2023 – Women’s Stage 4
STAGE 4 – CITY OF REDLANDS DOWNTOWN CRITERIUM
SATURDAY, APRIL 15, 2023
A 75-minute timed event. Lap cards will change from TIME TO GO to LAPS TO GO with 10 laps remaining in the Race.
There are FIVE Sprinter Competitions (four Intermediate and one Finish Competition). The Intermediate Sprinter Competitions will be held with 60, 45 & 30 minutes to go, and 5 laps to go. All competitions will be at the Finish Line. Sprint points will be awarded first to the riders who have gone the farthest distance, then by order across the line.
INTERMEDIATE TIME BONUSES
Awarded at the finish line at 30 minutes to go (same lap as sprint bonus above). Time bonuses will be awarded first to the riders who have gone the farthest distance, then by order across the line.
FINISH TIME BONUSES
Will be awarded at the Finish (see page 13 for time bonuses).
A 1.0 Mile, basically level, highly technical and tight, nine turn Criterium Course. Event is a timed 75 minute criterium.
At the Start/Finish line. Press office will be located in Expo area.
There will be an Awards Ceremony for the first three finishers in this stage, Individual G.C., Sprinter, and Best Amateur Leader immediately following the conclusion of the stage at the Start/Finish Line. Climber’s jersey will be awarded if it changes due to a tie break procedure only.
DIRECTIONS TO START/FINISH
Downtown Redlands on Citrus Avenue, between 5th & 6th Street.
Team Liaisons will be in contact with the Team Managers before the event to assign parking at the Citizens Business Bank (formerly Community Bank). Approach parking from Sonora St, obey course marshals to cross Olive Ave to enter parking. Otherwise, limited parking is available in the Downtown area. Oversize vehicles may also use parking at the Men’s parking at Redlands Mall. See maps on page 35, 36.
Citrus Avenue in Downtown Redlands, between 5th & 6th Street.
On 6th Street immediately north of Citrus Avenue. Sign-in begins at 1:00 pm and closes at 1:45 pm
Warm up on city streets; obey all traffic laws and signals. Riders will be allowed to do one lap on the course before the start of the race. Helmets must be worn at all times.
A Neutral Support pit will be located on the corner of Cajon Blvd. and Vine Street. This pit will support all riders. The Team Support pit is located roughly 200 yards after the Start/Finish line on the right (South) side of Citrus Avenue. Neutral Support will also be available at the pit on Citrus Avenue.
Free lap rule is in effect, until 8km/5 laps to go.
Any rider down 1 lap or pulled by the race officials before the 2/3 point of the race (30 minutes to go) will be time cut. Riders pulled after this time will be given a pro-rated time and be eligible to start the next stage.
Corner of 6th Street and Citrus Avenue