Join Big Shark Bicycle Company and Power Up Training for the 2017 Great Forest Park Bicycle Race!
Course Description: A flat and fast course with wide open straightaways and a few technical turns. Race by St. Louis Landmarks- theMissouri History Museum and the MUNY Opera.
Registration: Pre-Registration entry fee is $40. Race day entry fee is $45 (includes $4.50 rider insurance surcharge/BAR fee). Online registration at www.bikereg.com. Onsite registration opens at 8:00 am. Juniors registration is $15 for the Junior race only. Online registration has a small surcharge. Second race will be $20.00. No refunds. Races will occur rain or shine. See cancellation policy above.
Cool Stuff: The Forest Perk Cafe in the Visitors' Center is open 7am - 4pm. They will be serving up breakfast AND lunch....and have bottomless cups o' coffee. Racer Special: Half House Salad and Half Roasted Turkey Sandwich w/ Bottled Water @ $8.99+taxes.
Event Rules: Junior age groups will be scored separately and medals will be awarded to the top three in each age group. Masters prize money will be scored for combined categories. 40+/50+ will be scored separately for MOBAR points.
Directions: From Highway 40- head north on Skinker Blvd. (From the East- the Clayton Rd. exit, from the West- the McCausland exit.). Take a right (east) on Lagoon. Follow Lagoon past the Grand Basin and at the Dwight Davis Tennis Center veer to the right onto Grand and continue on to the Visitors' Center. Park at the Forest Park Visitors Center lot. PLEASE NOTE - the Forest Park Parkway and Kighshighway intersection is under construction. Allow plenty of travel time to the park and avoid Lindell as well as Kingshighway if at all possible.
**Road closures from 6:00 am to 6:00 pm along Cricket Dr, Union Dr, Grand Dr & Theatre Dr to accommodate racers.