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2014 RECAP Alzate, Rivera repeat, give UHC Sweep of Sunny King pro crits

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Watch a replay of the April 5 LIVE racing action at the Sunny King Criterium. There are 4 replays below. The first is the Elite Women and Elite Men. The 2nd replay box below is the Kids Races. The 3rd stream is the Fitness Challenge event, and the replay at the bottom is the coverage of the amateur races beginning at noon CDT. We hope to see you at the 2015 Sunny King Criterium and Noble Street Festival!

Below is a map of the .7 mile course. The races will follow a counter-clockwise direction. The final straight is a slight uphill.

Sunny King Criterium Map

2003: Chandler Weeks
2004: Dave McCook
2005: Juan Jose Haedo
2006: Juan Jose Haedo
2007: Frank Travieso
2008: Hilton Clarke
2009: Karl Menzies
2010: Ben Kersten
2011: Jonathan Cantwell
2012: Issac Howe
2013: Carlos Alzate
2014: Carlos Alzate
2004: Michelle Scott
2005: Jenn Green
2006: Tina Pic
2007: Laura Van Gilder
2008: Tina Pic
2009: Brooke Miller
2010: Nicky Wangsgard
2011: Janel Holcomb
2012: Erica Allar
2013: Coryn Rivera
2014: Coryn Rivera


Saturday, April 5, 2014
Noble Street
Anniston, Alabama


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All Races will Stream Live from Noon to 9:30 p.m. on this Site!

2014 Pro Men's Teams

2014 Pro Women's Teams

A "Top 10 Event" for the State of Alabama
-as selected by the Alabama Department of Tourism & Travel
in 2006, 2010...and again in 2012!

Join 5,000 other race fans lining the race course for the Sunny King Criterium in historic downtown Anniston, Alabama. With the Talladega Superspeedway in our back yard, NASCAR is something we understand. A criterium is like NASCAR -- except it is powered by legs and lungs, not gasoline engines. Hundreds of pros and amateurs race bikes around the .6 mile closed course multiple times -- racing inches apart at speeds reaching 40 mph. And you're just inches from the racers as they zoom by on the course. The Red Diamond JumboTron located near the Finish Line ensures that you catch all the action on the course, providing slow motion replays -- which can be especially interesting when there's a pileup.

Your afternoon downtown will quickly turn to evening when the Pro Women and Pro Men take the course in back to back races under the streetlights of downtown. More than 12 restaurants are on site providing great food and snacks all day at the 8th Annual Red Diamond Restaurant Tour, selected a Top 10 Event in Alabama in 2012. So plan to eat lunch and dinner at the festival. The Scion KidZone offers more for your kids than they can handle -- art, climbing walls, jump stations, kids bike races and running races, a Talladega Superspeedway pace car, live critter shows, and much more. And you'll even see Luke Skywalker and his buddies, Darth Vader, Princess Leah and more Star Wars characters roaming around the festival. If you are a runner, jump in the YMCA 5K hosted early in the morning, and if you enjoy music don't miss the Hot Blast Music Cafe. If you are a recreational rider, plan to join us the morning after the festival at the 20th Annual Cheaha Challenge presented by Wells Fargo Advisors---A Gran Fondo! Bring the family and lots of energy and plan to make a weekend of it.

Thanks to our Corporate Sponsors for Making the Event Possible.

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