The Los Angeles Circuit Race, known as the only USAC (United States of America Cycling)-sanctioned competitive cycling event in Westchester featuring professional and amateur cyclists, is scheduled to begin at Westchester Parkway and Loyola Boulevard Sunday, March 29th.
Last yearís race featured professional cyclist Tyler Hamilton and most of the Rock Racing team in the feature pro menís event.
The LA Circuit Race, which has been held since 1994, is a fast-paced, spectator friendly event that encompasses all levels and age ranges for todayís cyclist, event organizers say.
Juniorís ages ten to 14 will compete in a 12-mile race as part of the Lance Armstrong Junior Road Series beginning at 8:40 a.m. Masters aged 55 and older can compete in a 24-mile race beginning at 7 a.m., and beginner men and women categories are scheduled at 10:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. respectively.
The 60-mile Pro-Am race for professional or top amateur cyclists begins at 11:25 a.m., with $1,500 in cash prizes offered.
All are welcome to participate with a bike and helmet. Portions of any race proceeds will support the Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition, which will be on-site providing race-day valet bike parking.
The cost is $25 for participants 18 and older and $15 for participants 17 and under. Admission is free for spectators.
The Los Angeles Circuit Race is hosted by Cynergy Cycles, 8th Wonder Cycling and Peninsula Cycle Club.
To register online, www.backontrackproductions.com/.