March 26, 2008 – The Burnaby Velodrome is proud to announce Maydays! Taking place May 9th through 11th, 2008, this exciting weekend will offer racing for every level of rider, and will feature non-stop entertainment for spectators, including the fun-for-all Kiddie Kilo, which is open to any rider age 10 and under.
The A, B, and C groups will be racing on Friday night, Saturday day and night, and on Sunday. Each of these sessions will feature the very popular two-man team Madison races for both the A group and the B group, along with other exciting racing action in all the categories.
If pure strength and tactics are more your forte, then check out our A and B category Sprint competition. Starting on Friday night and running through to Sunday afternoon, the Sprint competition will feature Chariot races, a Flying 200m time trial, a 500m time trial, a match sprint tournament, a sprinters wheel race and the no holds barred Keirin race.
The New Racer groups will be showcased on Saturday morning, taking to the boards to compete in a variety of mass start races.Elite women racing will also be showcased, with 3 races scheduled as part of the race action on Sunday.
Also up on Saturday morning: the BVC Kiddie Kilo! Calling all boys and girls 10 and under, tell your parents to bring you down to the Bubble on Barnet on Saturday for some FREE fun on a bike racing track. You can bring whatever bike you have whether it be a Tricycle, BMX, mountain bike or pink cruiser with tassels, but don’t forget your helmet as that is mandatory or else you won’t get to race. Prizes and awards will be given to all competitors so come out and have some fun!
Saturday night will see the return of the very popular Fixie Challenge, with a variety of races and competitions that is sure to entertain and amaze! The evening will also feature beverages by Red Truck, food, music, and more!
For more details, visit www.burnabyvelodrome.ca. Preregistration is mandatory for racers, and is available online here.
Interested in sponsoring or supporting this event? Contact the Race Organizer (contact details on website) for a list of great opportunities!
See you there!