It will be pedals to the metal in downtown Mobile and the University of South Alabama campus for the inaugural Mobile Cycling Classic. Cyclists throughout the region will be in town competing for cash prizes.
Sanctioned by USA Cycling, the Mobile Cycling Classic is hosted by the Mobile Sports Authority, the City of Mobile and Mobile County. The intense, fast-paced, sometimes combative but always fun criteriums, commonly known as crits, will challenge riders as they make numerous laps of the course in a relatively short timeframe. The series of races, which last between 20 and 60 minutes, will be divided by various skill categories for men and women.
Riders (and spectators) will find a super exciting downtown crit as competitors confront a course with eight turns in a counter-clockwise direction.
Riders will be challenged by the course commonly referred to by the locals as the “Pain Train”. This circuit will take riders on a 1.5 mile loop in a counter-clockwise direction around the beautiful USA campus. With only two real turns and a slight elevation, this circuit should be fast.
Online registration will open on February 1st and the cost will be $30 until March 15th. From March 15-31st the fee will be $35 then April 1-3rd fee is $40.
Pre-registration deadline is 10pm on April 3rd.
Onsite registration will be $45 per category and the second same-day race entry will be $20.
Registration coming soon!
Saturday, April 4th Downtown Crit
|3:00 pm||Juniors||20 minutes|
|3:30 pm||Cat 4/5||40 minutes|
|4:25 pm||Masters 40+ 1-4||40 minutes|
|4:25 pm||Men Masters 50+ Cat 1-4||40 minutes|
|5:20 pm||Women 4/5||40 minutes|
|5:20 pm||Women 1/2/3||40 minutes|
|6:15 pm||Pro men 1/2||60 minutes|
Sunday, April 5th University of South Alabama Pain Train Circuit
|9 am||Cat 4/5 and Juniors||40/20 minutes|
|9:55 am||Masters 40+ Cat 1-4||40 minutes|
|9:55 am||Masters 50+ Cat 1-4||40 minutes|
|10:50 am||Women 4/5||40 minutes|
|10:50 am||Women 1/2/3||40 minutes|
|11:45 am||Pro 1/2/3||60 minutes|
Downtown Mobile metered parking is FREE on weekends. There should be available spaces near the start/finish, however, there are paid lots throughout downtown.
Parking is free on the USA campus.
Saturday race start/finish: 605 Dauphin Street, Mobile, AL 36602
Sunday race start/finish: USA Drive N., Mobile, AL 36608