Tour Negev Arad

06/03/2014 - 08/03/2014

Tour Negev Arad

7th International "Negev" Arad Dead Sea Tour

Arad, Israel, March 6 - 8, 2014

Race Program

The City of Arad and the Tamar Regional Council, the Israeli Ministry of Sports and Culture, the Israel Cycling Federation and the Ben Dror Group invite you to the 7th International "Negev" Arad Dead Sea Tour which will take place March 6 – 8, 2014. The race includes an opening road stage on the first day, followed by a criterium and team time trial on the second day, and another road stage on the final day. The total race distance is 352 km. A total of 3,000 Euros of prize money will be distributed.

Schedule:

Date

Time

Event

Location

Wednesday, March 5

Arrival, pick-up from airport, transfer to Arad (2 hours)

17:00-18:45

License Check and Number Distribution

Arad Youth Hostel

19:00-20:00

Team Manager's Meeting

Arad Youth Hostel

Thursday, March 6

9:30

Stage 1 Arad – Arad 129 km Start

Arad Shopping Center, Hebron St. Arad

12:50

Stage 1 Finish

HaKanaim St. Arad

20:00

Official opening Ceremony and Team Presentation

Arad Youth Hostel

Friday, March 7

9:15-10:45

Stage 2a Criterium

Jerusalem Street, Arad

15:00-17:00

Stage 2b Team Time Trial

Hatrurim Junction, Road no. 31

Saturday, March 8

8:00

Stage 3 Dead Sea – Arad 137 km Start

Ein Bokek, Dead Sea

12:00

Stage 3 Finish

Market Square, Ha'tasiya St. Arad

14:00

Awards and Closing Ceremony

Arad Youth Hostel, Arad

Sunday, March 9

Transfer to airport, departure

Registration: Entries are open for national, regional, club and mixed teams by invitation only. Max 6 riders per team, Min 4 riders per team.
Categories allowed: Elite Men, Men Under 23, Men Juniors. The classification and prize money will be for the general results without breakdown per category.

Participation expenses: The organizer will pay for accommodation (room and board) for up to 6 riders and 2 staff per each invited foreign team from Wednesday night until Sunday morning. Foreign teams will also receive travel to and from Ben-Gurion International Airport, as well as a team car for the duration of the race.

CONTACT AND EMERGENCY INFORMATION

Organizer: Israel Cycling Federation, 6 Shitrit st. Tel Aviv Israel tel +972-3-6490436
Race Director: Yarden Gazit yarden@israelcycling.org.il
Deputy race Director: Yotam Novik yotam@israelcycling.org.il
Course Director: Dan Bezner zimuk@bezeqint.net
Production: Ben Dror Group
Police: 100
Ambulance: 101
Fire fighters: 102
Nearest hospital: Soroka Hospital in Beer-Sheva, phone number: Tel. +972 (0)8-6400111

Winners of previous editions:
2013 Yoav Bear (IGP) – 1st international edition
2012 Aviv Yechezkel (CCC) – 1 day race
2011 – no race held
2010 – Dor Dviri (VCI)
2009 – Eliad Daniel (CCC)
2008 - Niv Libner (TACC)
2007 – Yuri Levinzon (TACC) – 1 day race