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Published: 05/01/2007
CONTACT(s):
Corey Stout, Event Director, cstout@abqcentury.com, 505.249.6772

Albuquerque Century & Downtown Criterium takes place June 2nd

The 2007 Albuquerque Century & Downtown Criterium

THE RIDES:

The 100 mile route has everything a strong touring rider wants in a day with 2 big climbs, miles of rollers, with views of the beautiful Sandia Mountains and city. A total of 5 feed zones with food, water and great staff are along the way. There are also optional 50 and 65 mile routes available to satisfy all levels of cycling abilities as well as a flat, scenic 25 mile ride, perfect for new riders and families with children.

THE RACES:

Chosen as the 2007 NM State Criterium Championships, this criterium course is the only one of its kind in the State of New Mexico. An absolutely flat, fast course on closed city streets. It circles Civic Plaza with left and right turns thrown in just for fun. This ACA sanctioned cycling event is the New Mexico State Criterium Championships for 2007. Races will begin at 12 p.m. and continue into the early evening.

THE DAY OF THE EVENT: June 2nd, 2007

THE COST: $35 for either event.

THE LOCATION: Downtown Sports & Wellness in the First Plaza (Galeria) on Tijeras Avenue between 2nd and 3rd Streets.

For more information, go to http://www.abqcentury.com

The 2007 Albuquerque Century & Downtown Criterium, proudly sponsored by the Heart Hospital of New Mexico, New Mexico Sports & Wellness and Sports Outdoor.

Contributing Corporate Sponsors:

New Mexico Heart Institute - (http://www.nmhi.com) Santa Ana Star Casino - (http://www.santaanastar.com) Monk's Ale Brewing Company - (http://www.monksale.com) Embassy Suites Hotel - (http://embassysuites.com) Bank Of The West - (http://www.bankofthewest.com) Whole Foods Market - (http://www.wholefoods.com) Lawrence Nighbert & Associates - (http://www.advisorelite.com) Flying Star Cafe and Satellite Coffee - (http://www.flyingstarcafe.com) Albuquerque Convention & Vistors Bureau - (http://www.itsatrip.org) Albuquerque Downtown Action Team - (http://www.downtownabq.com)

Portions of the proceeds will go to benefit the Heart Hospital of New Mexico Foundation, SafeTEEN NM, Ronald McDonald House Charities and BikeABQ.

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