2018 Annapolis County Road Race

Jun 10

June 10, 2018

This is Bicycle Nova Scotia's provincial championship road race for 2018. It also concludes Annapolis County's annual Bicycle Week.
Visit the event page for updates about the race: https://www.facebook.com/events/559063994469018/


Valley Credit Union, Dexter Construction, Mountain Equipment Co-op, Oakhaven Bike Barn, Catalpa Tree Massage & Yoga, Tom's Pizzeria, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Banks Bikes, Municipality of the County of Annapolis, Town of Annapolis Royal, Village of Lawrencetown, Town of Middleton


Annapolis West Education Centre (AWEC)
100 Champlain Drive, Annapolis Royal, NS

From Kentville, Halifax:

From Yarmouth:

From Bridgewater:

From Liverpool:

Continuing from Highway 101 / Highway 8 interchange:


Online registration only. There will be NO registration on site. A valid BNS/UCI race license must be shown at sign-in.

Category Fee
Youth (18 and younger) $25
Adult (19 and older) $45
One Event Membership (for non-licensed racers) $25

Two jersey numbers are required and will be placed on left. These can be picked up on race day if you haven't raced this year. Keep them as you can use them again for the remainder of the racing season.


09:00 Change into cycling kit at Annapolis West Education Center.
Sign in and get timing chip at the Municipal Building
10:00 Community welcome: County of Annapolis, Town of Annapolis Royal, Village of Lawrencetown, Town of Middleton
10:15 Race meeting at the Municipal Building
Start Times (note the staggered order) Category
10:30 A
10:32 C
10:35 B
10:36 D
11:00 U13/U15/U17 (transportation available to Bridgetown for junior racers)

The school building will remain open throughout the event, so no matter what time you finish, you will have access to bathrooms.


There will be a closing ceremony at the Municipal Building in Annapolis Royal at the conclusion of the race. There will be podium presentations, including medals for the top Nova Scotia residents in each category, as well as a few draw prizes. A light lunch of soup, sandwiches and cookies will be ready for you when you are done your race while you wait for the ceremony.

Enjoy your time in Annapolis County!



Category Distance
A 93 km
B/AF/U19M 93 km
C/BF 46 km
D/CF/U19F 46 km
U17/U15/U13 21 km

More information about categories at http://bicycle.ns.ca/racing-categories-scoring/.

Everyone except youth will do a single lap. Youth categories will do a point-to-point race starting at the End of the Line Pub in Bridgetown (across the river). Youth will turn right onto Highway 201 for 20 km and continue to finish line.

Ability-based categories start on Highway 8 in front of the municipal building in Annapolis Royal. Follow Highway 8 for 1 km and turn right onto Highway 1 at the traffic lights. Annapolis Royal police will control the intersection to allow riders to make the turn safely. Continue on Highway 1 for 23 km to Bridgetown.

At Bridgetown, race groups BF/C and CF/D/U19F will turn right at Queen Street, cross the river, and turn right onto Highway 201. There will be a marshal at that intersection to alert riders of oncoming traffic. Continue on Highway 201 for 20 km until the finish line.

Race groups A and AF/B/U19M will pass through Bridgetown. Continue on Highway 1 for 22 km to Middleton, turn right onto Highway 10, cross the river, curve left then turn right onto Highway 201. Continue on Highway 201 for 44 km to the finish line. There will be neutral feed zones at Lawrencetown on both Highway 1 and 201 where local residents will hand you bananas for extra fuel.

The course will be marked with signs to indicate where to make the turns. Just be aware if you are in a race group that turns right at Bridgetown or one that passes through the community.

Road Race Results


Dexter Construction


Valley Credit Union


oh! design


Mountain Equiment Co-op


Enterprise Rent-A-Car


Oakhaven Bike Barn


Banks Bikes


Annapolis County


Catalpa Tree
Massage & Yoga