• "If you brake, you don't win."

    -Mario Cipollini

  • "I race to win, not to please people."

    -Bernard Hinault

  • "Ride your bike, ride your bike, ride your bike"

    -Fausto Coppi

  • "I want my Mummy."

    -Eddie Addis, Velo Ecosse

Crit on the Campus, 23 March 2014

A Stirling Bike Club event in conjunction with the University of Stirling

About | Prizes | Parcours | Logistics| Results | Contact |

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About

Races for everyone

A veritable closed circuit extravaganza! Blow away those winter cobwebs with a bracing circuit race around Scotland's most beautiful campus-based University.

Take in the glorious setting as you race eyeballs-out for an hour on a circuit that loops right around the main campus buildings (and a few speed bumps,twisty turns, and even a lovely smooth downhill switchback!).

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Youth

We will have Youth races all morning around the exact same circuit as the senior races. Road furniture n' all.

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4th Cat

Win this and you're a 3rd cat. Simple!

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Women

Due to popular demand, and the ever increasing success of womens cycling in Scotland, we will be having a womens race WITH EQUAL PRIZE MONEY!

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Main Race

With lots of British Cycling points, and a stack of cash on offer, the E123 race should be quite a spectacle.

Prizes

Youth

Cats A-E & boy/girl

1st: £20
2nd: £15
3rd: £10

4th cats

1st: £50
2nd: £40
3rd: £30
4th: £20
5th: £10

Women

1st: £75
2nd: £50
3rd: £40
4th: £30
5th: £20

E/1/2/3

1st: £75
2nd: £50
3rd: £40
4th: £30
5th: £20

Juniors

1st: £20
2nd: £15
3rd: £10

The Olwyn Dobson Combativity Award

The Olwyn Dobson Combativity Award is in memory of Olwyn, a wonderful tenacious scouser, who sadly passed away in December 2013. Olwyn was a lover and great supporter of all sports during her long life, and we believe this would be a fitting tribute to her memory. The prize of £25, plus the trophy is to honour the most combatative racer in the Women's race.

Bike Shop Race

In between some of the races we'll be hosting the inaugural 'The Super Special Bike Shop Race' or...errr..TSSBSR for short. Bike Shops from all over Central Scotland have been invited to send just one worker from their shop (or boss if they are feeling brave!) to compete in a 3-5 lap race to see which shop will be crowned the 'Fastest Bike Shop in Scotland'. There are no prizes, but bragging rights over every other shop seems an adequate prize! More shops are joining the fun all the time, if you fancy taking part, drop us an email. Check below for some the shops supporting Crit on the Campus!

Parcours

The Course

The beautiful surroundings of the Scotland's Sporting University are a perfect backdrop for what promises to be a incredible morning of racing.

In conjunction with the University of Stirling we have managed to secure closure of the entire South side of the loch, including all roads and car parks. This means we can offer a challenging circuit around the main University building. It's not without its perils though; you'll encounter long speed bumps, a few small ramps and some lovely swoopy bends.

Starting at the main University road outside the main Cotrell building entrance, you head through the car parks of the building, past the Stirling Management Centre, along the back road (over some long speed bumps), and loop past the boiler house, before sweeping back along the scenic drive towards the macrobert cinema.


Click on the map for a larger version

Logistics

What/Where/How

These times and details might change so please check your rider pack before the day!

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Race Times

These are subject to change:
8.30: Youth D/E
09.00: Youth C
9.40: Youth A/B
10.25: 4th cat (2 races)
12.00: Women
13.00:Bike Shop Race
13.15: E/1/2/3.
Sign in opens at 7.30am, and closes 15mins before your race.

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Parking

Please Park in the halls of residence on the North side of the loch.
All Cottrell car parks will be closed. Consult the map below for further details.

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Changing/Showers

Male and Female changing rooms, plus nice warm showers are available at the Sports Centre free of charge.

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Sign in

Desk opens at 7.30am and is located in the lower atrium of the Andrew Miller Building. This is will be signposted, but is right at the main university roundabout next door to the macrobert cinema.
See map for further details.

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Timing Chips

Mmmmmm Chips. We have decided to use timing chips for the races, please take care of these as if you lose them, we'll have to pay!

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Food and Drinks

The macrobert coffee shop will be open for coffee and food, plus Stir Cafe, the Atrium Fast Food bar, and the Student Union all serve food and drinks. Clive Ramsays at the Sports Centre provide lovely food and nice drinks too!

The Map

Below is the small version of the map. Click on it to open the large image in a new window

Alternatively click here for the PDF version.



@Critonthecampus

Results

All Results

2014

Full results here
Olwyn Dobson Combativity Award: Rebecca Nixon (Dundee Thistle)
Youth A/B Prime:
4th Cat Race 1 Prime: Calum Gray (Peebles CC)
4th Cat Race 2 Prime: Lauri Peil (Edinburgh Road Club)
Women's Prime: Katie Archibald (Pearl Izumi Sports Tours International)
E/1/2/3 Prime: David Lines (Starley Primal Pro Cycling)

Contact

Say hello!

Got any questions, ask below!

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