The 12th Annual Los Angeles Circuit Race is planned in West-chester Sunday, March 5th.

The cycling races start and finish at Westchester Parkway and Loyola Boulevard in Westchester. The course is a four-mile loop along Westchester Parkway.

The event will feature professional racers.

The day will begin with a 24-mile race for juniors at 8 a.m.

The junior participants, including racers as young as ten years old, are part of the Lance Armstrong Junior Olympic Races Series.

Racers 15 to 22 years old will begin their 28-mile tandem race at 11 a.m. and will have the opportunity to qualify for USA Cycling Regional Camps by finishing in the top five places.

Invitations have been sent to the United States Association of Blind Athletes for the tandem event.

Professional and top amateur cyclists will begin racing at 10:45 a.m. and compete in city streets for 80 miles and a $1,200 cash prize list.

A 28-mile race for beginner men’s racers will start at 2:15 p.m. A 24-mile race for beginner women’s racers starts at 8 a.m.

All racers are welcome with a bike and helmet.

Entry for the race is $20 for those over 19, and $10 for racers who are 18 and younger. There is no charge to watch the event.

The circuit race is hosted by Peninsula Cycle Club, Big Orange Racing and Cadence Park-Pre and three local nonprofit cycling clubs.

The event is sponsored by Cynergy Cycles, The Bicycle Lane and DragonSports.biz.

Racers may register the day of the event or visit

www.backontrackproductions.com