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2013 Para-Cycling Open

  • Join us Saturday, April 20 through Sunday, April 21, 2013 in Greenville at Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research (CUICAR).
  • The only advance opportunity for the world’s best athletes to compete on, ride and experience the course for the UCI Para-cycling Road World Championships.
  • Medal winners from Team USA’s London Paralympics will be here competing against the best of the best from around the globe.

The Schedule

View the two-day event schedule, including race times, categories and distances.

Live Event Coverage

The race news conference, beginning at 2 pm EST on Friday, April 19, will be streamed live on this website. The events will be live blogged, beginning 11 am EST on Saturday, April 20, and at 8 am EST on Sunday, April 21.

The Course

Athletes will ride the 2014 Worlds course for the 2013 Open. It's the perfect opportunity for competitors to familiarize themselves with all the curves and turns at Millenium Campus, a 250-acre private research development campus equipped with state-of-the-art roadways.

  

Classification Information

The UCI will be conducting official classification for athletes on Thursday and Friday April 18-19, at the Hilton Garden Inn, Millennium Campus. Athletes requesting evaluation for classification must be registered to compete in the event. Classification is by appointment only. To schedule a classification appointment, please contact Erin Popovich at U.S. Paralympics: Erin.Popovich@usoc.org or 719-866-2084.

Getting to Greenville

Conveniently positioned between Atlanta and Charlotte, Greenville is located on Interstate 85 with two Interstate spurs leading downtown. The Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport (GSP) is located 12 miles from downtown, and services more than 140 daily flights, including non-stop service to 18 major cities across the US.

Preferred Hotels

Ideally located within 500 feet of the start/finish line, the official athlete hotels offer unsurpassed comfort and amenities. The competition and hotels are located conveniently to a variety of dining and shopping choices for athletes, along with friends and family, to enjoy.

Homewood Suites - Official Athlete Hotel
Rate = $139 includes hot breakfast for 4
Mention that you are part of the Greenville Para-Cycling Open
Homewood Suites
102 Carolina Point Parkway
Greenville, South Carolina, 29607, USA
TEL: 1-864-297-9140
Bike storage included

Hilton Garden Inn – Official Athlete Hotel
Limited Rooms Available
Rate = $129 includes hot breakfast for 4
Mention that you are part of the Greenville Para-Cycling Open
Hilton Garden Inn
102 Carolina Point Parkway
Greenville, South Carolina, 29607, USA
TEL: 1-864-297-9140
Bike storage included

Embassy Suites - Friends and Family Hotel
Located on the northwest end of the race course
Rate = $139 includes hot breakfast for 4
Mention that you are part of the Greenville Para-Cycling Open
Embassy Suites
670 Verdae Boulevard
Greenville, South Carolina, 29607, USA
TEL: 1-864-676-9090

Official Vehicle Rental Provider

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Airport Transportation

Please contact Eastside Transportation Services to arrange transport from the airport.

2013 Schedule of Events

Download Printable Schedule | Learn More about Race Categories | Road Closures

Date Category Start Time Course Total Distance
Saturday, April 20, 2013 WC5/4/3/2/1, MC3/2/1 11:00:00 AM 7k Time Trial 2 laps / 22k
Saturday, April 20, 2013 MC5/4, M-W B/VI 12:00:00 PM 7k Time Trial 3 laps / 33k
Saturday, April 20, 2013 1:15:00 PM Victory Ceremonies
Saturday, April 20, 2013 T1/2, WH4/3/2/1, MH1 2:00:00 PM 7k Time Trial 2 laps / 22k
Saturday, April 20, 2013 MH4/3/2 3:00:00 PM 7k Time Trial 2 laps / 22k
Saturday, April 20, 2013 4:15:00 PM Victory Ceremonies
Date Category Start Time Course Total Distance
Sunday, April 21, 2013 T1/2 8:00:00 AM 11k Road Race 3 laps / 33k
Sunday, April 21, 2013 WH4 8:05:00 AM 11k Road Race 4 laps / 46k
Sunday, April 21, 2013 WH1/2/3 8:10:00 AM 11k Road Race 4 laps / 44k
Sunday, April 21, 2013 MH1 8:15:00 AM 11k Road Race 4 laps / 44k
Sunday, April 21, 2013 10:30:00 AM Victory Ceremonies
Sunday, April 21, 2013 MH4 10:50:00 AM 11k Road Race 5 laps / 55k
Sunday, April 21, 2013 MH3 10:55:00 AM 11k Road Race 5 laps / 55k
Sunday, April 21, 2013 MH2 11:00:00 AM 11k Road Race 5 laps / 55k
Sunday, April 21, 2013 1:00:00 PM Victory Ceremonies
Sunday, April 21, 2013 MC4-5 1:30:00 PM 11k Road Race 6 laps / 66k
Sunday, April 21, 2013 MC1-3 1:33:00 PM 11k Road Race 5 laps / 55k
Sunday, April 21, 2013 WC4-5 1:36:00 PM 11k Road Race 5 laps / 55k
Sunday, April 21, 2013 WC1-3 1:39:00 PM 11k Road Race 4 laps / 44k
Sunday, April 21, 2013 3:40:00 PM Victory Ceremonies
Sunday, April 21, 2013 MBV1 4:00:00 PM 11k Road Race 7 laps / 77k
Sunday, April 21, 2013 WMVB1 4:05:00 PM 11k Road Race 6 laps / 66k
Sunday, April 21, 2013 6:20:00 PM Victory Ceremonies