MATTHEW’S AUTO PARTS 45-MILE ROAD RACE ON SUNDAY 15TH APRIL, PRGFriday 13th April 2012
The Antigua and Barbuda Cycling Association will host the Matthew’s Auto Parts 45-mile Road Race on Sunday 15th April, starting at 9:30am.
The race will start in front Police Recreation Grounds and head down Factory road, Left unto American road, Whenner road, Golden Grove, Jennings, Bolans, Urlings Old Road to Curtain Bluff where the riders will turn around following the same route back Bendals junction unto All Saints roads, Clarkes Hill, All Saints village, Jonas rd, up through Pares to Willikes bus stop, turn back taking the same route to Factory rd, finishing back at PRG.
The Matthew’s Road Race is rapidly becoming one of the most interested races amongst the cycling fraternity. The event will take place on one of the association’s most challenging course, this in return create a very high competitive spirit. As the date draw closer, the rivalry between the clubs and the island premier riders is heightening. So far, polls are showing that National Time trial Champion, Robert Marsh is the favourite for Sunday’s event as he seeks for his second consecutive victory. However, great challenges should be coming from several riders including Jyme Bridges, Marvin Spencer, Clint Henry, Omari King, Dale Richardson, Garfield Henry, Ken Jackson and Neil Lloyd all of who can snatch the grand cash prize.
The event will be done on a 45 mile course for the A-class, 35 mile for B-Class, Juniors, and Females and 15 miles for Cadets. The event is sponsored by Matthew’s Auto Parts in Clare Hall and Lucozade, the official drink of the Antigua Cycling Association.
The Antigua and Barbuda Cycling Association 2012 Caribbean Cycling Championships Fund Raising Committee will have a Food Sale at the race event as part of the fund raising drive towards the hosting of the championships we therefore asking the general public to come out and give their support.
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