Fast-Paced Bike Race Sun City Crit Returns with Free Festival in Downtown El Paso

El Paso, Texas — Get up close and personal with this year’s cyclists as you cheer them on race-side or
participate in one of the many races taking place! Visit El Paso and El Paso Live are set to host the third
edition of Sun City Crit’s Cyclo de Mayo in downtown El Paso on Saturday, May 7, 2022. The Sun City will
welcome dozens of men and women’s D1 professional teams from all over the United States and Mexico
that include national champions, Olympians, and international athletes.
The day will begin with amateur races starting at 12:30 p.m. on Saturday. Following a variety of both men
and women’s amateur category races, a kid’s race for children from 3 to 10 years of age, and the All-Star
Relay costume race, top finishers from the amateur races will compete in the amateur finals. The
professional races will begin at around 7:00 p.m.
“We couldn’t be more excited about hosting so many cyclists and visitors which will have a positive impact
on our hotels, restaurants, retailers and attractions.” Said Jose Garcia, President/CEO of Destination El
Bike racing will take over downtown for the day, with the start/finish line located at Mesa and Main, and
with onlookers and community supporters. The day will feature family-friendly activities, live music,
vendors, a beer garden, Lucha Libre matches and a VIP area. The best part – the event is free. Sponsoring


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