The Winfield Criterium is back this year-bigger than ever and it will take place on Sunday, July 18th when Winfield hosts the Intelligentsia Cup Series.
“As one of Winfield’s Centennial year main events we are very excited that The Winfield Foundation has partnered with the Intelligentsia Cup to bring the Winfield Criterium & Summerfest to town” said Village President Carl Sorgatz. “In addition to top-flight Pro-Am bike racing the day will feature a festival experience with food truck vendors, a beer truck, family-oriented events, and raffles with prizes!”
The route for the race will be very similar to the 2019 Criterium with racers flying by on Winfield, Beecher, Summit, Washington, and Gary Mill Roads with a finish at Creekside Park. A Family Ride on part of the course will also be offered later that afternoon. There will be 12 intersections closed for the duration of the race but residents in those areas will be notified ahead of time.
Lots of fun is planned with a Summerfest style party with food trucks offering their tempting fare in the Winfield School primary building parking lot with a beer truck located nearby. There will also be a Car Show happening in the Prairie Trail Center starting at 11:00 a.m.
Spectators and racers will have parking available in the commuter lots north of the tracks, the new lot between Highlake & Jewell, and designated lots on the NM/CDH campus. A trolley will be part of the festivities and will ferry people around town with stops at Aurelio’s Restaurant, the Prairie Trail Center, Hedges Station, Village Hall Metra Lot, Berger Bros. Pub, and the Metra Lot on Chicago Ave.
We are looking for volunteers to assist as course marshals and other volunteer activities during this event. To sign up as a volunteer please visit: https://www.winfield100th.com/#getinvolved
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