USA Cycling: 2021 Masters Road National Championships

Albuquerque, NM | August 5-8, 2021

The 2021 USA Cycling Masters Road National Championships will be held in Albuquerque, August 5-8, 2021. This is the first year Albuquerque will be hosting this national event, and we can't wait to welcome more than 800 athletes to our city to compete for national titles. This event is free to the public! For detailed event information and the event schedule, visit USACycling.org

 

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Criterium & Athlete Expo

Sunday, August 8, 2021 | Balloon Fiesta Park 

The Criterium will be held at Balloon Fiesta Park, at 4401 Alameda Blvd. NE. This event is open to spectators, and is free to the public. Come out to see exciting, live, national championship racing and awards ceremonies, and enjoy vendors, food trucks and a beer garden. The Athlete Expo will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

Individual Time Trial 

Thursday, August 5, 2021 | Atrisco Vista Blvd. 

Spectators are welcome at this event, but parking will be limited. Help keep the athletes safe, and remain at least six feet from the course when cyclists come through. 

Road Race 

Friday and Saturday, August 6-7, 2021 | East Mountain Road Race Course 

Spectators are welcome at this event, but parking will be limited. Help keep the athletes safe, and remain at least six feet from the course when cyclists come through. 

For more detailed event information including schedules and maps, please visit USACycling.org/events/national-championships or call (505) 222-4306. 

Volunteer 

Volunteering for USA Cycling is fun and easy! Race directors are eager to get passionate individuals to help with this American tradition. There are several ways to volunteer for the 2021 Masters Road National Championships in Albuquerque. Find more information and sign up to volunteer at oneabqvolunteers.com

Visiting Albuquerque 

In Albuquerque, diverse culturesauthentic art and dynamic traditions have helped shape our centuries-old story. No matter your interests, the city has countless opportunities for you to explore while you're here for the 2021 Masters Road National Championships. From outdoor adventure and delicious food to world-class museums and fun for the whole family, Albuquerque's beauty and character will beat any expectations. Explore our lively neighborhoods, stroll along Central Avenue under the vintage neon glow of Route 66, or soar high above the city in the hot air ballooning capital of the world — and our city is sure to change your perspective.

Downtown River Cityscape

Find inspiration for things to do around town on our blog, our events calendar, or our website

As Albuquerque safely reopens, it's important to remember that a few things may have changed since the last time you traveled. Click here for some helpful tips on having a happy and healthy visit to Albuquerque! 

Where to Stay 

Headquarter Hotel

Crowne Plaza Albuquerque
1901 University Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Rate: King Room $112.00 + tax; Queen Room $117.00 + tax
To book click here: HQ Crowne Plaza Masters Road National Championships

Preferred Hotels

Albuquerque Marriott Hotel
2101 Louisiana Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110
Rate: $119.00 + tax
To book click here: Marriott Masters Road National Championships 
Last day to book to receive discount: July 30, 2021

Albuquerque Marriott Pyramid North
5151 San Francisco Rd NE
Albuquerque, NM 87109
Rate: $119.00 + tax
To book click here: Marriott Pyramid North Masters Road National Championships
Last day to book to receive discount: July 14, 2021

Courtyard by Marriott Albuquerque Airport
1920 Yale Blvd SE
Albuquerque, NM 87106
Rate: $84.00 + tax
To book click here: Courtyard by Marriott Airport Masters Road National Championships 
Last day to book to receive discount: July 21, 2021

Hampton Inn & Suites Albuquerque Airport
1300 Woodward Rd SE
Albuquerque, NM 87106
Rate: $119.00 - $139.00 + tax
To book click here: Hampton Inn & Suites Airport Masters Road National Championships
Or Call: (505) 246-3574 and ask for the “Masters Road National Championship Rate”

Hampton Inn & Suites Albuquerque Coors Road
6150 Iliff Rd NW
Albuquerque, NM 87121
Rate: $120.00 - $140.00 + tax
Rate includes Hot Breakfast Buffet
To book click here: Hampton Inn & Suites Coors Road Masters Road National Championships

