UCI World championshipsThe UCI Road World Championships are here! This annual event is sponsored by the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) and hosted annually in cities around the world. For the first time since 1986, the championships will be held in the United States. Events began Friday, Sept. 18 and will last through this Sunday, Sept. 27.

Come experience the excitement of watching 1,000 elite athletes compete in 12 races over the course of the nine day championships. This week, race attendees can enjoy the Men’s Elite Time Trials, Road Circuit Training and Road Circuit races, and the Brompton World Championship USA and the Dominion Conquer the Cobbles Ride on Thursday night. Finally, Saturday and Sunday will showcase the Women’s and Men’s Elite Road Circuit races.

FanFest 2015 is taking place at the Greater Richmond Convention Center. Live race coverage will be shown on big screen televisions and fans will have the opportunity to take pictures with the riders. There will also be interactive cycling activities for both adults and children, live music, delicious food and craft beers. There will also be a free KidZone at this event, so bring your family. As an added bonus for the fans, the awards ceremonies for each of the 12 world championships will take place inside FanFest!

For more information on the UCI Road World Championships, visit www.Richmond2015.com.

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