The Original 16 UBC Grand Prix – July 10, 2012

The Original 16 UBC Grand Prix presented by Mahony & Sons Public House is part of BC Superweek and will feature a Criterium race open to Pro/Am Male and Female Cyclists competing for over $10,000 in prize money.

The Original 16 UBC Grand Prix - July 10, 2012

Athletes will race a 1.5km circuit and navigate around the course for 40-65 laps. Spectators will be entertained by the athletes sprinting for cash prizes that will be awarded throughout the race making for an exciting afternoon and evening of fun. Along with these races, there will be a Kids Race complete with bike safety tips and prizes for all who participate, as well as a Corporate Team Challenge.

Schedule

  • 2:30 — 3:00pm Public Ride
  • 3:15 — 4:00pm Corporate Race
  • 4:15 — 4:45pm Kids Race
  • 5:15 — 6:15pm Women’s Pro Race
  • 6:30 — 7:45pm Men’s Pro Race

The UBC Grand Prix expects to draw upwards of 3000 — 5000 fans that will include students, staff, residents of UBC, children and cycling fans from around BC. During the summer there are some 15,000 students on the UBC campus, so this could lend itself to a fun summer evening for all.

2012 UBC Grand Prix Race Route

For more information, please visit: http://ubcgrandprix.com

James Chung

Founder & Editor in Chief of Hello Vancity magazine. Email james@hellovancity.com

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