Cycling

Monday, July 25

Nelson Ledges Race Course 
10342 Ohio 305
Garrettsville, OH 44231

http://www.nelsonledges.com/

Events in order:

  • 5K Time Trial
  • 10K Time Trial
  • 20K Road Race

Athlete Packet

Competitor Order

Results are available at www.speedy-feet.com

Photos from the event are available HERE.

Competition Details

  • Check in begins at 7:00 a.m. and runs throughout the day.
  • Please check-in no later than 30 minutes before your race time.
  • The course opens for practice at 7:00 a.m. and closes at 8:15 a.m.
  • Timing will be provided by Speedy Feet.
  • The race will travel counterclockwise.
  • There is a great map of the course on the Nelson Ledges web site: http://www.nelsonledges.com/rent-the-facility/ . The directions below reference this map when identifying start locations for the races.
  • The finish line will remain constant throughout all races.
  • Cyclists may only use Pit Lane for their finish.
  • Riders will start every minute for both the 5 & 10Ks.  If a rider scratches, a ghost rider will start in place of the athlete to keep timing consistent.
  • The 10K will start after a brief break following the completion of the 5K.
  • The 20K will start after a brief break following the completion of the 10K.
  • Cyclists must provide their own bicycles and helmets.  Absolutely no riders will be permitted to ride without an approved helmet.
  • Recumbent bikes are permitted in the 5K or 10K Time Trials, they will be timed as a separate division. Recumbent bikes are prohibited in the road race competitions.
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    5K Time Trial

    • Race starts promptly at 8:30 a.m.
    • Start Line at “Turn 11” - pass under the bridge 1 time on race lane, on your 2nd time to bridge head to finish line/pit row.
    • Riders will be sent off every 60 seconds in the order on the attached sheet - women first then men to immediately follow.
    • If there is a scratch or no show that rider’s minute will still be observed as a “ghost rider”.

    10K Time Trial
    • The 10K’s anticipated start time is 10:30 a.m. This race will not begin until the conclusion of the 5K and the timer has reset.
    • Start Line at “Station 7” - Pass under the bridge 3 times on race lane, on your 4th time to bridge head to finish line/pit row.
    • Riders will be sent off every 60 seconds in the order on the attached sheet - women first then men to immediately follow.
    • If there is a scratch or no show that rider’s minute will still be observed as a “ghost rider.

    20K Road Race
    • The 20K’s anticipated start time is 12:45 p.m. This race will not begin until the conclusion of the 10K and the timer has reset.
    • Start Line at “start/finish line” - Pass under the bridge 6 times on race lane, on your 7th time to bridge head to finish line/pit row.
    • Riders will be sent off in one of three heats.
    • Women will go first, the men will begin their 20K heats once the women have completed and the timer resets.
    • Details are subject to change, heats may be combined if needed.

Medals 

  • Medals will be available after the completion of the races.
  • Athletes must be present to receive medals. They will not be mailed.
  • Medals are awarded to the top three finishers in each event and age group.

Qualifying for National Senior Games

  • All first-, second-, third- and fourth-place winners at a 2022 NSGA qualifying games will qualify for the 2023 National Senior Games. 
  • Cyclists qualifying in either the 5K or 10K time trials may enter both time trial events at Nationals.
  • Cyclists qualifying in either the 20K or 40K road races at a qualifying games may enter both road race events at Nationals.
  • For 2023 Recumbent bikes (time trials only) will be classified as an “open” event. Athletes do not need to qualify at a 2022 state qualifier. Recumbent bikes are prohibited in the road race competitions. 

 

OSO Athlete Information

  • All details and events are subject to change based on registration numbers, weather conditions, venue availability, and other reasons. 
  • Withdrawals and no shows will negatively impact brackets and heats.  
  • Absolutely no day-of registration is permissible.  
  • ALL athletes competing in the Ohio Senior Olympics (OSO) are expected to read and comply with the:

Athlete Code of Conduct

State Competition Protest Policy 

General Rules for the State Games  

  • All rules, policies, and the code of conduct can be found on the OSO website: Ohio Senior Olympics Rules and Policies
  • Athletes should know and understand the rules specific to their sport. The OSO uses the rules book created by the National Senior Games Association for those sports that are offered at the National Senior Games. Rules for those events not offered at the National Senior Games are those of the official organizing body. 

 

 

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