Pro Course Details

2018 Pro Course Details and Maps:

Overall format of two road races, an uphill TT and a final day criterium will not change.

Pro Course Details and Maps (Thursday road coming soon:

Thursday Road Race:

Course to be announced, but it will be a completely new road course from past years.

Friday Road Race - Men:

A very demanding course. The men will have over 5,400 feet of climbing. There is a 9.2 mile stair-step uphill section which will begin approxiamately 73 miles into the race with an average grade of 2.7%. Same finish as 2017. The finishing straight has a 8% uphill grade over the last 400 meters - see Final 3K details below. Please refer to the race bible for specific route instructions, feed zones and start/finish areas. The men's starting area is located at the Walmart parking lot on Hwy 62 West. 2875 W. 6th Street, Fayetteville, AR 72704.  GPS Coordinates - 36.050548  W 094.199995

Friday Road Race - Women:

A very demanding course. The women will have over 3,500 feet of climbing. There is a 9.2 mile stair-step uphill section which will begin approxiamately 23 miles into the race with an average grade of 2.7% .  Same finish as 2017. The finishing straight has a 8% uphill grade over the last 400 meters - see Final 3K details below. Please refer to the race bible for specific route instructions, feed zones and start/finish areas. The women will stage and start in Cedarville at the First Baptist Church parking lot on Hwy 59 (which is 49 miles from the men's staging area). 9530 N Hwy 59, Cedarville, Arkansas 72932.  GPS Coordinates - N 35.594263  W 094.374050

Saturday Time Trial:

Pro Men, Pro Women and Elite Men 1,2 will proceed up the switchbacks for 3 miles from Devil's Den State Park with an average grade of 5%. The staging area for the start house will be located by the Large Pavilion which is next to the restaurant, swimming pool and dam areas. Park in Campground C and other designated areas only. There is very limited parking next to the start house and will be based upon a one team car rule.

Depending upon arrival time, you must use the appropriate entry to the park. Before 8:00am arrival at the staging area - take I-49 south to exit 45, turn west/right on Hwy. 74.  After 8:00am arrival at the staging area - take I-49 south to exit 53, turn west/right and then proceed south on Hwy 170 to Devil's Den State Park.  Drive time is approxiamately 1 hour.  Devil's Den State Park, 1133 West Arkansas Highway 74 Winslow, Arkansas 72959.  GPS Coordinates N 35.778536  W  094.252968.

Sunday Criterium:

A technical 1.2-mile course with an uphill section leading to the start/finish line that will challenge the field as the race progresses. Please refer race bible as a guide only (located in Rules section) for parking and rider support area and start times. Located in the downtown Fayetteville area, the start/finish line is at the corner of Church Ave. and Center St.  GPS Coordinates - N 36.06268  W 094.16186.


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