2017 World Police and Fire Games, Aug 6-11, 19
By Signal Contributor
Tuesday, August 1st, 2017
When:
August 6, 2017, 9:00 am @ 9:00 am
2017-08-06T09:00:00-07:00
2017-08-06T09:15:00-07:00
Where:
Superior Life Support
25128 Ave Tibbitts
Valencia, CA 91355
USA
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Eric Mollinedo
(213) 793-0785

The 2017 World Police and Fire Games* are coming to Santa Clarita. There will be police and firefighters from all over the world competing in the games. The cycling events will be held exclusively in Santa Clarita. The community is welcome and encouraged to come out and cheer on these heroes as they go for gold. Here is a link for the games, as well as a daily listing of the events.

http://www.la17wpfg.com/6/index.htm

*Please note date, times and locations of the events

 

Sunday, August 6, 9am – Criterium

Where: 25128 Tibbits Avenue, Valencia

The course will be a three-turn circuit consisting of .7 miles (1,126 meters) per lap on a smooth road in a modern upscale business park. Each lap on the course has approximately 40 feet (12.19 meters) of elevation gain.

 

Monday, August 7, 8AM – Hill Climb

Where: Ridge Route Road and Lake Hughes Drive, Castaic

The course is 2.5 miles (4,023 meters) at an average grade of 6.7% on a smooth two lane County maintained road. The finish line is located within the large parking lot of a church at the top of the hill.

 

Tuesday, August 8, 9am – Time Trial

Where: Acton Park 3750 Syracuse Ave., Acton

A 11-mile Time Trial with 772 feet of ascent, out and back with excellent road conditions, and minimal turns.

 

Wednesday, August 9, 9am – Road Race

Where: Acton Park 3750 Syracuse Ave., Acton

The 35.5 mile (56.33 Km) road race will take place in the rolling hills of the City of Santa Clarita, and Acton/Agua Dulce communities of Los Angeles County, at an elevation of 2,710 feet (826 meters). There will some moderate to steep climbing with a total ascent of approximately 2,600 feet (792 meters).

 

Thursday, August 10, 9am –  Sprints

Where: Six Flags Magic Mountain, 26101 Magic Mountain Pkwy, Valencia

The 400 yard-Sprint course starts and finishes in the Magic Mountain Parking lot, east of the Colossus, the world’s longest roller coaster.

 

Thursday & Friday, August 10 & 11, and Saturday, August 19,  9am – Horseshoe event

Where: Dr. Richard H. Rioux Memorial Park 26233 Faulkner Dr. Stevenson Ranch 

World Police and Fire Games Horseshoe pitching event. Men and women from Australia, Norway, Canada, and all over the United States: FDNY,NYPD, LAFD, LAPD, California Dept. of Corrections just to name a few. The singles event is on Thursday August 19th, and the doubles is on Friday August 11th. Both days, the events will start at 0900 hours

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2017 World Police and Fire Games, Aug 6-11, 19

When:
August 6, 2017, 9:00 am @ 9:00 am
2017-08-06T09:00:00-07:00
2017-08-06T09:15:00-07:00
Where:
Superior Life Support
25128 Ave Tibbitts
Valencia, CA 91355
USA
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Eric Mollinedo
(213) 793-0785

The 2017 World Police and Fire Games* are coming to Santa Clarita. There will be police and firefighters from all over the world competing in the games. The cycling events will be held exclusively in Santa Clarita. The community is welcome and encouraged to come out and cheer on these heroes as they go for gold. Here is a link for the games, as well as a daily listing of the events.

http://www.la17wpfg.com/6/index.htm

*Please note date, times and locations of the events

 

Sunday, August 6, 9am – Criterium

Where: 25128 Tibbits Avenue, Valencia

The course will be a three-turn circuit consisting of .7 miles (1,126 meters) per lap on a smooth road in a modern upscale business park. Each lap on the course has approximately 40 feet (12.19 meters) of elevation gain.

 

Monday, August 7, 8AM – Hill Climb

Where: Ridge Route Road and Lake Hughes Drive, Castaic

The course is 2.5 miles (4,023 meters) at an average grade of 6.7% on a smooth two lane County maintained road. The finish line is located within the large parking lot of a church at the top of the hill.

 

Tuesday, August 8, 9am – Time Trial

Where: Acton Park 3750 Syracuse Ave., Acton

A 11-mile Time Trial with 772 feet of ascent, out and back with excellent road conditions, and minimal turns.

 

Wednesday, August 9, 9am – Road Race

Where: Acton Park 3750 Syracuse Ave., Acton

The 35.5 mile (56.33 Km) road race will take place in the rolling hills of the City of Santa Clarita, and Acton/Agua Dulce communities of Los Angeles County, at an elevation of 2,710 feet (826 meters). There will some moderate to steep climbing with a total ascent of approximately 2,600 feet (792 meters).

 

Thursday, August 10, 9am –  Sprints

Where: Six Flags Magic Mountain, 26101 Magic Mountain Pkwy, Valencia

The 400 yard-Sprint course starts and finishes in the Magic Mountain Parking lot, east of the Colossus, the world’s longest roller coaster.

 

Thursday & Friday, August 10 & 11, and Saturday, August 19,  9am – Horseshoe event

Where: Dr. Richard H. Rioux Memorial Park 26233 Faulkner Dr. Stevenson Ranch 

World Police and Fire Games Horseshoe pitching event. Men and women from Australia, Norway, Canada, and all over the United States: FDNY,NYPD, LAFD, LAPD, California Dept. of Corrections just to name a few. The singles event is on Thursday August 19th, and the doubles is on Friday August 11th. Both days, the events will start at 0900 hours

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