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2021 The Tour of St. Louis Bicycle Races 3/20/21 and 3/21/21

Presented By Big Shark Bicycle Company and Urban Chestnut Brewing Company

2 Days, 3 Events, $3550 in Prize Money

Wildwood Centaur Time Trial Start List

2021 Race Results

Covid Safety Guidelines:

  •  All athletes will have to check-in at our Covid Screening each day for temperature check, questionnaire, and contact tracing log. You will be given a wrist band after you have been cleared to race. Covid Screening Questionaire PDF
  • Masks must be always worn at the event. You may take your mask off immediately prior to racing in the start chute. Masks must cover your mouth and nose.
  • There ill be no gathering at the start/finish area. This includes friends, family members, and teammates.
  • Failure to adhere to the race guidelines will lead to disqualification and removal from the event.
  • Please enter and depart the course away from the start/finish area before and after racing.
  • Team tents will not be allowed near the start/finish area or race registration footprint.
  • Event staff, volunteers, and officials will be required to always wear masks during the event.
  • Hand sanitizer will be available.
  • There will be no congregation of racers or fans at the finish line, officiating tent, or registration tent.
  • No team tents will be allowed in the parking lot or along the course.
  • Racers who are pre-riding the course will have to wear masks.
  • Pre-event and race-day registration will be ONLINE ONLY. You can register race day on BikeReg for both Criteriums. You must be registered by March 18th @5:00pm to participate in the Time Trial.
  • Prize money will be mailed post event.
  • There will be no on-site protest period.
  • Riders will be staged 6' apart at the start. We will have a much wider start chute than normal to allow for social distancing.
  • Race standings will NOT be published and available at the park but will be available online.
  • Participants will be instructed to leave the park after the completion of their race.
  • We ask that all athletes depart the venue after racing, please do not bring fans, family, or spectators. We have been given permission to hold these races provided ALL racers, friends, and spectators understand that we MUST abide by these rules. This means- team tents, tailgating, and gathering is not allowed.
  • Our staff will ask participants and fans attending the event to observe these guidelines. You will only be asked one time.
  • There will not be neutral support/wheel pit at this time. We will update this decision closer to the event.
Protocols and procedures may be modified if state or local regulations are changed before or during the series.

2021 TIME TRIAL START LIST TBA

  • Pre- Registration will close Thursday, 3/18/2021 at 5:00pm. You can register for each criterium ONLINE on site, each day. Time Trial regstration closes Thursday evening at 5:00pm.
  • Saturday Morning: Racers will test themselves on the Wildwood Centaur Time Trial course- a local favorite stretch of road. Please pre-register! There is no Race Day Registration for the Time Trial. (There is ONLINE race day registration for both criteriums).
  • Saturday Late Mornings and Afternoon: Racers will test themselves on the scenic and rolling Carondelicious Criterium.
  • Sunday: Racers will duel it out on the flat and fast Mike Murray Classic Criterium in Forest Park. The only bicycle race in the City's premier park. Please note NEW Start Location/Parking
  • The Omnium: Racers participating in the Omnium must compete in all three events. Omnium categories are: Women 3/4, Men 4, Men 3, Men Pro 1/2, Women Open, Men Masters 50+/60+ (Cat 1-4), and Men Masters 40+ (Cat 1-4). Men Cat 4/5 and Juniors are not competing for overall omnium prizes. Points will be awarded per the USAC Omnium table posted in our official flyer.
  • All men's and women's categories that include Category 5 have a field limit of 75 riders. All other races have a field limit of 100 riders.

2021 Pre-Event Athlete Letter

  • Omnium Entry Fee is $130.
  • Junior Entry Fee is $15 per Event.
  • Entry fee for a 2nd Criterium Race Entry per Day is $20
  • Wildwood Centaur Time Trial Entry Fee - $40 (There is NO race day registration for the Time Trial. TT Reg closes Thursday Night at 5:00 PM.
  • Caondelicious Entry Fee is $45 before 3/18, $55 Race Day
  • The Mike Murray Classic Forest Park Criterium Entry Fee is $45 before 3/18, $55 Race Day
  • There are NO REFUNDS. In the event of a cancellation due to circumstances beyond our control: pandemic, weather, or any other type of emergency we will defer registration to another Big Shark event or to the next edition of the Tour of St. Louis.

 

 Pre-Registration and Number Pick Up: Friday, March 19th 4pm - 7pm @

Big Shark Bicycle Company 1155 South Big Bend Blvd, 63117

Event #1- Saturday, March 20th, 2021

Course Description: An flat and winding 11 mile out and back along Centaur and Wildhorse Creek Road in Wildwood, West St. Louis County. 

