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BC Superweek and the Giro di Burnaby

On Thursday, July 14th 2016 (that’s TOMORROW!!!) the Giro di Burnaby returns to the Burnaby Heights neighbourhood for its ninth year.

Professional cyclists from all over the globe will race on the fast and technical 1.3km closed loop course on Hastings Street competing for over $15,000 in prize money.

Giro di Burnaby Schedule:

  • 3:00pm – Girolino (Kids Zone) – Corner of Willingdon & Albert
  • 5:30pm – Giro Expo Opens – Hastings & Madison
  • 5:30pm – Boffo Breve Youth Race
  • 6:00pm – Women’s Race
  • 7:20pm – Men’s Race

As part of the BC Superweek series, the “Giro” is one of nine premiere pro-cycling events taking place between July 8th – July 16th in Metro Vancouver.

The day after the Giro di Burnaby (that’s Friday, July 15th) is the PoCo Grand Prix, the youngest member of the BC Superweek series. This race is located in the heart of Port Coquitlam and is a criterium-style race featuring a mass start and a 1.3-kilometre circuit that cyclists will navigate for 40-65 laps.

The Steve Nash Fitness World Tour de White Rock  is one of the longest standing races in North America. It consists of the Choices Markets Criterium in the heart of White Rock and the historic Peace Arch News Road Race, ending the weekend Tour with one of the most challenging road races in the Pacific North West.

The Tour de White Rock is a grueling 130 km test of endurance and strength as cyclists tackle the steep seaside hills of the City of White Rock.