Rise to the top!
In its fifth year, the Franz Bakery Criterium has been selected to host the Oregon Bicycle Racing Criterium Championships. This is an 8-corner criterium located in Portland's Central Eastside. The wide-open streets provide lots of open space to move around in the field.
OBRA Criterium Championship
This race will be the 2014 OBRA Criterium Championship. All individuals are allowed to race in this event, however, only annual OBRA members will be eligible for championship awards.
Unlike previous years were a points race format was utilized, this year's criterium will be run as a traditional criterium. The lap prize for the senior men and senior women's races will still be available.
Schedule of Races
Schedule to be determined.
Day of Race: Adults $30, $15 for Juniors
Additional Races: $15 per race
Day of Race registration will open at 10:30 a.m. Registration closes 15 minutes prior to the race.
Prizes (prizes are minimums)
Over $2,500 in cash/merchandise, three deep in each category (10 deep for Senior Women and Senior Men). The Senior Women and the Senior Men’s races will feature a $5 per lap prize in addition to lap primes which will be announced prior to the start of each race.
Medals for the top 3 in all championship races.
Membership & Licenses
OBRA membership required for all riders. Single race memberships are available for $5.00. Season OBRA memberships are available for $25.00.
Helmets are required.
A wide-open 8-corner course over 1.13km. Two shallow inclines will bring out the burn over 40-feet of vertical climbing per lap. The course is located in NE Portland near Franz's Bakery.
The start/finish line and registration will be located at NE 10th and NE Flanders.
UPDATED JULY 30th
From the North (Vancouver, WA)
From the South (Salem, OR)
OBRA and the organizers of this race do not provide insurance coverage for injuries that occur at the race. The costs related to those injuries are the responsibility of the individual participant. Helmets must be worn at all times while on a bike. Promoter reserves the right to refuse entry for any reason. Promoter reserves the right to combine fields.
There will be no parking on NE 11th between NE Flanders and Glisan
Charles Warner, Race Director/Promoter