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Gear up for an amazing ride, June 27-30

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Para-Cycling race in downtown Knoxville; image courtesy of

The 2019 Pro & Para-Cycling Road National Championships are set for June 27-30 in Knoxville. This is the second time all U.S. national champions in professional road cycling will be crowned the same week in one city. This is the third year for Knoxville to host the U.S. Pro Road and Individual Time Trial Championships, its second year to host the U.S. Pro Criterium Championships and its FIRST year to host Para-Cycling National Championships.

The event kicks off at 7:30 a.m. on Thursday, June 27 at Melton Lake Drive. Award ceremonies are set for 3:20 p.m.

New this year is a para-cycling competition. It is open to male and female athletes from two impairment groups: physical and visual. Paralympic cyclists may compete on one of four different kinds of bike - bicycle, tricycle, handcycle or tandem. The event is on Saturday, June 29 and begins at 8:00 a.m. on Gay Street at Cumberland Avenue.

For a complete schedule of races, you may visit

If you would like to experience the races as a VIP, you can do so in the deluxe hospitality area located near the Start/Finish line. You will experience exceptional views, soft seating, food and beverages as well as private climate controlled restrooms. Information on VIP hospitality passes can be found here.

Published May 30, 2019

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