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November 14/14 13:02 pm - BC Superweek Announces 2015 Dates


Posted by Editoress on 11/14/14
 

National and international professional cycling returns to Metro Vancouver on July 10 - 18, 2015 with BC Superweek. Featuring eight races over nine days in seven different communities, BC Superweek is comprised of five events overall.

The Tour de Delta kicks off BC Superweek by hosting three days of racing that consists of the very fast MK Delta Lands Criterium in the evening on Friday, July 10th, the Brenco Criterium in the historic fishing village of Ladner on Saturday, July 11th, and the White Spot | Delta UCI 1.2 Road Race on the morning of Sunday, July 12th, in Tsawwassen.

 

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Following Delta is the UBC Grand Prix Presented By Mahony & Sons Public House, held on a very technical course on the evening of Tuesday, July 14th.

 

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Then on Wednesday, July 15th, is the exciting Global Relay Gastown Grand Prix, one of the most challenging and exhilarating cycling events in Canada.

 

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On the night of Thursday, July 16th, the City of Burnaby hosts the Giro di Burnaby Presented By Appia Development, a criterium course centered in the colourful Heights neighbourhood on Hastings Street.

BC Superweek comes to a conclusion with the Tour de White Rock, a two-day points series race that includes the Choices Markets Criterium on the evening of Friday, July 17th, and one of the more challenging road race courses in North America - the Peace Arch News Road Race - on the morning of Saturday, July 18th.

"We are thrilled to officially announce the 2015 race dates for BC Superweek," said Race Director Mark Ernsting. "In the upcoming weeks and months, we hope to announce some new and exciting aspects of the series that will further enhance one of North America's top series' of professional cycling races."

With between 5,000 and 30,000 spectators in attendance at each event and more than $110,000 in cash prizes for participants, BC Superweek is the cycling event to attend each year.

Some of the most competitive teams in national and international cycling have already committed to attending the series next summer. All races are free to watch.

The list of cycling stars who have raced at BC Superweek includes the likes of Tyler Farrar, Chris Horner, Alex Stieda, Svein Tuft, Brian Walton, Christian Meier and Dominic Rollin on the men's side, and Leah Kirchmann, Gillian Carleton, Alison Sydor, Leslie Tomlinson and Erinne Willock on the women's side.

If you're a cyclist or team and would like to participate in BC Superweek, please contact Mark Ernsting at 604-760-7373 or ernsting@m1sportsmanagement.com.

For more information, visit www.bcsuperweek.ca.

 

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