Races for all ages and abilities
A Criterium race (or crit) is a fast paced bicycle circuit race around a short closed-road course. This fantastic spectator sport offers crowds to witness bar-to-bar racing as close, and as often as possible.
Stirling Bike Club, in association with Stirling Council finalising a closed road circuit in the very heart of the town centre, promising an event like no other in Stirling.
For 2014, Crit under the Castle will incorporate the Scottish National Criterium Championships. In conjunction will Scottish Cycling and Stirling Council, Stirling will host some of the best riders in Britain looking to take home the trophies.
Races for all
Races for kids of all ages. Youth categories E (Under 8) to A (Under 16). Youth races will incorporate the Scottish National Road Race Championships for their respective categories.
Want to give bike racing a go on the same circuit as the main Men's/Women's race? Enter the Beginner (4th Category) race. Excellent prizes and a chance to race in front of a massive crowd.
Not a seperate race, but Juniors will be getting some fantastic prizes and medals for the Criterium Championships.
Got an old clunker of a road bike? Maybe something slightly sleeker and pristine? Like wearing wool jerseys? Enter our vintage Bike race, proudly sponsored by Stirling's very own Recycle-a-bike. Raced around the same circuit as the other races, and pretend you are Eddie Mercx in his prime!
The Women's race will attract the biggest names of the Scottish Road Racing scene, hot off (hopefully) superb results a the Commonwealth Games.
The Elite Men's race promises to be a close fought battle as riders go head to head to be crowned Scottish National Criterium Champion. With a possible evening castle-top finish, the Men's race should be a fitting end to a fantastic day's racing.