Rochester Cyclocross – Cancelled For 2020
July 28, 2020
Rochester, N.Y. USA (July 28, 2020) – Rochester Cyclocross, originally scheduled for September 26th & 27th, will be postponed until 2021 due to the continued impact of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. Full Moon Vista Bike & Sport, Monroe County and the City of Rochester are looking forward to welcoming the world’s best cyclists back to New York State next year.
“In the interest of safety for the athletes, spectators and staff, we had no choice but to cancel for 2020,” said Rochester Cyclocross executive director, Scott Page. “Hopefully the Covid-19 pandemic will be well behind us all in 2021 and we can get back to racing!”
Rochester Cyclocross was started in 2008 and has been a UCI Class 1 event since 2014. Past Rochester Cyclocross events have featured some of the world’s top male and female racers. Not only American stars, but athletes from Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, France, Spain, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom have traveled to Rochester, N.Y. to compete.
Full Moon Vista Productions and the entire Rochester Cyclocross crew looks forward to welcoming the cycling world back to Rochester in 2021.
For more details, please visit www.rochestercyclocross.com.
About Rochester Cyclocross
Rochester Cyclocross began in 2008 as the Ellison Park Cyclocross Race. It was a one-day amateur event in a Monroe County Park with a total of 65 racers. In 2014, one day was elevated to UCI Class 1 with the second day a Class 2 for elite competitors. Genesee Valley Park became the new venue in 2016 and the event has now grown to more than 1,000 racers. Full Moon Vista Bike & Sport, which produces the Rochester Twilight Criterium in May, hosts the cyclocross race with Monroe County. For more details on Rochester Cyclocross, visit the event website – rochestercyclocross.com, as well as Facebook (rochestercyclocross) and Instagram (@rochestercyclocross).
News Media: for information contact Scott Page 585-520-1166 / [email protected]