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Olympic City Ready to Host World-Class Cycling

7 Aug, 2019


Details have been released for the USA Cycling Masters Road National Championships when some 800 athletes will come to Olympic City USA , August 8-11.

The Colorado Springs Sports Corporation will partner with USA Cycling to host this elite race, part of the 2019 USA Cycling National Championships schedule.

The Road Race will take place at the United States Air Force Academy, utilizing part of the famed 1986 UCI World Championships course and will also serve as a qualifying event for the 2019 UCI Gran Fondo World Championships in Poland.?

The Criterium will be staged at Banning Lewis Ranch, east of Colorado Springs, and will include a neighborhood festival, live concert as a part of the Banning Lewis Ranch Summer Concert Series, food vendors and more.

?Criterium and Time Trial participants will battle it out with Pikes Peak-America’s Mountain in the background to create lifetime memories. Additionally, new for 2019, USA Cycling will offer a certified 20k and 40k time trial course onHanover Highway/Myers Rd. (south of Colorado Springs), perfect for setting new national records.

Masters racers will be over 35 years old and some will be competing in their late eighties, according to USA Cycling’s National Events Manager Shawn Brett.

TIME TRIAL
Thursday, August 8, 2019
7:00 am-3:00 pm
Hanover (Hanover Hwy & Myers Rd)

ROAD RACE
Friday, August 9, 2019
7:00 am-5:00 pm
United States Air Force Academy

?ROAD RACE
Saturday, August 10, 2019
7:00 am-5:00 pm
United States Air Force Academy

CRITERIUM
Sunday, August 11, 2019
7:00 am-7:00 pm
Banning Lewis Ranch 

More information on all events is here.

Embassy Suites is the host hotel for the 2019 USA Cycling Masters Road National Championships.Cyclists are encouraged to support the event lodging partners and book accommodations in advance for this peak-season event. For rates and booking details, click here

Other USA Cycling events:

August 27-September 1
USA Cycling Masters Track Nationals — Carson, California

September 12-15
USA Cycling Collegiate Track Championships — Rock Hill, South Carolina

October 18-20
USA Cycling Collegiate MTB Nationals — Durango, Colorado

December 10-15
USA Cycling Cyclocross Nationals — Tacoma, Washington

Other events in Colorado Springs:

Colorado Springs Labor Day Lift Off- August 31 - September 2

RMSG/CSI Figure Skating- September 13-15

Hockey Face-Off Luncheon- September TBD

Colorado Springs Sports Hall of Fame- October 21

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