7:45 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
On Friday, April 5, 2013, the City of Beaumont will host a professional bike race as part of the 29th Annual Redlands Bicycle Classic. This will be the 6th year in a row that the City has hosted this race. The event is expected to attract 400 world class cyclists from across the country and the world. Everyone is encouraged to come out and watch this exciting event. Volunteer opportunities are also available for anyone who would like to be a race marshal.
The event will consist of 3 separate races that will take riders throughout Beaumont and Cherry Valley. A special hand-cycling race for disabled athletes will begin at approx. 8:00 a.m.
and consist of a modified route. The men’s race will begin at approx. 9:30 a.m
. and consist of 5 laps through Beaumont and Cherry Valley. The women’s race will begin at approx. 9:45 a.m.
and consist of 3 laps through Beaumont and Cherry Valley. All of the races will start and finish at the Beaumont Civic Center, located at 550 E. 6th Street. All races will conclude no later than 4:00 p.m.
During the race day, there will be rolling street closures and “No Parking” zones throughout the course. The areas most affected within the City of Beaumont will be along 6th Street, Beaumont Avenue, Oak Valley Parkway, Brookside Avenue and Highland Springs Avenue.