24th Annual John Earley Memorial
Valley of the Sun Stage Race
February 12 – 14, 2016
Permit # 2016-332
The Valley of the Sun bike race is a three-day event in which professional and amateur road racing cyclists of different categories compete for cash and prizes. A stage is held each day consisting of a time trial, a road race and a criterium.
There are over 800 participants in 23 categories of professional and amateur riders, both men and women, ages 10 to over 60. The cyclists that have the lowest cumulative time from the three stages will win in their respective categories.
Hand Cycle race update: The Valley of the Sun SR has been chosen as a host for a 2016 U.S. Paralympics Cycling Series event. We will receive $5,000 in travel and participation stipends to distribute equally amongst up to the first 50 American riders with a spinal cord injury to register and compete.