St. George To Ancaster 40K
IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT - THERE IS A FIELD LIMIT OF 1000 FOR THIS EVENT
PLEASE READ THE INFORMATION BELOW
Join thousands of cyclists in this fun family event. From the seasoned racer to the first timer, this is the ride for you! Everyone is eligible to win great draw prizes. Medals are awarded to the top 3 in each age group.
To celebrate our 20th ride every finisher gets a 20th Anniversary Medal !!!
Mountain bikes, hybrids and cyclocross bikes are recommended. The course consists of 13km of gravel and dirt roads, 2km of farm lane, 9km of rail trail, 6km of singletrack (1-3km sections) and 10km of paved road.
BE PREPARED! EVENT GOES RAIN OR SHINE!
Bring a spare tube, pump, patch kit, rain jacket and gloves.
We have had snow and sleet on race day so be ready for anything.
Helmets are mandatory so don't leave home without it!
You are placed into a category based on your birth date. (Men and Women - based on age as of Dec 31/13). The categories are: Under 10 (must be accompanied by an adult),11-15, 16-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+, unicycle, tandem, Mixed (1 male & 1 female), 40 KM Single Speed Open and 40 KM Open Men's Clydesdale for riders 220 pounds and over. Riders who place must weigh in at the Awards Ceremony. Riders must be more than 220 pounds in riding gear or street clothes. No extra weight is permitted (e.g. hydration pack, etc.). Any disagreements are decided at the discretion of the organizers.
Start: REVISED FEB. 5/13 - NOW 12 NOON
Depart from South Dumfries Community Centre, St. George
YOU MUST GO TO ANCASTER TO PICK UP YOUR PLATE - THEY ARE NOT AVAILABLE AT ST. GEORGE
Registration and Number Pick Up is only available at Ancaster:
Saturday April 13 - Ancaster Community Centre - 12 to 5pm.
Sunday April 14 - Ancaster Community Centre - 7:30 to 10:30am. Saturday Plate Pick-up recommended.
CUT OFF TIME IN EFFECT FOR 2013 FOR ALL RIDERS - Riders should be confident that they can finish the ride in 3 hours. The race course will close at pro-rated times at 20km and 10km to go. If you're late you will not be permitted to continue. There will be a shuttle provided to return you to the finish or start line.
AWARD CEREMONIES 3PM ON RACE DAY AT THE ANCASTER COMMUNITY CENTRE
You or a representative must be in attendance to get your medal/prize. Medals/prizes will not be mailed this year.
REGISTRATION - IMPORTANT- PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING BEFORE REGISTERING.
THERE IS NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION. THERE ARE NO REFUNDS ONCE YOU REGISTER.
THE FIELD LIMIT FOR THE ST. GEORGE TO ANCASTER RACE IS 1000 RIDERS
ALL NUMBER PICK UP & REGISTRATION IS AT THE ANCASTER COMMUNITY CENTRE.
The 40km St. George To Ancaster start is at the South Dumfries Community Centre, St. George. Riders are encouraged to carpool. There are only 50 spots available for 2013 where a bus will be available at Ancaster, and your bike will be trucked to St. George. There is a fee payable with your registration for this pre-race transportation. FOR THOSE LUCKY 50 PEOPLE BUSES WILL RUN FROM 10:15 TO 10:45 ONLY ON RACE DAY. For everyone there is a secure bike check at the finish. A bus will be available to get you back to your vehicle at St. George. This bus is free for all participating riders. See the link on the Navigation Bar for maps to Ancaster and Paris.
Paris To Ancaster Souvenir Clothing is now available! Click the Images Below.
APRIL 4 - THE ST. GEORGE TO ANCASTER RACE STILL HAS LOTS OF ROOM!
IF YOU STILL WANT TO RACE THEN SIGN UP FOR THIS GREAT RACE.
AT 40KM LONG IT IS A REAL HAMMERFEST.
EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION AVAILABLE FROM DEC. 1/2012 TO JAN. 15/2013
To take advantage of early bird pricing riders can enter using their 2012 licence/OCA permit numbers.
Early bird pricing - Single rider $47 // Tandem or Couples $94
REGULAR REGISTRATION IS AVAILABLE FROM JAN. 15/2013 TO APR. 1/2013
Regular pricing - Single rider $57 // Tandem or Couples $114
LATE REGISTRATION (if space is available) FROM APR. 2/2013 TO APR. 10/2013
Early bird pricing - Single rider $67 // Tandem or Couples $134
LAST CHANCE TO REGISTER (in person only AND only if space is available) -
SAT. APR. 13/2013 FROM 12-5PM AT THE ANCASTER COMMUNITY CENTRE
(cash or credit card only - cheques not accepted).
ON-LINE REGISTRATION - On-line registration ends on Wednesday April 10, 2013 at 11:59PM OR when the
available spaces are filled.
DOWNLOADABLE WAIVER (Adobe Acrobat PDF) - save time at registration. Print this off, fill it in and bring it with you to register. OCA 2013 WAIVER