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USA Cycling Southeast Regional Series to be Held in Knoxville

20 Jun, 2013


August Event to Showcase State, Regional Talent

USA Cycling’s 2013 Southeast Regional Series comes to Knoxville, Tennessee, from August 17 – 18, 2013.

The event will take place this August in downtown and South Knoxville. The series offers five race weekends over five months’ time, spanning five states: Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, North  Carolina & South Carolina. The Series will highlight state and regional talent by showcasing a downtown criterium paired with a Road Race in downtown and South Knoxville.

Visit Knoxville worked closely with Knox Velo Cycling Club to secure Knoxville as a tour stop, and Jerome Tester, President of Knox Velo believes our community is the perfect destination for the fall event.

“Knox Velo was excited to work with Visit Knoxville and win the opportunity to host the 2013 Southeast Regional Series,” said Tester.  “Knoxville is a great city for leisure cyclers and cycling competitions, and we’re proud to be part of this exciting event!”

Details and registration for the event: http://www.srs-racing.com/tennessee.php

About Visit Knoxville: Visit Knoxville (Knoxville Convention and Visitors Bureau) is currently the official CVB for the City of Knoxville and Knox County, with the mission to accelerate sustainable economic growth and development by increasing visitor and convention business to our community.  Visit Knoxville is charged with the task of developing an image that will position Knoxville and Knox County as a viable destination for meetings and visitors, which in turn, brings in influx of tourism dollars that benefit the local economy. Visit Knoxville is governed by a board made up of outstanding community leaders who willingly commit their time to nurture the nature of our business as an economic development driver for the Knoxville/Knox County area. Information is available at http://www.knoxville.org/

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