WHAT:                 StreetVelodrome Dublin City

WHEN:                Sunday 11th June, 9am to 4pm, Monday 12th June, 10am to 6pm

WHERE:              Smithfield Square, Dublin 7

ADMISSION:        FREE for spectators

Race entrants must register in advance – places limited

 

Dublin City Council presents StreetVelodrome Dublin City, as part of National Bike Week 2017, on Sunday 11th June and Monday 12th June in Smithfield Square, Dublin 7. This free 2-day family friendly event will include live entertainment, pumping music, kids activities, special guest appearances and great cycle sport entertainment!

 

On Sunday 11th June, Dublin will host the first round of the Viking StreetVelodrome Series, a touring competition which sees professional riders competing for gold, silver and bronze medals at events held across the UK and Ireland. Spectators are encouraged to come along and cheer on Team Dublin in the professional race at 2pm. Amateur cyclists of all ages are also invited to participate in competitions running throughout the day. These races are FREE to participate in but spaces must be booked in advance.

 

This televised race day in Smithfield Square will be accompanied by family entertainment including face painting, balloon modelling and a cycling village where cyclists can pick up bike care tips. The Wobbly Circus’ colourful street performers will also be showing off their cycling skills on penny farthings and unicycles.

 

On Monday 12th June, StreetVelodrome Dublin City will be open to schools and the general public. Cycling enthusiasts are invited to come along to Smithfield Square and test out their skills on the velodrome which will be open from 3pm to 6pm – no booking required! Bikes, helmets and professional coaching will all be provided.

 

For further information and details of registration visit: www.dublincity.ie/streetvelodrome

Facebook: www.facebook.com/StreetVelodromeDublin/

Twitter: @DublinVelodrome

 

EVENT SCHEDULE:

Sunday 11 June – Race Day

09:00     Registration Opens

09:30     Amateur Riders  Race – pre-registration is essential

11:00     Nexgen Series Race (12-16 years) – pre-registration is essential

12:00     Pro Team Qualification Race

13:00     Sharks V Tigers Series Race (3-11 years) – pre-registration is essential

14:00     StreetVelodrome Series Professional Race

16:00     Event Closes

 

Monday 12 June – Schools & Public Access

10:00                  Event Opens

11:00 – 15:00      Schools Access

15:00 – 18:00       Track Open for Public Access Session – walk up registration