STAGE 5 – THE BEAVER MEDICAL GROUP SUNSET ROAD RACE – SUNDAY, APRIL 10
COURSE EVENT / DESCRIPTION
There are three distinct sections to this Race:
1. THE STARTING CIRCUIT/LOOP TRANSITION:
The starting circuit (Men only) is 2 1/4 laps of the short criterium course, 1.32 miles in total length. After rounding the first turn on lap 3, the riders will continue straight on Olive to San Mateo – left on San Mateo to Highland, left on Highland to Cajon, right on Cajon (becomes Garden), to the start of the Sunset Loop at Garden and Rossmont (Simonds Parkway).
2. THE SUNSET LOOP:
On the Sunset Loop you will ride laps of 6.5 miles each, with the first lap beginning at Simonds Parkway (lap card) as you enter the loop for the first time. There is considerable climbing, especially during the first 2.6 miles (4.2 km).
3. THE FINISH:
Riders return to Downtown Redlands via the transition section the same way they came up. Riders shall then enter the final five laps (Men only) of the Finish Circuit (1.0 mile criterium). The riders making the final circuit will compete for final Stage placing and time bonuses.
There will be an Awards Ceremony at the Finish Line for the first three finishers in this Stage (immediately following the conclusion of the Stage). Final Individual G.C., Team G.C. Climber Winner, Best Amateur Winner and Sprinter Winner will be announced and awarded at the conclusion of Stage 5 after all timing calculations have been completed and any protests resolved.
DIRECTIONS TO START
Downtown Redlands, Citrus Avenue, between 5th & 6th
See map, Redlands area.
Citrus Avenue, Downtown Redlands, between 5th and 6th Streets.
Women at 10:00 am, Men at 2:00 pm
At the Feed Zone on Sunset Drive, west of the intersection of Puesta del Sol Street. Watch riders take on food and drink without stopping.
At Fire Station where lap cards are shown. See the racers speed through several quick turns in a matter of seconds!
The Start and Finish loops in Downtown Redlands. Twist and Turns at high speed!
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