High Roller Criterium Bicycle Series Comes to Downtown Clarksville

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Visit Clarksville and Riverside Bicycle Racing announce Clarksville’s first High Roller Criterium, or crit, will take place 10 a.m. to 6:15 p.m. May 19 from Downtown Commons in Clarksville.

A criterium, or crit, is a bike race consisting of several laps around a closed circuit, the length of each lap or circuit ranging from about 500 to 1000 meters. In Clarksville’s case, the course is a flat four-corner course, .8 miles in length, with tight turns around Franklin Street, Public Square, Main Street and 4th St.

Eleven categories of races with race times ranging from 20 minutes to an hour.

Registration for adult competitions is $40 until May 17 or $45 the day of the race. Two youth-level races are $5 each. Individuals may register in advance at www.usacycling.org or in person on the day of the race.

For more information, visit www.visitclarksvilletn.com/crit.

Visit Clarksville and Riverside Bicycle Racing thank race sponsors F&M Bank, Five Star Radio Group, Blackhorse Brewery, Riverview Inn, Hand Family Companies, Two Rivers Company, City of Clarksville and Montgomery County Government.

In the past fiscal year, Clarksville hosted 28 amateur and professional sports events, including football, softball, basketball, soccer, road racing, horseshoe and track and field. In total, these events brought approximately 54,000 visitors for an economic impact of $13 million in new spending.

About Visit Clarksville

The Clarksville-Montgomery County Tourism Commission was established by the State of Tennessee in 1979 to positively influences tourism in the Clarksville-Montgomery County area by promoting tourist attractions, hosting conventions, group tours and engaging in large-scale marketing efforts. In 2015, the organization adopted the Visit Clarksville brand.

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Need more info?

Cindy Dupree

Director of Public Relations
cindy.dupree@tn.gov
615) 741-9010