500 & 1,000 Lap Challenge
This unique and grueling event features cyclists vying to complete either 500 or 1,000 laps of the Cleveland Velodrome in the fastest cumulative time. At about 10 laps to a mile – the racers will cover either 50 or 100 miles and speeds will average over 25 miles per hour. This annual event is typically held in May near the beginning of our season. The event starts at 12 noon to 5:00 pm (rain date is usually the next Sunday. There will be music in the infield throughout the day plus there will be food and beverages available – all for a low fee of $5 per spectator and $10 per riders. Children under 12 are admitted free. All proceeds will benefit our youth cycling programs.