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Virginia’s Blue Ridge to Host 2022 USA Cycling Amateur Road National Championships

March 11, 2022

Racing will begin on June 29 and continue through July 2.

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo./ENDURANCE SPORTSWIRE/ – USA Cycling announced today that Visit Virginia’s Blue Ridge, with support from the City of Roanoke and Botetourt County, will host the 2022 USA Cycling Amateur Road National Championships. Several hundred athletes from all over the country will compete for a chance to earn national titles in the road race, individual time trial, and criterium.

“We are truly excited to be selected for this National Championship, stated Landon Howard, President of Visit Virginia’s Blue Ridge.  This event adds to our growing cycling culture and clearly identifies us as a premiere cycling destination on the East Coast.  We look forward to welcoming these athletes and families this summer.”

This year’s national championship will be taking place from June 29 to July 2. This year’s schedule will look slightly different because of the holiday weekend; racing will start on a Wednesday and end on Saturday.

“With the unfortunate inability to hold our event in Clay County, Fl. we are incredibly fortunate to work with such a great partner who is committed to a long-term relationship with our National Championships. Their staff has put together fantastic courses for our participants, and we can’t thank them enough for all their work to pull off the event this year,” said Tara McCarthy, USA Cycling’s Director of National Events.

The dates and location for the 2022 USA Cycling Masters Track National Championship will be announced soon.

Visit USACycling.org for more information on the athletes, events, and membership programs, and follow @USACycling across all channels for the latest on Team USA.

For more information, contact Tara McCarthy at nationalevents@usacycling.org.

Find out more about Virginia’s Blue Ridge – www.VisitVBR.com

Event hotel & lodging information, visit www.VisitVBR.com/usacycling

ABOUT USA CYCLING (usacycling.org)

USA Cycling is the national governing body for the sport of cycling and oversees the disciplines of road, track, mountain bike, cyclocross, and BMX. USA Cycling’s mission is to champion accessibility, participation, and excellence in the sport of cycling to make more Americans healthier, happier, and better on two wheels while achieving sustained international racing success. USA Cycling supports cyclists at all levels, from those just beginning in the sport and participating in fun rides to international caliber racers. The organization identifies, develops, and selects cyclists to represent the United States in international competition through the support of kids’ and interscholastic programs, amateur bike racing and grassroots development programs, and the provision of critical infrastructure to run organized racing. USA Cycling has a membership of 100,000, annually sanctions over 2,500 events, and is a proud member of the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) and United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee (USOPC).