Calling all Melon heads! It’s time for the Melon City Criterium!

That’s right, the 40th Annual Melon City Criterium is happening this Sunday May 27 from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m. in Weed Park (1211 Park Avenue Muscatine).

This Rider Development Race Series is sponsored by Melon City Bike Club, Inc. and Harper’s Cycling & Fitness and has a prize list with over $7000! Helmets are required for all events.

For a full run-down of all events, distance, time and entry fees visit https://legacy.usacycling.org/events/getflyer.php?permit=2018-937 or the Facebook event page at https://www.facebook.com/events/149834685726550/.

Online registration for the Melon City Criterium can be found at www.usacycling.org.

Riders will be staged by order of registration and all USAC rules apply!

Register today, because this is one Criterium you won’t want to miss.

Tess Abney is a freelance writer who was born and raised in the Quad Cities. She spends most of her time attempting to successfully raise three boys. In her free time, writing is her passion. Whether it is sharing local events and businesses with readers or sharing her thoughts on life, she finds comfort in the way words can bring people together.