31st Old Capitol Criterium to highlight Iowa race weekend

The Iowa City Cycling Club today will host the 31st Old Capitol Criterium and Iowa City Road Race on April 26-27 in Iowa City, Iowa. This year's event features a combined prize list of over US$10,000, making it one of the Midwest's largest race weekends.

"We're very excited to continue the tradition of the Old Capitol Criterium and to honor the memory of Chris Lillig," said Mark Guthart, Race Director of the Old Capitol Criterium. "Being able to see the entire weekend of racing continue to grow really says something about the longevity of the event."

The festivities will kick off Saturday, April 26 with the Iowa City Road Race. On Sunday, the action will move to the Old Capitol Criterium, with its one-kilometer loop in downtown Iowa City. The Chris Lillig Memorial Cup will honor the 12th anniversary of the death of Chris Lillig, a local bicycle racer who was struck and killed by a drunk driver while training.

For more information on the race, including a complete schedule and online registration, visit www.oldcapcrit.com.

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