April 28, 2011 (Ottawa, ON) – Bikerace Ottawa is excited to announce that the premier event at the 2011 Preston Street Bicycle races, the Elite Men/Master 1 category, will be televised on Rogers Ottawa TV. Stationary and mobile cameras will capture all the excitement around the entire 1.0km course in Ottawa’ s Little Italy.
Racers will come to Ottawa from across Ontario and Quebec to compete for the first prize of $1000.There will be expert commentary plus pre and post race interviews of key racers. We’ll catch all the sprint laps and the unique presentation of the winner getting his weight in Italian products.
The Preston Street races are part of the Ottawa Little Italy Festival and the entire weekend of June 17, 18, and 19th will be full of activities. The Preston Street Criteriums are set for June 19, 2011. The street will be decorated for the Festival and all the restaurants will extend their patios to provide a welcoming atmosphere.
More details will be posted in the coming weeks – visit www.bikeraceottawa.com