Ole Wackström memorial race - Race instructions
Ole Wackström was a champion cyclist representing the local club Porvoo Akilles. He took part in four Olympic Games as a rider and coach. After his own racing career he coached cyclists like Harry Hannus, his sons Patrick and Sixten Wackström, Marek Salermo and Kjell Carlström. In the memorial race, we want to honor the memory of Ole Wackström, a great cyclist, who always shared his time and skills with the younger cyclists.
The Ole Wackström Memorial Race/ride competition follows UCI's and SP's road cycling rules as well as the three-day rules for junior riders. Each competitor participates in the competition at his/her own risk and is responsible for his/her own insurance. The event organizer has liability insurance.
Race Office: Near the start and finish area.
Attention! The race office is located inside the race route.
Parking in the race venue: Cars should be parked at the school's parking lot or nearby area.
DRESSING ROOMS AND SHOWERS
Will be announced later
RACE REGISTRATION AND REGISTRATION FEES
M / N-10 - M / N16 Series Entry takes place through Korso Kaiun Holvi System. Through the system it is possible to register for a total race or single stage. The entry fee for the Stage competition is 50 EUR, and the entry fee for a single stage is 20 EUR. Entries are only accepted through the system. The registration must be completed one week before the start of the competition.
Registering to all other categories via this link »
The last registration date is 4.6. Post-arrival registration at the latest an hour before departure, cost is 60 euros.
TIMETABLE, CATEGORIES AND DISTANCES
|14:00||Team manager meeting|
|14:00 - 14:45||Free practice allowed on the route|
|15:00||Elite Men, Men juniors||13 laps|
|17:17||Elite Women, Women juniors, Cat3, Boys-16||5 laps|
|18:15||Girls-16, Boys-14, Girls-14||4 laps|
|18:16||Girls-12, Boys-12||3 laps|
|18:17||Boys-10, Girls-10||2 laps|
Participants in the KSBR 3-days competition will use the same race number throughout the weekend. Competitors participating in the individual stages will collect their competition number from the race office that organises the event in question before the competition. No need to return competition numbers.
In all other categories, the competition numbers must be returned after finishing the race. We charge 50 euros for unreturned numbers.
The race number is attached to the right hip and on to your right side so that it is easy to read.
ROUTE AND FAMILIARISATION
Practicing on the route is allowed on the day of the race between 2P.M. and 2:45P.M.
The route is fully asphalted. The route is approximately 5.2km long and it is raced clockwise.
Only the start and finish area is closed from other traffic. Competitors must take other traffic into account for the rest of the route. There are lollipop men/women along the route. A leading car equiped with warning lights is driving in front of the racers to warn other traffic.
START, FINISH AND GEARING CONTROL
The start and finish line is located on Jernbölentie, at the junction of Tapani Löfvinginkatu. You must be at the start 15 minutes before the scheduled departure time of your category. The starting area is grouped by category, and the start takes place as a mass start.
The race is held as a line-race. When the winner of the category crosses the finish line, all other competitors of the same category will finish the race regardless of the number of laps they have covered.
Abandoning the competition must be notified to the route supervisor or to the chief commissaire.
FEEDING AND MECHANICAL SERVICE
Feeding is not allowed. Mechanical service is allowed from the service cars. Neutral lap is not allowed.
Littering is forbidden on the route. If a rider is found littering he/she will be handed a 50 euro fee. The littering zone is marked 100 meters after the finishing line.
First aid personel is situated at the finishing area. The race inspectors has a telephone connection to the first aid personel.
The closest hospital is Porvoo hospital (Sairaalantie 1, 06150 Porvoo) tel. 116117.
The award ceremony takes place at the finishing area as soon as the results are ready.
Three first riders are awarded in all categories. In addition to this the winner of the Elite Men category will be handed the Ole Wackström challenge cup.
TEAM MANAGER MEETING
The team manager meeting will be held close to the finish line at 2 P.M. if requested.
Race organiser: Porvoon Akilles
Chief commisaire: Jouni Luukkanen
Race director: Mathias Hannus
Race secretary: Terhi Järvikari
The results can be found after the race from the following site: http://www.tulospalvelu.profiili.fi/pyrilytuloksetresults/