Fun, Southside Sprint Crowns Champion on Sunday

The 2015 Southside Sprint celebrates its fifth year running through the streets of Minneapolis, on Sunday, July 19.  The largest amateur bike race in Minnesota, races through the neighborhood around 48th Street & Chicago Avenue, South.  This is the first year that the race has been designated the Minnesota State Championship.

Kid's Race at last years Southside Sprint and family event.

Kid’s Race at last years Southside Sprint and family event.

The event will include nine individual race categories, the popular Family Dental Clinic Dash Kids Fun Race and the Twin Six Family Fun Zone.  Racing starts at 8 a.m. and continues until 4 p.m.  Both junior riders will compete in multiple races throughout the day.  More than 250 racers will showcase the speed and skill of Minnesota bike racing in front of an expected crowd of 500+ spectators.

Victory over the finish line at last years Southside Sprint.

Victory over the finish line at last years Southside Sprint.

Learn To Race? Never raced but wanting to try?

Now is your chance! Sunday morning the event will offer a beginner racing clinic at 7 a.m. Then you can try your new skills in the Southside Sprint’s Bikes & Pieces Citizens Race at 8:45. No experience necessary. Feel the thrill of the race in a safe, friendly environment.

Race info and schedule: SouthsideSprint.com

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