All other skill and age divisions
Course: Begins at I-15 Exit 2 Southern Parkway towards the airport. Out and back course consisting of rolling hills, majestic views of Pine Valley Mountain and desert vistas.

Criterium (#2017-617)
Date: Thursday, Oct. 12
Time: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Venue: Ridge Top Complex, 600 South Airport Road, St. George
Timed event with aprox. Distances:
34K-15 Laps - Division I: M 50-64, 
16K-7 Laps - All other skill and age divisions
Course: Oval airport runway; 2.28K per lap. 


Road Race (#2017-560)
Date: Friday, Oct. 13
Time: 9:00 am – 2:00 pm 
Venues: Ivins, Gunlock, Veyo, Snow Canyon State Park
Finish: 50 West Center St., Ivins
Distance: 
62K - Division I: M 50-69 
62K - Division II: M 50-64 
50K - Division I: M 70-74, W 50-64 
50K - Division II: M 65-69; W 50-64 
37K - All other skill and age divisions 
Course: Three start locations: 62K-Ivins; 50K-Gunlock Turnoff; 37K-Gunlock. “Circuit” course - 1 lap = 62K; start/end 3,000 feet altitude; rollies, 1,700 foot gain/loss, upgrades mostly under 6% but one 9% (0.4 mile), one 6%-11% (1.1 mile). Long downhill, fast, twisty, challenging descent through scenic Snow Canyon State Park (reverse Hill Climb) near finish.

Medals: 
• Gold, Silver and Bronze medals and 4th, 5th and 6th place ribbons will be awarded for each age and division following each event.
• Overall Awards will be presented to Overall Winners in each Age Division and each Skill Division as follows:
Skill Division I - Huntsman World Senior Games Overall Jersey
Skill Division II - Winner’s Jersey
Skill Division III - Winner’s Cycling Shirt
Skill Division IV - Medals

Participants must enter a minimum of three events to qualify for “overall” awards. Overall awards will be presented at the Sport Social.
• Athletes in the Recumbent Division will not be eligible for "overall" awards.
• The David Richardson Award will be presented at the Sport Social for outstanding sportsmanship displayed throughout the cycling event, embodying the true spirit of the Games. The recipient of this very special award will be selected through a vote by the cyclists during the cycling event. 

Sport Social: (ID Badge or Ticket Required)
Date: Friday, October 13
Time: 6:00 pm
Location: Washington County Legacy Park-Fairgrounds, 5500 West 700 South, Hurricane