The organizers of the Tour of Romania, the Romanian Cycling Federation and Auchan Romania, are bringing the competitions for children to the cities that the professional cyclists pass through: Satu Mare, Bistrița, Târgu Mureș, Făgăraș, Cristian and Bucharest.
Children with the ages between 2 and 14 can participate in these competitions, organized as a circuit or individual time trial, divided by category, as follows:
Kids A, born between 2008-2009
Kids B, born between 2010-2011
Kids C, born between 2012-2013
Kids D1, born between 2014-2015
Kids D2, born between 2016-2017
Kids born between 2018-2020 (can also compete with tricycles or bicycles without pedals).
Participation is free, registration is done online, on the dedicated pages.
Satu Mare, September 5th, time: 15.30 – 17.40, Piața Libertății (Liberty Square)
Register here: https://racetime.ro/events/22/register
Bistrița, September 6th, time: 15:00 – 17:00, Piața Centrală (Central Square)
Register here https://racetime.ro/events/23/register
Târgu-Mureș, September 8th, time: 14:00 – 16:00, Târgu Mureș City Hall
Register here: https://racetime.ro/events/27/register
Făgăraș, September 9th, time: 14:00 – 16:00, Făgăraș Fortress
Register here: https://racetime.ro/events/24/register
Cristian, September 10th, time: 12:00 – 14:00, Piața Libertății (Liberty Square)
Register here: https://racetime.ro/events/25/register
Bucharest, September 11th, time: 15:30 – 17:30, Kiseleff Round
Register here: https://racetime.ro/events/26/register
All children will receive participation medals, and the first 3 ranked in each category, female and male, will be awarded prizes from the Tour of Romania’s sponsors. The children will be awarded on the big stage of the Tour of Romania, where professional cyclists ascend too.
More than 450 children participated in the similar competitions organized last year in Timișoara, Deva and Bucharest, out of which 250 in Bucharest.
“The children’s competitions, organized in the start or finish cities of the Tour of Romania, will certainly bring future champions to the world of cycling,” says Alex Ciocan, president of the Romanian Cycling Federation (FRC).