2016 State Championship Events

Below is a list of the USA Cycling road and mountain bike championship events for the State of Michigan.  In this list you will find links to each race as well as the category/age group breakdown for medals.  The top three riders in each category will recieve a commemorative medal. The first rider in each category will have the option to buy a commemorative jersey, t-shirt, or cycling cap.  Please, mark your calendars and plan to attend! 

 

 

Women's, Masters, and Juniors Crit Championship
SATURDAY, JULY 9, 2016 
 
This year marks the 11th Anniversary of this event with a 1.1 mile circuit around Western Michigan University's engineering college in the Business Technology and Research Park. The course has three 90-degree and multiple sweeping turns. Strong winds coming across U.S. 131 on the back side of the course ensure the strongest make the race.  For more info and updates, look to our website.  

Register for the BTR Park Criterium

State Road Race Championship
SUNDAY, JULY 10, 2016

The 6th Annual Maple Hill Race for Wishes will once again be taking place in the rolling vineyards of Lawton, MI.  Join us for the competition, the scenery, and to hear Frankie Andreu call your name as you cross the finish line. But most importantly, come out and race your bike while also granting wishes for kids all over the state.  Check out the website and our Facebook site for the latest updates on the race.  

Register for the Maple Hill Race for Wishes

State Time Trial Championship
SUNDAY, JULY 17, 2016 

This event is part of the Michigan Challenge Points series and is a nationally ranked! The event consists of 2 loops (Juniors 1 loop) of a 12 mile (20 km) out-n-back closed course on Hines Drive. Electronic timing by “The Timing Guys”. Check in is at the Helms Haven picnic shelter, on Edward N. Hines Drive west of W. Outer Drive in Dearborn Heights. Access is via West Outer Drive, east of Telegraph, south of Ann Arbor Trail, and north of Ford Road. Event will be held rain or shine. For start times, and results please visit our website.

Men's State Crit Championship
SATURDAY, JULY 23, 2016 

Centrally located in the heart of Michigan - racers will complete laps of a circuit around the State Capital. Learn more about where to stay, where to eat, and what else to do.  Race updates and start times can be found on our website

Register for the CCCC Criterum


 
State MTB Championship
SATURDAY + SUNDAY, AUGUST 6-7, 2016 

This two day event will take place on the Merrel Trail - one of the best flow trails in the state. The course features a variety of terrain and structures for different skill levels.  

The cross country course (Saturday) will be approximately 5 miles and will utilize the existing loops on the Merrel Trail (excluding Sawtooth). The short track course (Sunday) is being cut specifically for the race and will be approximately 1/2 mile - composed of 25% gravel, 25% singletrack, and 50% doubletrack. Start and Finish for both days will be inside the Art Van Sports Complex in Rockford, MI.  For more details, checkout the Meijer State Games Website.

Register for the Michigan State Mountain Bike Championship