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2nd Annual Clayton Road Classic
Register Now for the Second Annual Clayton Road Classic on September 22
New for 2012: 6-mile Intermediate Route & Children’s Course Added
St. Louis, MO—September 4, 2012: Competitive and casual cyclists all over the St. Louis area are making plans now to ride in the Second Annual Clayton Road Classic on Saturday, September 22 hosted by the Town & Country-Frontenac Chamber of Commerce. There will be three routes this year to accommodate many fitness levels. There will be a self contained course on the grounds of Plaza Frontenac for kids presented by The Laura MacDonald Team, a 6-mile route for the intermediate rider presented by MO Baptist and a 15 mile route for the more advance cyclist presented by Commerce Bank. The CRC offers the community the chance to enjoy the start of the fall season, get some great exercise and meet local business owners.
Clayton Road, with its rolling hills, few stop lights and bike lane, is well-known to area cyclists as an ideal route. The Clayton Road Classic’s Intermediate and Expert ride will begin at Plaza Frontenac at 9am with a police escorted ride for the intermediate route, called a “Rolling Enclosure.” Cyclists will continue West on Clayton Road turning around at Delmar Baptist Church. Avid cyclist will continue along the outer road to Mason East and then West onto Clayton, and through the roundabout on Woods Mill Road. Riders then return to Plaza Frontenac for a finish line celebration.
During the ride, everyone is invited to attend the Classic Community Festival located at Plaza Frontenac behind Flemings Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar. The festival will include music, food, shopping and a self contained course for the kids. All kids who participate will receive a ribbon. Cheer stations will also be set up along the route to encourage riders of all abilities.
The Classic is open to anyone 16 years of age or older and any fitness level. Helmets are required. The first 200 adult participants who register before September 14 will be guaranteed a Ride T-Shirt, an Official Clayton Road Classic Water Bottle and a Reusable Lunch Sack filled with sponsor goodies. Register in person at Wellbridge Athletic Club & Spa and save $10 plus get a guest pass for 5 FREE Spinning Classes. Registration will be $30 the day of the ride and begins at 8:00 am. For more information visit www.tcfchamber.com or call 314.469.3335.
The Clayton Road Classic and Community Festival is Sponsored by Missouri Baptist Medical Center, The Laura MacDonald Team, Commerce Bank & Wellbridge Athletic Club & Spas.