2024 Mobile Cycling Classic Presented by the Mobile Sports AuthorityCycling
- Mar 2nd - 3rd, 2024
It will be pedals to the metal in Mobile County for the Mobile Cycling Classic! 2024 will have a new format and race courses! Day one is at the Citronelle Municipal Park at 18260 Muncipal Park Dr. in Citronelle, AL and day two is at Commerce Park - South Mobile Industrial District - 5600 Commerce Blvd. E. in Mobile, AL.
The new format for 2024 will prove to be challenging for all participants. This new format will consist of an undulating Road Race loop of 17 miles on Saturday morning, followed by a 10km Time Trial in the afternoon at the Municipal Park in Citronelle, AL. On Sunday morning, there is a memorial 5K Fun Run at 8 a.m. followed by the criterium race at 10 a.m. at the Commerce Park - South Mobile Industrial District.
The two-day event is divided into three stages as follows:
Saturday, March 2nd Stage 1 (Alabama State Road Race) - Citronelle Municipal Park
8:00 AM – Start
1:00 PM – Finish
This undulating course will be challenging for riders, the more laps the harder it gets, attrition will be the name of the game!
Saturday, March 2nd Stage 2 Time Trial - Citronelle Municipal Park
Time Trial -This is an individual race against the clock for all categories over a 10km distance. Riders will be able to use a TT bike or just race the conventional Merckx style but will be given bonus time to equate the difference between use of both styles. This bonus time will be 30 seconds and will have rules to determine eligibility.
3:00 PM – Start
5:30 PM – Finish
10km out and back with a bit of elevation. A TT bike would be recommended for this stage.
Sunday, March 3rd - Stage 3 Criterium Race - South Mobile Industrial Park - 5600 Commerce Blvd Mobile, AL 36619
Criterium - This intense, fast-paced, sometimes combative but always fun, commonly known as Crits, will challenge riders as they make numerous laps of the course in a relatively short timeframe. The series of races, which last between 20 and 60 minutes, will be divided by various skill categories for men and women.
10:00 AM – Start
2:00 PM – Finish
This relatively easy course is wide open with very little technical skills needed and nice smooth pavements at a 1.1-mile loop.
Online registration is open and costs $35/rider at https://www.bikereg.com/mobile-cycling-classic
Pre-registration deadline is noon on February 29. Early bird fees of $35 ends February 21 at 11:59 pm and then will be $40.
Onsite registration will be $50 per rider.
For more info, please visit: https://mobilecyclingclassic.com/.
5K Run Registration
5k Fun Run - This is a new event to the Mobile Cycling Classic in honor of the late Victor Birch who was hit and killed by a drunk driver on his way to train at Commerce Park where the 5k will be held. This course will be certified and can be used to qualify runners for bigger events in the region.
Online registration is open at $30/adult and $20 for under 20 until early bird ends February 21 then $35/runner until registration closes February 29.
You can find the registration page here https://www.runreg.com/mobile-classic-5k
Onsite registration will be $40 per runner.