USA Cycling Collegiate Road National Championships in Albuquerque, May 5-7
First National Collegiate Cycling Event in Albuquerque
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – The 2023 USA Cycling Collegiate Road National Championships will be held May 5-7, 2023, in Albuquerque, New Mexico. This is the first time Albuquerque will host a national collegiate cycling event, attracting hundreds of top collegiate cyclists from around the country. A total of 12 events will determine the winners of the coveted Stars-and-Stripes jerseys.
Racing kicks off on Friday, May 5, at 8:30 a.m. MST, with the Time Trial starting and finishing at Atrisco Vista Boulevard in Albuquerque. On Saturday, May 6, the Road Race begins at 9 a.m. MST on East Mountain Road Race Course, a 32.2-mile loop course east of Albuquerque at East Mountain High School. The event concludes on Sunday, May 7, with one of the most exciting events, the Criterium. Riders will complete several laps of the 1.1-mile course around Balloon Fiesta Park. Racing starts at 9 a.m. MST, and spectators can expect to see battles all day as collegiate athletes race for a national title.
Race Schedule & Awards:
Friday, May 5: Team Time Trials & Individual Time Trials
Saturday, May 6: Road Race
Sunday, May 7: Criterium
Awards will be held daily. Final awards will be held at 3:30 p.m. MST Sunday, May 7, at Balloon Fiesta Park.
For a full schedule, click here.
This event is free to the public, and parking is limited. Please help keep the athletes safe and remain at least six feet from the course when cyclists come through. For information about the race, please click here. For more information on Albuquerque, places to stay, and activities to experience, go to VisitABQ.org/usacycling.
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Media Credentials Information:
Media interested in obtaining credentials to cover the event must apply online here. Details regarding a media workroom, parking, course access, and interview opportunities will be provided with approved applications.
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ABOUT VISIT ALBUQUERQUE
Albuquerque is a welcoming Southwest destination with stunning landscapes, 310 days of sunshine, gorgeous sunsets, blue skies and low humidity. Rich in culture and tradition, Albuquerque is a unique and incredible destination for sporting event participants.Albuquerque has several hotel districts, all within 20 minutes of the airport. Many hotels offer a distinct New Mexican atmosphere that allow attendees to immerse themselves in the rich culture and hospitable charm of the city. With over 17,000 hotel rooms in the Albuquerque area, no event is too large.
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).