“Ounce of Gold” cycle race tentatively set for October 10

– COVID-19 Task Force approval pending for FSCC races

Cycling has been successfully hosted since its return during the COVID-19 pandemic. On Sunday last, the circuit race was deemed a huge success, as have all other races recently hosted. The Flying Stars Cycle Club (FSCC) has proposed two dates for hosting separate races. The first of those two races is proposed to be hosted on September 19 and the second October 10, 2021.

The lucrative “Ounce of Gold” race is likely for October 10

The release from the FSCC indicated that the hosting of the races was subject to approval from the National COVID-19 Task Force. FSCC Executive Member William Howard said the first race should be on September 19 – the annual Victor Macedo Memorial Road Race commencing at 07:30h from Banks DIH’s Thirst Park Complex.
In that first race, competitors will proceed along the East Bank carriageway to the Linden-Soesdyke Highway and turn back at the Long Creek School junction and the Yarrowkabra junction. The following categories would be contested: open, juniors, pre-juniors, ladies, Under and Over-50
Additionally, on Sunday, October 10, riders in the same categories should be at it again, this time however, they would be battling in the Kadir Mohamed Memorial “Ounce of Gold” road race, also commencing outside Banks DIH, Thirst Park at 07:30h. That event is arguably the most anticipated cycle race in Guyana. The “Ounce of Gold” race will turn back in Dora at the Coca Cola sign and at Yarrowkabra junction. Registration of competitors will be done the day prior to both events.