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U.S. Cup returns to Fayetteville for two bike races

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — Organizers declared Tuesday the U.S. Cup will be returning to Fayetteville for a next yr of pro and novice cross-nation mountain bike racing at Centennial Park.

Partnering with Moosejaw and OZ Trails, this year’s Professional Cup will see a “compact” week of racing, beginning Wednesday, April 20 and concluding Sunday, April 24.

Four times of racing will be on the schedule, with Wednesday web hosting a UCI C1 for elites and juniors on Friday, short monitor for Elites and juniors, as nicely as an all-new CAT 1 gentlemen and females open up class on Friday night.

Saturday will see the initial of two amateur cross-nation races in the morning, adopted by a UCI Junior XCO series event. This designation will supply junior riders the possibility at some of the most UCI details offered in North The usa.

On Sunday, amateur racers will return in the morning for their second race and in the afternoon, UCI elite women of all ages will kickoff the fireworks, adopted by the elite adult men.

“We are excited to be again for our 2nd yr of racing at Centennial Park,” suggests Ty Kady U.S. Cup function director. “After past year’s celebration, we worked with the OZ Trails crew to make some system modifications that I think will open up the system a little bit and carry some of the more regular, raw mountain bicycle sections we had been lacking. This year’s system will be a true hybrid that will reward the racers with a comprehensive talent set.”

Kelli Patterson, vice president of marketing and advertising for Moosejaw says, “Mountain biking is at the heart and soul of our outdoor knowledge and there is not a improved location anyplace in the US. With OZ Trails and Practical experience Fayetteville we search forward to activating a hard race and an epic spectator expertise.”

Entire details, which includes routine, registration, and lodging data, can be observed at uscupmtb.com.