Registration: Time Trial has a 360 slot cap. Please register early- PRE-REGISTRATION ONLY FOR THE TIME TRIAL. Pre-Registration entry fee is $40. There is no Race Day Registration for the Time Trial (includes $5 rider insurance surcharge/BAR fee).  Onsite bib pick up will be open at 6:30am-7:30am. Juniors race fee is $15 per event for Junior races only. No refunds. Races will occur rain or shine. Please note we reserve the right to cancel due to circumstances beyond our control. Please check our Facebook page before leaving for last-minute updates. 

Event Rules: Riders will begin at 7:30am and be staged in 1 minute increments. The last rider will depart at 10:30am.  We can only start a maximum of 360 riders, so register early. We will stage riders in sequence of the afternoon race -so that riders can transfer to the Carondelicious Criterium in time for their start. We will stage riders by category and then order of registration. The road will be open to traffic and monitored by the Wildwood Police Department.

Parking: The Crossing Church, 114 North Eatherton Road, Chesterfield MO, 63005

Start Time Category Duration Awards
7:30 am Junior Boys/Girls(9-12, 13-14, 15-16, 17-18) Group 1 3 places/Medals/B/G
To Follow USAC Masters "B" 50+/60+ Cat 1-5 Group 2 3 places/Medals/Both
To Follow USAC Women's 3/4/5 BAR Group 3 3 places/$50
To Follow USAC Cat 4/5 Group 4 3 places/Medals
To Follow USAC Women Open - Cat 1/2BAR Group 5 5 places/$150
To Follow USAC Masters "A" 40+/50+ Cat 1-4 BAR Group 6 5 places/$100
To Follow USAC Cat 4 BAR Group 7 5 places/$100
To Follow USAC Cat 3 BAR Group 8 5 places/$125
To Follow USAC Pro/1/2 BAR Group 10 5 places/$150

Event #2- Saturday Late Morning and Afternoon, March 21st, 2020

Course Description: An undulating 1.3 mile circuit course along the beautiful lakes in Carondelet Park in South St. Louis City. The course is winding, wide open, with silky smooth pavement. The course has two mild climbs and an uphill finish.

Registration: Pre-Registration entry fee is $45, including Packet Pick-Up. Race day entry fee is $55 (includes $5 rider insurance surcharge/BAR fee).  Registration will be open at 9:00 am.  Juniors race day fee is $15 for the Junior race only.  If you already have a number you need to check in to be on the official start list. Online registration will be at www.bikereg.com. There will be a slight surcharge for online registration. Second race will be $20. No refunds. Races will occur rain or shine. See cancellation policy above. 

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+ and 50+ racers will be scored separately for MOBAR points. Overall Masters prizes are for combined categories.

Start Time Category Duration Awards
9:45 am Juniors (9-12, 13-14, 15-16, 17-18) 30 Minutes 3 places/Medals/B&G
10:25 am USAC Masters "B" 50+/60+ Cat 1-5 40 Minutes 3 places/Medals/Both
11:15 am USAC Women 3/4/5 BAR 40 Minutes 5 places/$100
12:05 am USAC Men 4/5 40 Minutes 3 places/Medals
12:55 pm USAC Women Open- Cat 1/2 BAR 55 Minutes 5 places/$200
2:00 pm USAC Masters 40+/50+ Cat 1-4 BAR 60 Minutes 5 places/$150
3:05 pm  USAC Cat 4 BAR 45 Minutes 5 places/$100
4:00 pm USAC Cat 3 BAR 60 Minutes 5 places/$150
5:00 pm USAC Pro/1/2 BAR 65 Minutes 5 places/$200

The Mike Murray Classic Criterium

 Event #3 -  Sunday

March 22nd, 2020

Course Description: A flat and fast course with wide open straightaways and a few technical turns. Race by St. Louis Landmarks- the  Missouri History Museum and the Muny Opera. Note- the Start/Finish has moved to the Lower Muny Parking Lot. Racers are encouraged to park at the upper Muny parking lot.

Registration: Pre-Registration entry fee is $45, including Packet Pick-Up. Race day entry fee is $55 (includes $5 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. 

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.

