USA Cycling Sanctioned Criterium Races:
PRE-REGISTER ONLINE: CLICK HERE
DAY-OF REGISTRATION: Additional $10 dollars per race
DAY-OF USAC Licenses Available for $10
Friday, July 7th: Bentonville, AR: Starting at 5:00pm in downtown Bentonville
Saturday, July 8th: Rogers, AR - Starting at 12:00pm in downtown Rogers
Sunday, July 9th: Springdale, AR - Starting at 7:00am in downtown Springdale
Summer Sprint Fun Run, Kids' Races, and Fat Tire MTB Crit (Non-USA Cycling Sanctioned)
Friday, July 7th (Bentonville):
1-Mile Summer Sprint Fun Run:
Kick off the second annual Natural State Criterium Series with a 1-mile Summer Sprint in the heart of Bentonville! This all-ages, family-friendly race will start just off the Bentonville Square during Downtown Bentonville Inc.'s First Friday celebration and proceed along the same streets where pro and amateur road cyclists will compete later in the evening for their share of a $50,000 prize purse.
Pre-register online ($20) or register day-of ($25) to participate in this chip-timed event. First and second place male and female in each age category (under 5, 5-9, 10-14, and so on in 5-year increments) will receive medals, as will the overall top male and top female. In addition, the top three youth 501(c)(3) organizations with the largest participant delegations (at least 25 members) will receive a donation of $50, $30, or $20, respectively. All runners will receive a limited edition Travel with Care NWA trucker hat!
Saturday, July 8th (Rogers):
Kids' Race: Bring your kids 10 and under to the registration tent on Saturday and sign a waiver at least 15 mins (by 5:30pm) before the start of the free kids' race at 5:45pm. Then go to the start finish line and have a blast! Finisher medals will be awarded and maybe even some cool prizes.
Fat Tire Crit: Calling all mountain bikers! Treat your off-road rig to some on-street action (and maybe win some beer money) at the Fat Tire Crit on Saturday, July 8th, at 6:20PM in Rogers.
- $10 day-of registration
- Three age categories: under 18, 18-35, 35+
- 1st place in each category gets $50, a Natural State Criterium Series T-shirt, and a Crit Series hat; 2nd place gets $25; 3rd place gets $10. Everyone gets high fives and good times.
- Rules: Bikes should be of the "mountain bike" genre (geometry, tires, cranks, handlebars, etc). No drop bars will be allowed; Tire width must be at least 1.5 inches; Slick tires are allowed.
Sunday, July 9th (Springdale):
Kids' Race: Bring your kids 10 and under to the registration tent on Sunday and sign waiver at least 15 mins (by 12:30pm) before the start of the free kids race at 12:45pm. Then go to the start finish line and have a blast! Finisher medals will be awarded and maybe even some cool prizes.