Glencoe Grand Prix

Glencoe Grand Prix

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EVENT DESCRIPTION: The Glencoe Grand Prix (GGP) is in its eighth year and is a community event that includes professional and amateur bike racing, live music, food and fun for the whole family. Proceeds from the event benefit the Glencoe Educational Foundation that supports not only special educational projects in Glencoe, but also supports education programs and schools around the Chicago-land area.

The Glencoe Grand Prix (GGP) is excited to announce that Illinois Bone & Joint Institute (IBJI) is the Title Sponsor of the 2014 signature event. This is the fifth year of participation by IBJI in the GGP. For the last four years, IBJI has provided professional First Aid services to race participants. IBJI will continue in this role in 2014, as well as support the event overall as title sponsor of the National Criterium Calendar (NCC) National Pro Men’s Race.

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DATE: Saturday, May 31, 2014

LOCATION: Glencoe, Illinois

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EVENT SCHEDULE:
8:00am – Category 5 (30 min)
8:40am – Mixed Junior 9-14 (15 min)
9:00am – Mixed Junior 15-18 (25 min)
9:35am – Masters 45+ Category 1/2/3/4 (40 min)
10:25am – Masters 30+ Category 4/5 (40 min)
11:20am – Hand Cycling (30 min)
12:00pm – Children’s Race (20 min)
12:35pm – Women Pro/1/2 (50 km)
2:10pm – Masters 30+ Category 1/2/3 (45 min)
3:05pm – Category 4 (40 min)
3:55pm – Women Category 3/4 (35 min)
4:40pm – Category 2/3 (60 min)
6:00pm – Men Pro/1 (85 km)

COURSE:
There are two race courses in use this year, which are identical to those used in 2013. Each course runs clockwise with the START / FINISH located on Vernon Avenue between Hazel Avenue and Temple Court in downtown Glencoe. The ‘short’ course will be used for the first six races and is a typical, 4-corner, essentially flat 1.3-kilometer (0.8-mile) criterium course. The ‘long’ course is used in all other races and is a 10-corner, 2.1 kilometer (1.3-mile) lap that includes a descent and brief rise on the western part of the course.

2013 WINNERS:
WOMEN: Erica Allar (CARE4CYCLING powered by Solomon Corp)
MEN: Bradley White (UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling)

***Please note information is not official. Check each individual event’s flyer/website for official information.***