The annual Edwardsville Rotary Criterium returns to the streets of Downtown Edwardsville today for the fifth time. The start / finish line is on Main Street, and will circle a short course that runs 0.7 miles and features what organizers call seven difficult turns. Sanctioned by USA Cycling, the day includes a number of races throughout the afternoon and most of the evening.
Race Director S.J. Morrison tells The Big Z there are even races for the youngest members of the crowd.
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There will also be a pedal and paint art tent, and free helmet fitting. Racing begins at 3:00 and should go until about 10:30. Live music will also be held on Main Street throughout the event. For more information, log on to this story at AltonDailyNews.com and follow the link.