Hilton Garden Inn Albuquerque Journal Center
5320 San Antonio Dr NE
Albuquerque, NM 87109
Rate: $109.00 - $129.00 + tax
To book click here: Hilton Garden Inn Journal Center Masters Road National Championships 

 

 

Holiday Inn Express Balloon Fiesta Park
5401 Alameda Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM 87113
Rate: $105.99 - $110.99 + tax
To book click here: Holiday Inn Express Balloon Fiesta Park Masters Road National Championships

Homewood Suites by Hilton Albuquerque Uptown
7101 Arvada Ave NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110
Rate: 1 King Suite $119.00 + tax; 2 Queen Suite - $179.00 + tax 
All Suite Hotel with kitchenettes, separate bedroom, and sleeper sofa in living room
To book: Contact our Sales Department at abqhw_ds@hilton.com or call 505-881-7300 and speak with someone in sales

Home2 Suites by Hilton Albuquerque - Downtown/University
1660 University Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Rate: Rate: 1 King Suite $129.00 + tax; 2 Queen Suite - $139.00 + tax
To book click here: Home2Suites Masters Road National Championships 
3 night minimum length of stay required
Last day to book to receive discount: July 16, 2021

Hotel Andaluz - Curio Collection by Hilton
125 2nd St NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Rate: $120.00 + tax
To book click here: Hotel Andaluz Masters Road National Championships 
Last day to book to receive discount: July 16, 2021

La Quinta Suites by Wyndham Midtown
2011 Menaul Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM 87107
Rate: $109.00 + tax
To book click here: La Quinta Masters Road National Championships 
 

 

Road Impacts 

Local residents may encounter road closures, detours, and periodic delays.  We thank you for your patience and courtesy as we welcome athletes competing for National Championships to our communities. Impacted areas include Ventana Ranch, Ventana Ranch West, the East Mountain area, La Madera Road and Paako. Click on the area of interest below for details.  

 

Getting to Albuquerque 

Getting to Albuquerque is easy. Most major airlines serve the Albuquerque International Sunport including Alaska Airlines, Allegiant, American, Delta, Frontier, JetBlue, New Mexico, Southwest and United. 

There are nonstop flights to and from more than 20 cities in the United States. Lack of congestion at the Albuquerque Airport (Sunport) means visitors experience very few ground delays.

 

Getting Around The City 

There are many ways to get around Albuquerque during your stay. With taxi services and all major rideshare apps it is easy to connect with a reliable ride. Buses are also available for transportation to many of Albuquerque's cultural attractions, and the Albuquerque Rapid Transit (ART) bus provides easy access to and from the Nob Hill, University and Downtown neighborhoods. 

 

Find Things To Do In ABQ 

Culture, attractions, activities, shopping, tours, and events - Albuquerque has an experience awaiting you that you won't soon forget. 

See upcoming events in Albuquerque

Check our blog for more ideas during your stay

Outdoor Adventure

Part desert, part mountain, part river, all under endless blue skies, Albuquerque offers exhilaration you can’t find anywhere else. Imagine the perfect day hiking, biking, kayaking, bouldering and even hot air ballooning, while soaking in the natural beauty of the Southwest. 

Arts & Culture

Creative cultures flourish in Albuquerque. Home to more than 100 art galleries and studios, a multitude of museums, and an innovative theater scene, Albuquerque is a favorite cultural destination for visitors from all over the map.

Albuquerque Dining

New Mexico is home to one of America's most cherished regional cuisines, so it's no surprise that food is one of the things that people remember most about a trip to Albuquerque. This city has an abundance of great restaurant options featuring our famous regional and traditional cuisine as well as contemporary and fusion flavors. 

Wineries & Breweries

With its unique blend of Spanish, Mexican, U.S. and Native American culinary influences, Albuquerque offers a dining and drinking experience like no other city. Albuquerque's local beer and wine choices put this high-altitude city a level above the ordinary.