Colorado Town to host Memorial Day Weekend Bike Race and Wellness Festival


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Colorado Town to host Memorial Day Weekend Bike Race and Wellness Festival

You are invited to the Superior Morgul Classic Weekend in the Town of Superior, Colorado this Memorial Day weekend--May 28, 29 and 30--for a three day bike race event including street sprints, a criterium and circuit road race, along with a host of other activities sure to please the entire family. The weekend will culminate on Sunday with the Morgul-Bismarck Bicycle Race, Awards Ceremony and concert.

Visitors to Superior can look forward to three days of competitive and family oriented bike events for all ages and skill levels, as well as a food showcase highlighting healthful options for eating from area restaurants, a sports exposition, sustainability information and exhibits, along with other wellness-centered events. An art show will provide opportunities for both professional and local amateur artists. Over the course of the weekend, racers, families and spectators will also be treated to a wide variety of entertainment including opening act, The Hazel Miller Band, and many other well-known acts.

The Morgul-Bismarck Loop is a popular cycling route that was featured in the Red Zinger Bicycle Classic and subsequent Coors International Bicycle Classic from the late Seventies to 1988. The competitive bike race—sure to attract professionals from across the nation—is set on a 13-mile loop and has three notable climbs. The final, mile-long climb is known as “the wall” and features a gradual incline culminating in a twelve percent grade. This circuit race is featured in the 1985 film, American Flyers, and remains a popular route for bike enthusiasts today.

Latest news about the event can be found at www.superiormorgulclassic.com. Become a friend on Facebook by searching, Superior Morgul ClassicWeekend.
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The Town of Superior is located in southeast Boulder County, Colorado. Named for its “superior” quality of coal in the late 1800s, Superior was a quiet ranching and farming community through much of the 1900s.With the development of a master-planned subdivision through the 1990s and construction of several prominent retailers and office projects, the community is now home to approximately 12,000 residents. Ranked 13th in CNNMoney.com’s list of America’s Best Small Towns, Superior has 594 acres of parks and greenspace and 27 miles of trails. Find more about Superior at www.superiorchamber.com and www.townofsuperior.com.

For sponsorship opportunities, please contact Wendy Stewart, WKS Consulting, at 720.524.8350 or wendykstewart@gmail.com.

For bike race information, please contact Brian Hludzinski at bhlud@yahoo.com.

For general event information, please contact Kristi Audette at 303.544.0359 or Kristi@allthedetailsinc.com.

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