March 23, 2016 (Ottawa, ON) – Ottawa, ON, and Gatineau, QC, will play host to Canada’s top road cyclists this summer as the National Capital region welcomes the 2016 Global Relay Canadian Road Cycling Championships from June 25th to 29th.
Action will kick off in Ottawa with the Road Race events on Saturday, June 25th and Sunday, June 26th. Starting and finishing in Tunney’s Pasture just west of the downtown core, the road races will feature a spectator-friendly 10.3km circuit along the scenic Ottawa River Parkway.
Racing will move to Gatineau on Tuesday, June 28th for the Time Trial events which will take the riders up and down a challenging and undulating course through Gatineau Park.
The Championships will conclude with the Criterium events in historic downtown Aylmer, Quebec, on Wednesday, June 29th. The six-corner course will feature an uphill sprint to the finish line situated in front of the famed British Hotel and in close proximity to numerous restaurants, bars and cafes.
– Saturday, June 25 – Junior Women, Junior Men, Para and Elite Women’s road races
– Sunday, June 26 – Elite men’s road race
– Tuesday, June 28 – Junior Women, Junior Men, Para, Elite Women, Elite Men’s individual time trial
– Wednesday, June 29 – Junior Women, Junior Men, Elite Women, Elite Men’s Criterium
In addition to racing, the road and criterium events will feature a variety of activities and attractions for spectators, family members and the local cycling and corporate communities. Details on this will be available on the event website within the next few weeks.
Event technical guides and registration information will be available in early May. For more information, including race distances please visit Cycling Canada’s website here.