Sunday, March 7, 2010

New York State Cycling Championships come to Wilmington, NY and Saranac Lake, NY

Wilmington, NY, 03/07/2010- Team Placid Planet and Team Wear On Earth have announced plans to host the New York State Criterium and Road Racing Championships in June of 2010. The 3rd annual Wilmington-Whiteface Road Race (NYS Road Race Championships) will be held on Saturday, June 12th 2010 and the 2nd annual Saranac Lake Downtown Criterium (NYS Criterium Championships) the following day on Sunday, June 13th 2010. Both races are sanctioned by USA-Cycling and provide opportunities for men, women, youth, and first time racers to participate.

The Wilmington-Whiteface Road Race will start at the Wilmington Town Park and take Bonnie View Road to a 13.7 mile loop on back roads in the town of Black Brooke before returning via Bonnie View Road and finishing 1.6 miles up Whiteface Mountain to the Santa’s Workshop entrance. Race distance will range from 12 miles for 10-14 year old Juniors, to 41.2 miles for first timers, and 82 miles for professional racers. The course features scenic views, rolling terrain, and a finishing climb that will challenge all riders.

The Saranac Lake Downtown Criterium is a shorter event designed for sprinters and spectators. The course is a three turn .55 mile loop around Main Street, Broadway, Dorsey St, and Rt 3. The course will prove to be fast, technical, and exciting to watch.

More information including registration information and volunteer opportunities can be found on the Team Placid Planet website at or by emailing

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