Walnut Valley Road Race

The Walnut Valley Road Race

targeted to competitive road cyclists


The Rogers Cycling Festival is proud to host the 2017 Arkansas State Road Race Championship! The Aged Based Championship will be held on Saturday, July 29, 2017, and the Categorized Championship will be held on Sunday, July 30, 2017. The course for both days will be a 6.1-mile loop in the Walnut Valley area outside of northeast Rogers. Course direction will be reversed on Sunday. Races will be held rain or shine. See course map below.


On-line Registration: https://www.usacycling.org/register/2017-1497

Saturday registration area: the Railyard Bike Park, 299 E. Cherry Street, Rogers, AR 72756.

Sunday registration area: Avoca Town Hall, 222 Old Wire Road, Avoca, AR 72711.

NEW FOR 2017: Race Start/Finish line and prize presentations will be at the Avoca Town Hall, located 5 miles north of Rogers at 222 Old Wire Road, Avoca, AR 72711. There will be no neutral rollout from downtown Rogers.

Feed Zone: Neutral Feed Zone will be near the Avoca fire department building. Beaver Water District will provide Neutral Water at the Feed Zone (whoop!). Please do not discard your bottles and trash along the race course. Bottles should be discarded only at the feed zone. Discarding your trash along the race course will be grounds for disqualification. USA Cycling License required. Non-licensed riders will be required to purchase a one-day license and will be permitted to enter the CAT 5 race or the Citizens race. A ‘Citizens’ category is available on Sunday for first time racers. A one-day license is included in the Citizens and Juniors race fee. A one-day license for Cat 5 is $10.

You must have an annual USAC license and be registered in the State of Arkansas to be eligible for the Arkansas State Championship.