On 5 April, Marian College will host the 12th annual Midwest Cycling Classic, one of the biggest criterium races of the collegiate season. More than 200 cyclists representing 60 teams from the Midwest Collegiate Cycling Conference will compete in the event sponsored by Matthews Bicycles, ZIPP Speed Weaponry, NUVO, PB Logistics, Ratio Architects, and Bianchi.
Racing begins at 10 a.m. and ends at 5 p.m.; the first collegiate race is at 11 a.m. For more information, contact the Marian cycling team's head coach, Dean Peterson, 317:955-6340.
The Marian College Knights are currently NCCA track cycling national champions; they won the Division 1 national title in September 2007 in San Diego, California. (This was the 10th time they've won this title in 13 years.)