The 2012 Cycling Road Races were held on September 8th in Smyrna, DE.
The 2012 Cycling Time Trials were held on October 10th at Dover Motor Sports in Dover, DE.
40K ROAD RACE:
DSO is proud to announce the partnership with the Pedal Away Prostate Cancer race for the 40K cycling road race. Ride in one race and possibly win 2 awards!! The date is Saturday September 14, 2013. The race begins at 9:30am RAIN OR SHINE. The location is Eden Hill Medical Center, 200 Banning Street, Dover, DE 19904. The goal of the Pedal Away Prostate Cancer bike race is to raise awareness of prostate cancer and promote early screening. Funds raised will benefit screening and prostate cancer research. Sponsored by DPCC and Bayhealth Medical Center.
If you wish to compete for a DSO medal, you will need to register for both races. Entry registration for The Pedal Away Prostate Cancer race can be done online on BikeReg.com for $30 or at the race site for $35. Online registration closes at Noon on September 13, 2013. Race site registration begins at 8:00am. ID is required upon check-in. Entry for DSO participation is only accepted via mail-in entry with fees.
No Time Trial Bikes are allowed. In addition to the DSO waiver, the Pedal Away Prostate Cancer race requires a signed liability waiver. More information can be found on the BikeReg website.
For those who want to check out the course:
- Starting at Eden Hill Medical Center
- Turn Left on North Street
- Right on Salisbury Road
- Left on Walker Road
- Right on Kenton Road
- Left on Chestnut Grove Road
- Right on Forrest Avenue
- Continue on Halltown Road (Route 8)
- Left on Tuxward Road
- Left on Bryants Corner Road
- Right on Hazlettville Road
- Left on Westville Road
- Left on South Railroad Street (just before railroad tracks)
- Continue on S. Railroad Street which becomes North Railroad Street
- Continue on N. Railroad Street onto Wyoming Mills Road
- Right on Hazlettville Road which becomes North Street
- FINISH on North Street just past intersection with Salisbury Road (just prior to Eden Hill Medical Center)
Held at Dover International Speedway.
DSO Volunteer Sports Coordinators organize and set up event competitions, and are knowledgeable in their specific sports.
Get your coordinator's contact information here.
For those who are just looking for a group to ride with, there are two rides that start in the Dover area. These rides are not part of the Delaware Senior Olympics. You ride at your own risk. There are no fees just a group of cyclists who ride together. For detailed information, stop by the location and meet the other riders.
1. Usually Every Tuesday 5 or 5:30pm meet at the Wyoming Park (Wyoming, DE) parking lot it is a small park so it should be easy to find the group.
2. Usually Every Saturday 9am meet at the Green Tree Shopping Center (Route 8 & Independence Blvd), Dover around the Hardees parking lot.