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Steel City Alleycat II RESULTS

Race goes live at noon Sunday May 15 2022

Non
profit
Free
entry
All are
welcome

We're doing it again

THE PAST

Sept 12, 2021: 79 riders competed, one guy puked riding up a hill, one guy lost a pedal, there were riders on SoBi Bikes, riders all the way from Toronto and Guelph, two riders on a tandem bike, and a rider only 8 years old. 1st place went to Jamie P. who did all four clues and got to the finish line in 38m 35s.

THE FUTURE

May 15, 2022: There'll be four new clues, and a new finish line to unlock. We worked out the bugs. Spoke cards for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd. Tshirts for the raddest riders.

What

An Alleycat is like a bike race, but more like a scavenger hunt for locations in Hamilton.

When

Start time is at Noon on May 15th, 2022.

How to sign up

You don’t sign up.

How it works

  1. Race goes live at 12:00 Noon on Sunday May 15th, 2022.
  2. Go to the Race Site → https://race.steelcityalleycat.com
  3. You’ll see a list of 4 clues. For example:
  4. BANDSHELL
  5. Go to the clue location
  6. Find the race marker with the code. It will look like this: test code stencil
  7. Input the code into the Race Site → https://race.steelcityalleycat.com screenshot of race site with question and code
  8. Answer all four questions to unlock the finish line clue
  9. Go to the finish line and type the last code into the Race Site → https://race.steelcityalleycat.com to get an official time

The start line

There isn’t a start line for this race. You can start from anywhere. The clues will become available on the Race Site → https://race.steelcityalleycat.com at exactly 12:00 noon on Sunday May 15th, 2022.

the course

The bounds for the clues and finish line will be down the Mountain, East of Dundurn, and West of Ottawa.

the finish

The finish line will be unlocked after you complete all four clues. To finish the race and get an official time, you have to type in the final code at the finish line.

the prizes

the rules

  1. Ride safe
  2. Have fun
  3. Friendly competition only. The prize is a fucking piece of paper, so relax.
  4. ONLY human powered travel is allowed.
  5. No Sharing Clues. You can ride as a team, but you can't split up. I'll know.
  6. If you're on a team, use only one phone.
  7. Ride safe.
  8. The winner is the first person or team to input the code from the finish line into the Race Site → https://race.steelcityalleycat.com. Remember you can only do that after you’ve unlocked all four clues.

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