Pro Course Details

Overall format of two road races, an uphill TT and a final day criterium.

Pro Course Details and Maps:

Thursday Road Race:

The starting area is located at Walker Park off 15th Street at the intersection of 13th and S. Block St. Staging occurs in the parking lot next to the baseball field at the end of 13th Street. GPS Coordinates N 36.05011,  W 094.16096

Friday Road Race - Both Men's Courses - UPDATED 3/1/2020:

The same overall course as in past years, but a new finish.  Total distance is 114 miles. The finish will be next to the staging areas for both Thursday and Friday's stages. The finish line is located on Block Street within the Walker Park area. The final 3K is flat with a very slight uphill finish, but there are three turns in the final 700 meters.  The overall course is a very demanding. The men will have over 6,100 feet of climbing with a 9.2 mile stair-step uphill section which will begin approxiamately 78 miles into the race with an average grade of 2.7%.  Please refer to the race bible for specific route instructions, feed zones and start/finish areas. The men's starting area is located at Walker Park (site of the Thursday staging area) which is just off 15th Street at the intersection of 13th and S. Block St. Staging occurs in the parking lot next to the baseball field at the end of 13th Street. GPS Coordinates N 36.05011,  W 094.16096

Friday Road Race - Women - UPDATED 3/1/2020

The same overall course as in past years, but with a new finish. Total distance is 60 miles. The finish will be next to the staging areas for both Thursday and Friday's stages. The finish line is located on Block Street within the Walker Park area. The final 3K is flat with a slight uphill finish, but there are three turns in the final 700 meters. The overall course is very demanding. The women will have over 3,700 feet of climbing with a 9.2 mile stair-step uphill section which will begin approxiamately 23 miles into the race with an average grade of 2.7% .  Please refer to the race bible for specific route instructions, feed zones and start/finish areas. The women will stage and start in Cedarville at the First Baptist Church parking lot on Hwy 59 (which is 49 miles from the men's staging area). 9530 N Hwy 59, Cedarville, Arkansas 72932.  GPS Coordinates - N 35.594263  W 094.374050

Saturday Time Trial:

Pro Men, Pro Women and Elite Men 1,2 will proceed up the switchbacks for 3 miles from Devil's Den State Park with an average grade of 5%. The staging area for the start house will be located by the Large Pavilion which is next to the restaurant, swimming pool and dam areas. Park in Campground C and other designated areas only. There is very limited parking next to the start house and will be based upon a one team car rule.

Depending upon arrival time, you must use the appropriate entry to the park.
Before 12:00 pm arrival at the staging area - take I-49 south to exit 45, turn west/right on Hwy. 74.
After 12:00 pm arrival at the staging area - take I-49 south to exit 53, turn west/right and then proceed south on Hwy 170 to Devil's Den State Park.

Drive time is approxiamately 1 hour. Devil's Den State Park, 1133 West Arkansas Highway 74 Winslow, Arkansas 72959. GPS Coordinates N 35.778536 W 094.252968.

Sunday Experience Fayetteville Criterium:  experiencefayetteville

The Experience Fayetteville Criterium is a technical 1.2-mile course with an uphill section leading to the start/finish line that will challenge the field as the race progresses. Please refer race bible as a guide only (located in Rules section) for parking and rider support area and start times. Located in the downtown Fayetteville area, the start/finish line is at the corner of Church Ave. and Center St.  GPS Coordinates - N 36.06268  W 094.16186.


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