Tuesday, August 5, 2008

Edmonton to host the Biggest Weekend in Canadian Cyclo-cross!

Posted in May 22nd, 2008
by Cyclo-Cross Edmonton in News

Edmonton, AB - The Alberta Bicycle Association (ABA) and Edmonton’s Juventus Cycling Club jointly announced that they have been awarded the rights to host the 2008 and 2009 Canadian National Cyclo-Cross Championships which will run alongside the UCI Jim Horner Cyclo-Cross Grand Prix. The Canadian Cycling Association (CCA) selected Edmonton as the host of the event to be run at Argyll Park, October 11 & 12, 2008.

The National Championships are expected to attract close to 200 athletes from all across Canada on a spectacular and challenging course. These athletes will be vying for the title of National Champion and UCI (world-wide ranking) points.

“We are delighted that the Juventus Cycling Club has been selected to host the 2008 and 2009 Canadian National Cyclo-Cross Championships” said Don Fox, Chair of the Championships Committee. ABA President Alan Schietzsch stated “These championships offer outstanding opportunities for the community. They are exciting for spectators and contribute to the development of Alberta’s best athletes, coaches, officials and volunteers.”
The National Championships also represent an opportunity to train and develop future National level coaches, officials and event organizers, a tremendous contribution and legacy for cycling in Canada by the City of Edmonton and the province of Alberta.

For more information on the Championships, contact Don Fox at 780-915-0268 or don.fox@cyclocrossedmonton.com or visit the associated websites:
More information Here!

The race will take place at Argyll Park in Edmonton, site of the Juventus cycling club and the Edmonton Velodrome.

The address is: 6850 - 88 Street Edmonton, Alberta

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