CO-DIRECTORS: Brandon Price and Jason Ranoa
ASSISTANTS: Bethany Price, Heather Ranoa
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In an effort to fulfill our mission of fostering worldwide peace, health and friendship, we are excited to announce, on our 35th anniversary, the Friendship Festival. We invite all athletes and their friends, volunteers, sponsors and community members to join us for six nights of food, fun, entertainment and friendship. The festival will provide flexibility for participants to attend at their convenience on any or all nights of what is sure to be a new favorite opportunity to connect with old friends and make new ones regardless of your sport.
EVENTS: Hill Climb, Criterium, Road Race, Time Trial, Bike Tour
Tuesday, Oct. 4 – Friday, Oct. 7
See Event Descriptions below
PRE-RACE INFO AND PACKET PICK-UP:
Packet Pick-up and Pre-Race Info Meetings held at the Dixie Center
Sunday, October 2, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Monday, October 3, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
• Cyclists will be required to present their Games ID Badge to receive their bib packet.
DIVISIONS: 5-Year Age Brackets
Individuals: 50+, 55+, 60+, 65+, 70+, 75+, 80+, 85+, 90+, 95+, 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.
$40 Per Event
Early Bird Deadline (Save $20) – August 1
Final Registration Deadline – September 1
• Even though we are not sanctioning USAC we will be following their guidelines.
• Indicate your division on your registration form:
Skill Division I - Expert (Has extensive race experience) and typically holds a USAC License as a Category 1,2 or 3)
Skill Division II - Experienced (Has been racing and riding for a while and is comfortable racing in a pack.) Typically holds a USAC License as a Category 3,4 or 5)
Skill Division III - Recreational (Has been riding for a while and has some experience riding in a pack)
Skill Division IV - Beginner (No racing experience)
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.
• Official Cycling Race Tech Guides will be available at packet pick-up
• 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: Course Maps
Hill Climb 5K uphill TT
Date: Tuesday, Oct. 4
Time: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Venue: Snow Canyon State Park – Sand Dunes - 1002 North Snow Canyon Drive, Ivins
Distance: 5K, time trial format
Divisions: All are available
Course: Uphill rollies 4% to 8%; short sections 10% to 11%; scenic, colorful canyon.
Date: Wednesday, Oct. 5
Time: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Venue: 120 E 1670 S. St. George, Utah 84790 (behind the Dixie Convention Center)
Timed event with aprox. distances:
34K-34 Laps - Division I: M 50-64, Aprox. 30 minutes
16K-16 Laps - All other skill and age divisions, Aprox. 20 minutes
Course: 1.3 K per lap.
Date: Thursday, Oct. 6
Time: 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Venues: 60 Babylon Mill Rd, Leeds, UT 84746 Starts and ends in Leeds
Distance: 43K for all ages
Time Trial 20K
Date: Friday, Oct. 7
Time: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Venue: 820 W. Akoya Pearl, St. George, UT 84790
Distance: 20K – All skills and age divisions
Course: Begins and ends at Desert Color. Cylists will travel on SR-7 highway for the majority of the ride.
Bike Tour - NEW EVENT
For all bike enthusiasts, racers or non-racers, e-bikes, recumbents, ellipticals, etc. This event is one to bring your whole biking family along.
This this untimed, non-competitive tour will take you through and around some of the area’s best multi-use paths and scenic routes, covering over 50 gorgeous miles over the course of the Huntsman World Senior Games at your own pace. There will be multiple legs and destinations with photo ops along the way.
How the Bike Tour Works:
At packet pickup you will be given the maps and all instructions.
You have the duration of the entire Games to complete the course, over multiple days if desired.
Get your card punched at a destination on each of the tour legs.
Take Selfies along the way.
Bring your registration card back to us and show us your punches to receive your prize.
You won’t regret joining this adventure. There will be a chance to use your selfie photos to win even more prizes. All routes start and end at Confluence Park next to the Convention Center.
E-Bikes are permitted for this event and available for rent at the Dixie Convention Center and in town. Both pedal assist and Class 1 Throttle bikes are available to use during this event. Any bike is permissible to use.
• 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 Cycling Jersey
Skill Division II - Winner’s Long Sleeve Shirt
Skill Division III - Winner’s Short Sleeve Shirt
Skill Division IV - Medals but No Shirt
Participants must enter a minimum of three events (excluding the Bike Tour) to qualify for “overall” awards.
• Athletes in the Recumbent Division will not be eligible for "overall" awards.