Start Time Category Duration Prizes/Awards
9:00 am Juniors (9-12, 13-14, 15-16, 17-18) 30 Minutes 3 places/Medals/B&G
9:40 am Masters "B" 50+/60+ Cat 1-5 40 Minutes 3 Places/Medals/Both
10;30 am USAC Women's 3/4/5 BAR 40 Minutes 5 places/$100
11:20 am USAC Men 4/5 40 Minutes 3 places/Medals
12:10 pm USAC Women Open- Cat 1/2 BAR 50 Minutes 5 places/$200
1:10 pm Masters "A" 40+/50+ Cat 1-4 BAR 55 Minutes 5 places/$150
2:15 pm USAC Men 4 BAR 50 Minutes 5 places/$100
3:15 pm USAC Cat 3 BAR 60 Minutes 5 places/$150
4:25 pm USAC Pro 1/2 BAR 65 Minutes 5 places/$200

2019 Race Results

2018 Race Results

2017 Race Results

2016 Race Results

2015 Race Results


Held under USAC Permit

Directions and Course Maps

The Centaur Time Trial

114 N. Eatherton Rd, 63005. From Highway 40 (East or West) exit South at Long Road. Take a right turn on Chesterfield Airport Road. Take a left turn on Olive St./Eatherton Road and proceed to the Crossing Family Church entrance (on your right). Here is a link to the Parking Lot for the Time Trial.

PLEASE NOTE- There will be another group from the Crossing Church using the lot concurrent with our event, please be courteous to the other users.

The Carondelicious Circuit Race:

3900 Holly Hills, 63116. From the East or West go South from downtown St. Louis via Highway 55 and take the Loughborough exit.  Turn right (West)-the park is on your right. Follow all of the signs or simply keep your eyes open. From the City/Highway 40 you can take Grand south until you hit Holly Hills, then turn right. Registration area is at the Loughborough round-about in the middle of the park.

The Mike Murray Classic Criterium in Forest Park

Summit Drive, 63112. From Highway 40- head North on Hampton Avenue into the park. Veer right (East) on Wells at the round-about. Follow Wells to the next round-about. Veer North onto McKinnley Drive (3rd right on the round-about from Wells). The Jewel Box greenhouse will be on your right. Continue on McKinnley Drive just a short distance. Before going down hill veer right onto Summit Drive and into the Upper Muny lot. Park at the north end of Upper Muny lot. Registration is in the Lower Muny lot- just a short walk down the paved service road.

 

Wildwood Centaur Time Trial Parking Map

Race #1 - The Wildwood Centaur Time Trial

Race #2- The Carondelicious Circuit Race

Race #3- The Mike Murray Classic Criterium in Forest Park

Payout and Omnium Details

Payout Details:

The overall Omnium competition is for the best aggregate results over all three days of racing. Each day we score the top 15 places and assign points towards an overall prize. Points are awarded 25, 20,16, 14, 12, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1. You must compete in all three events to be eligible for an Omnium Award. Collegiate Athletes are NOT eligible for cash payout.

The points will be awarded equally for all of the events. In order to qualify for the Overall each athlete must compete in all three events. Masters 40+ and Masters 50+ are competing for separate Omnium awards, although each race will have combined price money. They will also be scored separately for the MOBRA competition. In the event of a tie, Omnium will be decided by finishing order in final event. We WILL have Omnium Medals for both age groups in the Men's 50+ and 60+ field.

Centaur Time Trial Payout:

Category Purse Detail
USAC Women 3/4/5 3/$50 $25, $15, $10
USAC Women's Open 5/$150 $50, $40, $30, $20, $10
USAC Masters A (40+/50+) 5/$100 $30, $25, $20, $15, $10
USAC Cat 4 5/$100 $30, $25, $20, $15, $10
USAC Cat 3 5/$125 $35, $30, $25, $20, $15
USAC Men Pro/1/2 5/$150 $50, $40, $30, $20, $10

The Mike Murray Classic Criterium and Carondelicious Criterium Payout Schedule:

Catogory Purse Detail
USAC Women 3/4/5 5/$100 $30, $25, $20, $15, $10
USAC Women Open 5/$200 $60, $50, $40, $30, $20
USAC Masters A (40+/50+) 5/$150 $50, $40, $30, $20, $10
USAC Cat 4 5/$100 $30, $25, $20, $15, $10
USAC Cat 3 5/$150 $50, $40, $30, $20, $10
USAC Pro/1/2 5/$200 $60, $50, $40, $30, $20

Omnium Payout Schedule

Category Omnium Purse Detail
USAC Women 3/4/5 3/$100 $50, $30, $20
USAC Men 4 3/$100 $50, $30, $20
USAC Men 3 3/$150 $75, $50, $25
USAC Men Pro 1/2 3/$200 $85, $65, $50
USAC Women Open 3/$200 $85, $65, $50
USAC Masters A 40+ 3/$150 $75, $50, $25
USAC Masters A 50+ 3/$150 $75, $50, $25