Fitchburg Longsjo Classic celebrates 50th year

The Fitchburg Longsjo Classic, celebrating its 50th anniversary this Independence Day holiday weekend, is set to kick off Thursday, July 2 and concludes Sunday, July 5 in downtown Fitchburg, Massachusetts. Colavita-Sutter Home returns with a pair of defending champions, Kyle Wamsley and Catherine Cheatley. However, according to race director Ed Collier, this year's large and stellar field combined with several key course changes will make for an excitingly unpredictable outcome.

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Kirsten Frattini
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Kirsten Frattini is the Deputy Editor of Cyclingnews, overseeing the global racing content plan.

Kirsten has a background in Kinesiology and Health Science. She has been involved in cycling from the community and grassroots level to professional cycling's biggest races, reporting on the WorldTour, Spring Classics, Tours de France, World Championships and Olympic Games.

She began her sports journalism career with Cyclingnews as a North American Correspondent in 2006. In 2018, Kirsten became Women's Editor – overseeing the content strategy, race coverage and growth of women's professional cycling – before becoming Deputy Editor in 2023.

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