The Lehigh Valley Velodrome, the USA East Coast's only professional track cycling venue located in Trexlertown, PA, will host the Sixth Annual Corporate Challenge Relays on Friday, August 5. Local companies will compete against one another in a Pursuit race at the Velodrome, which already hosted the USA Cycling Junior National Track Cycling Championships earlier in July.
Of the thirteen companies in the Corporate Challenge, three are making their sixth appearance: Air Products (fielding two teams), Mack Trucks (fielding two teams) and Red Robin Restaurants. Among the others competing will be, Joint Services, Kutztown University, LCCC (fielding two teams), Orthopedic Associates, Rodale (fielding two teams), and T-Networks. International riders will also be racing to compete in a variety of events for the evening. Riders expected to compete in these races on Friday, August 5, include Dave Creswell from Christchurch, NZ, John Norfolk of England, Peter Fitzpatrick from Sydney, Australia and Ashley Kimmet from Allentown.
For tickets or more information visit the Velodrome website at www.lvvelo.org or call 610-395-7000. The rain date for the event will Saturday, August 6 at 7:30 pm.