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6 Cycling Races To Check Out This July During BC Superweek

BC Superweek, the prestigious Pro-Cycling Series, is once again upon us and runs July 7-16. There are 9 races scheduled over 10 days with over $140,000 in cash prizes. These cycling races bring out the very best in pro-riders from around the world and a whole lot of excitement to the streets.

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Gastown Grand Prix

July 12, 2017 at 5:30pm – Vancouver

Feel the adrenaline in the heart of Downtown Vancouver at Canada’s oldest one-day cycling classic event. Historic Gastown has been holding the professional race since 1973 and attracts thousands of spectators.

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New West Grand Prix

July 11, 2017 – New Westminster
Kids Race at 4:45pm
Youth Race at 5:30pm
Pro Women Race at 6:15pm
Pro Men Race at 7:30pm
Awards at 9:00pm

The City of New Westminster hosts BC Superweek’s newest race series on its historic streets, the first ever New West Grand Prix. The event includes four races: kids, youth, pro women and pro men.

Photo/newwestgrandprix.com

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Tour de Delta

Delta gets taken over for three days with three different cycling circuits. Tour de Delta also features kids and youth races and community festivals.

Photo/@tourdedelta (Instagram)

July 7, 2017 – North Delta
MK Delta Criterium (1.2km loop around North Delta Social Heart)
Start/Finish: 84 Avenue, west of 114 Street
Women Pro 1/2/3 @ 6:30pm
35 laps x 1.2km | 36 km
Men Pro 1/2 @ 7:40pm
40 laps x 1.2km | 48km

Photo/tourdedelta.ca

July 8, 2017 – Ladner
Ladner Criterium (Lader Village)
Start: Bridge Street & Delta Street
Para-cycling at 4:00pm
Men’s Cat 3/4 Race @ 5:10pm
5 laps | 30 minutes
Women’s Race (All Categories) @ 6:15pm
45 laps x 0.9km | 40.5km
Men’s Pro 1/2 at 7:25pm
60 laps x 0.9km | 54km

Photo/tourdedelta.ca

July 9, 2017 – Tsawwassen
Delta UCI 1.2 Road Race
Start/Finish: 53 Street, Dennison Park
Women’s Pro 1/2/3 @ 9:30am
Men’s Pro 1/2 at 1:00pm

Photo/tourdedelta.ca

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Giro di Burnaby

July 13, 2017 – Burnaby
Youth Race at 5:30pm
Women’s Pro at 6:00pm
Men’s Pro at 7:15pm
Awards at 8:30pm

Photo/Giro di Burnaby (Facebook)

The 10th Giro di Burnaby takes over The Heights with a Pro/AM Criterium Race. Over $15,000 in cash and prizes are up for grabs. See you at the Beer Garden!

Photo/girodiburnaby.com

 

PoCo Grand Prix

July 14, 2017 – Port Coquitlam
Amateur at 1:30pm
Corporate Challenge at 3:15pm
Kid’s Race at 5:15pm
Youth Race at 6:00pm
Pro Races at 6:45pm

Photo/@pocogp (Instagram)

The PoCo Grand Prix returns for its second annual event in Downtown Port Coquitlam. Professional cyclists take on a 1.3km circuit for 40/65 laps. Plus live entertainment and a beer garden.

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Tour de White Rock

July 15, 2017 – White Rock (Criterium)
Kid’s Bike Parade & Race @ 3:00pm
U-15 Criterium at 4:00pm
Men’s Cat 3/4 at 4:30pm
Women’s at 5:30pm
Men’s at 6:30pm

Photo/tourdewhiterock.ca

 

July 16, 2017 – White Rock (Road Race)
Men’s at 9:00am
Women’s at 9:05am

Photo/tourdewhiterock.ca

BC Superweek ends with one of the most challenging circuits in the Pacific North West. This 130km “test of endurance” highlights the City of White Rock’s steep seaside hills.

Photo/Tour de White Rock (Facebook)

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