The Pro's are Here!
Volkswagen USA Cycling Professional Road and Time Trial
National Championships May 24 & 26
See the best pro cyclists in the USA compete for the stars and stripes jersey
. Time Trials happen on Sat., May 24, at the Volkswagen of American Chattanooga assembly plant at Enterprise South on Sat., beginning at 8:30 a.m. The pro road races happen Memorial Day, Mon., May 26, in downtown Chattanooga. The start/finish line is at M.L. King Blvd. and Market St. Women race at 9:00 a.m. Men race at 1:30 p.m.
U.S. Hand Cycling Criterium Championships May 26
The best show on recumbent bicycles happens on Mon., May 26, 12:30 p.m. on the downtown portion of the pro cycling road race course,
when the U.S. Hand Cycling Federation hosts their Criterium National Championships
. Think NASCAR on recumbent bicycles. It's an amazing show from incredible athletes, many of whom are Para Olympians and wounded warriors.
U.S. Hand Cycling Time Trial National Championships May 25
Close to 100 of the world's best para Olympians will compete against the clock at Enterprise South during the U.S. Hand Cycling Time Trial National Championships
. Racing starts off at 8:30 a.m. in front of the Volkswagen Chattanooga assembly plant in Enterprise South.
Ride for Free on the Bike Chattanooga Bike Share System May 25 & 26
Be a Bike Share Ambassador with People for Bikes!
People for Bikes wants everyone to ride a Bike Chattanooga bike share bike during the USA Cycling Pro Championships, so they are offering special incentives for volunteers
to act as Bike Chattanooga ambassadors on May 25 & 26. Help visitors sign in to the system and navigate their way around downtown Chattanooga. Sign up now.
More Race Week Events
Ride in a Car with the Road Race Caravan May 26
Register on ChattanoogaNOW.com
to win a ride in a team car with the USA Cycling Pro Road Race Caravan on Memorial Day. It'll be the ride of your life.
United Healthcare Kids Bicycle Race May 26
USA Cycling and Outdoor Chattanooga will co-host the United Healthcare Kids Bicycle Race on Mon., May 26 (Memorial Day), 2:30 p.m., at the start/finish area of the Pro Road Race Championships, M.L. King Blvd. and Market St. Categories are open for kids ages 3-6, 7-9 and 10-12. Limit is 30 kids per category so sign up early. No early registration after Fri., May 23 at 5 p.m. (EDT). Register on the day of the race at the Outdoor Chattanooga tent in the downtown race Expo (Google Map) by12 noon. First come, first served. All registrants should check in at the Outdoor Chattanooga tent by 2 p.m. to get a race number, water bottle and medal.
Assault on Stringers Ridge Kids Mountain Bike Race May 25
The TN Youth Mountain Bike series will host a kids' mountain bike race, the Assault on Stringers Ridge, on Sun., May 25, from 12:30 to 5 p.m. The race is open to kids ages 17 and under with courses appropriate for small to big kids. There is no race day registration so be sure and pre-register online.