The 10-day Intelligentsia Cup racing series kicks off Friday, July 22 in West Dundee.
The 10-day Intelligentsia Cup racing series kicks off Friday, July 22 in West Dundee.

Intelligentsia Cup Pro Racing Series Kicks Off in West Dundee July 22

Kane County Connects Staff 7/20/2022 1:00PM

Professional cyclists from across the world will converge on West Dundee Friday, July 22 for the kick off of the 2022 Intelligentsia Cup racing series.

This 10-day series begins at 9:45 a.m. with the West Dundee River Challenge and the Men's Novice category, and continues throughout the day for other categories including Women's, Masters 40+, Women's and Men's Pro and a Team Mack Masters category.  In addition, there is a Men's Junior category for racers aged 15-18 year's old.

​The Intelligentsia Cup runs July 22- July 31 with another Kane County stop in Elgin on July 29.  That race, the Elgin Classic in Memory of Dennis Jurs, kicks off at 10:05 a.m. with the Men's Novice category.  

Online registration for each race will reopen on the day of the race for those interested in still participating.  

The 10-day Intelligentsia Cup is a criterium or "crit" race series that takes place annually in towns throughout Chicagoland.  It is the largest road racing series in America designed for spectators and typically held on a short course through neighborhoods. 

Racers can sign up for as many days of the race as they would like and are not required to participate in a set amount of days.

For additional information on the Intelligentsia Cup and individual events and celebrations taking place around the racing series, visit​.

SOURCE:  Intelligentsia Cup website 

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