September 23 will see the return of the Rad Racing GP which will feature over 400 competitors from all over the country as well as a host of europeans. The event sponsored by Redline and Fig Newtons will be taking place at Fort Steilacoom Park in Lakewood, Washington, with 2006 US National champion Ryan Trebon (Team Kona) and Danish National Champion Joachim Parbo being among the starters.
The Rad Racing Cup of Cyclocross will be hosted by Rad Racing NW, a group dedicated to teaching young people life lessons through the sport of cycling and to developing top regional, national and international junior cyclists. One hundred percent of proceeds from the race will go directly to the Rad Racing NW Junior Development Cycling Team.
"It's important to keep a Washington event on the UCI calendar", said Jim Brown, Event Promoter and Director of Rad Racing, "With Redline and Fig Newton's major support we can do that, and benefit the riders of Rad Racing at the same time, it's a win/win situation for our program and for our sponsors." Redline a long time sponsor of the event also sees the importance of the event, Tim Rutledge, Redlines Marketing man sees the event as positive step for the sport "We are very excited about continuing to promote the Northwest's young riders, they are the future of our sport" he said.