THE NORTH STAR GRAND PRIX BIKE RACE IN MN AS BEEN CANCELLED – ALL 5 DAYS!
Cyclists racing in the North Star Grand Prix will make their way to Cannon Falls, the third stage of this pro stage race, on Thursday, June 14, 2018. The North Star Grand Prix is part of the North Star Bicycle Festival, a 10-day celebration of cycling, which will bring hundreds of top professional and elite racers from around the country to Cannon Falls.
The Cannon Falls Road Race will feature both men and women pro racers who will set out on a new course that will wind through town and complete the loop through scenic Goodhue and Dakota County. During the race, the women racers will be completing five loops through Cannon Falls and the men racers will complete four loops. During the race, the Chamber of Commerce will also be holding a Chamber Fun Fest on Mill Street from 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm.
The North Star Bicycle Festival isn’t just for the professional racers. In addition spectators can also enjoy a variety of activities throughout the event. There will be live music, craft and direct-sale business booths, plus food vendors in historic downtown Cannon Falls. There will definitely be a festive atmosphere for the fans. Along with the chance to get up close as racers finish the race in Cannon Falls, children can also get ready for the Youth Races. Different age groups will ride varying lengths of the pro-racers course. Kids can bring their bikes and helmets to race on the same course the pros use.
Schedule of Events
- Women’s Pro/ Elite Rural Course Race starts at TBD.
- Men’s Pro/Elite Rural Course Race starts at TBD.
- Chamber Fun Fest opens at 5:00 p.m.
- Children’s Fun Races will start at TBD.
- Women enter circuit (five laps) atTBD.
- Women finish circuit at TBD.
- Men enter circuit (four laps) at TBD.
- Men finish circuit at TBD.
- Awards Ceremony at TBD.
- Chamber Fun Fest closes at 8 p.m.
The North Star Bicycle Festival will be 10 days of fun with hundreds of cyclists and thousands of fans. For more on the Grand Prix Race in Cannon Falls, please visit northstarbicyclefestival.com