This weekend is another exciting event that celebrates a growing sport in Northwest Arkansas. Whether you want to get involved as a cyclist or a spectator, the 2017 Rogers Cycling Festival in downtown Rogers is a great place to be this weekend.
The second annual event, sponsored by The Northwest Arkansas Emerging Leaders, is Friday, July 28 through Sunday, July 30. The festival website has details about all the events including locations, registration and opportunities to sponsor.
The festival consists of several road cycling and mountain bike events held throughout Downtown Rogers. According to a press release, this festival will bring cycling enthusiasts from across the central United States and has something for everyone – from highly-skilled and competitive races to family-friendly rides.
This year, organizers will host the 2017 Arkansas State Road Race Championships. Proceeds from the festival benefit several nonprofit cycling causes in Northwest Arkansas, including
Proceeds from the festival benefit several non-profit cycling causes in Northwest Arkansas, including:
- Rogers Community Bike Program
- Pedal It Forward NWA
- Rogers Area Trail Supporters
- Ozark Off Road Cyclists, and
- Boston Mountain Cyclists.
By Jamie Smith | Owner, Jamie’s Notebook