UPDATE – The event has been postponed until 2019

"You concentrate on the effort. We take care of the details."

What

The Day of The Hour is a nationally sanctioned, day long track event, held bi-annually at the Mattamy National Cycling Centre (MNCC) Velodrome in Milton Ontario. As many as eight pre-selected athletes will race, one at a time, in their attempt to establish a new World Record for the Hour in their declared category.

When

In 2018, there will only be one Day of The Hour event, scheduled for Saturday, August 25th. Beginning in 2019, the Day of the Hour will be held twice yearly, once in the spring, and once in the late summer.

Where

The Mattamy National Cycling Centre is an indoor cycling facility located in Milton, Ontario, Canada.  The facility was build for the 2015 Pan American Games.  The velodrome is a UCI homologated, 250 metre track made of Siberian spruce timber with two 42-degree angle banks on the corners and 13-degree banked straight aways.

3 World Records & 9 Canadian Records

set in the Day of the Hour 2017

Meet The Hour Team

Michael Kolesar

Founder / CEO

Michael is a masters track athlete who has logged over 30,000km on the Milton Velodrome.  He holds the current Canadian...

Stephanie Nogueira

Founder / COO

Stephanie is a avid track cyclist, Ironman triathlete and Ultra distance runner.  She is an Orthopaedic Sports Physiotherapist...

David Hainish

Chief Financial Officer

David is a track cyclist holding the Canadian Hour Record for M30-34 and the World Record for Masters Individual Time Trial....

Beverley Bleackley

Press Officer

Beverley is a writer and journalist with many years of experience in press and media relations.  Beverley is Press Officer...

Why race with Day of the Hour?

independent Day of the Hour
Rental of Track
UCI Official, per diem (Travel, Accommodation, Meal Expenses)
Official timer, per diem
On-Site Medical
Insurance
Administrative Costs (UCI Liaison, Athlete Management) -
Turn key event -
Whole facility will be rented (no netting, centre court activities) -
Live streaming -
Temperature control -
Food & drink -
Coffee bar -
Master of ceremonies -
Ability to play your own music -
approx $4800 CAD $3000 CAD/person