Cumberland County to Host the 2014 North Carolina Road Cycling State Championships
Fayetteville, NC, May 15, 2014 --(PR.com
)-- “Hosting the NC State Road Race Championship in Cumberland County truly indicates the strong grass roots base that cycling has in southeastern N.C.,” said Mike Thomas, Race Director. “On behalf of Hawley’s Bicycle World and the Cross Creek Cycling Club, we are thrilled to host these two exciting days of amateur bike racing.”
The Road Cycling State Championships are scheduled to take place June 14-15 and will feature masters, elite, under 23 and juniors, in men’s and women’s race fields. Racers will compete for up to $4,000 in cash prizes, as well as 2014 Championship Medals.
The 18 mile race course begins at the Wade Community Fire Depart, at 3926 Church Street, Wade, NC 212345. “We are so very appreciative of the support from the Wade Fire Department. They have been very generous to provide the race staging area, parking and free camping. The Wade FD has previously supported cycling events, both racing and charity rides, over the past several years.”
Race distances will vary from 18 miles, or one loop, to up to 90 miles, or five loops for the more advanced race fields.
The public is invited to attend as either free of charge spectators, or as competitors. There are race fields for the general public, men and women, at 3 pm on Saturday, June 14, as well as at 12:00 pm on Sunday, June 15. For more information go to the NC Road Race Face book page at https://www.facebook.com/pages/North-Carolina-Road-Race-State- Championship/209266955923834
The Cross Creek Cycling Club is sponsored by; Hawley’s Bicycle World, Richard Barbaro and Associates Family Dentistry, Blashfield Sign Company, Bob Miarer Auto Service and Attention, Ink. Go to www.crosscreekcyclingclub.org to learn more about them