Altoona races this weekend

This weekend April 1 and 2, Altoona and Des Moines, Iowa host the Road Race and Circuit Race, a pair of events that comprises 'opening day' for racing in Central Iowa.

Saturday's race course will be a hilly four-mile circuit north of the South East Polk High School with races from 10am - 2pm and distances ranging from 22 to 45 miles. Sunday's races will be held at the main loop at Des Moines Waterworks Park from 10:30am - 3pm.

The events are also part of the Iowa Cup series, which started with the Kent Park Classic Road Race last weekend near Iowa City.

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