Intelligentsia Cup Announces New Venue for 2022

April 4, 2022

Northbrook Village is thrilled to join the 10-day race series July 2022

April 4, 2022  Chicago, IL/ENDURANCE SPORTSWIRE/ – The Intelligentsia Cup is thrilled to announce the addition of a new venue for the 2022 race series. The Village of Northbrook is set to join the series and the “Northbrook Grand Prix” will be held on Thursday, July 28, 2022. The 10 day Intelligentsia Cup series is scheduled for July 22-31, 2022.

“Northbrook is well-known in the local cycling community, and an incredible venue for both racers and spectators” – Marco Colbert, Race Director, Intelligentsia Cup

Northbrook is home to the Ed Rudolph Velodrome, the 2nd oldest velodrome in the nation, and a diverse community of cycling enthusiasts and competitive racers. The race course for the Northbrook stage is 1.1 kilometers and wraps around Village Green Park, providing the perfect backdrop for racers of all abilities to enjoy the challenge of this fast and fun course.

Northbrook has a longstanding history of cycling. Paired with our commitment to innovation, community engagement, and economic growth, the Intelligentsia Cup is an exciting stride forward. We welcome this new event to Northbrook and look forward to seeing it become a cherished tradition.” – Northbrook President Ciesla

The Intelligentsia Cup is a 10-day road series in and around Chicagoland. The other venues in 2022 are: West Dundee, Glen Ellyn, Winfield, Mundelein, Lombard, South Chicago, Northbrook, Elgin, Lake Bluff, and West Fulton Market in Chicago. This exciting series attracts elite and amateur cyclists from all over America and around the world, and is the largest road series in the country. Intelligentsia Cup recently joined the American Criterium Cup, a series of criteriums that share a vision to invigorate American criterium racing and create engaging events that are spectator-friendly, and great for the communities in which races are staged.


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