Masters Track Nationals set to kick off at the Marymoor Velodrome


Colorado Springs, Colo. (August 18, 2014) – The fastest amateur cyclists from around the nation will converge on the Pacific Northwest as the 2014 USA Cycling Masters Track National Championships get underway at the Marymoor Velodrome in Redmond, Wash. on Tuesday.   
Riders ages 35 and above will fight for national titles in the sprint, individual pursuit, time trial, scratch race, points race, team pursuit, team sprint, and Madison. In all, eighty Stars-and-Stripes jerseys will be up for grabs during the six-day event.
The Venue
The Marymoor Velodrome was constructed in 1975 as part of Marymoor Park in Redmond, Wash. The 400-meter track features 23 degree banking, a large concrete warm-up circle, and a start position in corner four of the apron.  Learn more at the Marymoor Velodrome website or check out this introduction video made by the Marymoor staff.
Not racing, but want to get involved? Consider signing up to volunteer! Volunteers are needed to work packet-pickup and perform various other duties during the race sessions. Visit this link for more information or to sign up.
For more information
Click here for a complete race schedule, or visit the event webpage for more information. You can also follow the event on Twitter via the USA Cycling and Marymoor Velodrome accounts, as well as the hashtag #TrackNats.
Members of the media who wish to cover this event can contact USA Cycling Communications Manager Keri Kahn for assistance and additional information.

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