Station Park Criterium Set for July 9, 2015 – Preview

Cortlan Brown on his way to winning the 2014 Station park Criterium. Photo by Dave Iltis
Cortlan Brown on his way to winning the 2014 Station park Criterium. Photo by Dave Iltis

July 6, 2015 –  Second Annual Cycling Race Features Kids, Families and Utah’s Top Amateur Riders

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Press Release: FARMINGTON, Utah – June 19, 2015 — The second annual Station Park Criterium will take place Thursday, July 9, 2015. The full evening of family friendly activities starts at 5:30 p.m. with kids’ races provided by Farmington Festival Days, and continues with a kids bicycle safety rodeo sponsored by Team Intermountain LiVewell.

The centerpiece of the evening is the Station Park Criterium, with races for kids, families and Utah’s top amateur cyclists. The criterium is a timed lap race featuring fast, technical racing with tight corners requiring good bike handling skills. Criteriums are a crowd favorite due to the frequent action and multiple spectating vantage points. The course is in great condition with riders covering just under one kilometer per lap. More information at: www.stationparkcrit.com.

6:30 p.m.            C Flight – Men (Cat 4/5) & Women (Cat 3/4) – approximate circuit time 30 minutes

7:00 p.m.            B Flight – Men & Women (Cat 3/4) – approximate circuit time 45 minutes

7:30 p.m.            A Flight – Men & Women (Pro 1, 2 and 3) – approximate circuit time 60 minutes

The race is sanctioned by USA Cycling and is open to all riders offering three categories with an $800 cash purse plus prizes. A racing license is required and beginners can purchase a single day license for $10 at registration. Registration is just $35 until noon on July 8. www.stationparkcrit.com

The evening concludes with an award ceremony at 9 p.m. on at Station Park at Forbush Street by Chico’s and Perfumania with a street fair atmosphere. During the award ceremony, Loyal Cycle Co. will present two new bicycles to the Farmington Police Department bicycle patrol to support their community initiatives.

“We love offering family friendly activities that support and honor our community,” said David Anderson, General Manager. “The Station Park Criterium grew out of the Farmington Festival Days, and we’re proud to bring it back again this year by popular demand.”

About Station Park 

Station Park, a 1.2M-square-foot open-air center developed by CenterCal Properties, LLC, is one of the most impressive projects of its kind built in Utah and the United States. Located on 62 acres, Station Park is changing the way residents of Northern Utah work, shop and play. Boasting unique retail, entertainment, dining and office space, everyone's favorite place to meet includes a Cinemark Theater complex, flower and tree-filled park with a children's play area, an outdoor winter skating rink, benches for relaxing and a world-class animated show fountain. Station Park will be home to a new state of the art University of Utah Medical Campus opening and a 125-room Hyatt Place in 2016. Station Park on Park Lane in Farmington is conveniently located at the junction of I-15, Legacy Parkway and Park Lane in Farmington, and is easily accessed from UTA's Frontrunner Farmington Station. Events throughout the year include a summer concert series, fun runs, bike races, community festivals and family-friendly gatherings.

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