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Saturday, August 3
West Reading Criterium

West Reading will once again host the fast-paced Radsport Criterium in front of all the Penn Ave taverns and eateries for a thrilling night out. Technical turns and undulating straightaways will test the strength, power, and speed of the top Men and Women as each Professional category races for a $10,000 prize purse.

2:50pm // Amateur Men Category 3/4 Criterium

3:50pm // Kid’s Race on the Course

4:00pm // Wheelies and Combos Finals

5:00pm // Professional Women’s Criterium

6:30pm // Professional Men’s Criterium


Saturday, August 3
ABUS Wheelie and Combos

Thanks to ABUS Helmets, the Wheelie and Combos competition is stepping up. Prizes available for the winners including an ABUS helmet, but first you have to get through the qualification rounds. Judges will be from Reading and Allentown, so bring your A game. Only the top 20 will make it through to the finals on the course. Everyone signs a waiver, and everyone wears a helmet. Bring your helmet if you have one but we will have helmets for those who do not have one. Everyone is welcome!

12:30pm // Registration and Sign-in

1:30pm // Qualifiers

4:00pm // Wheelies and Combos Finals

Register through bs.bikelife_mikey1 on Instagram


Sunday, August 4
Mt. Penn Hill Climb

A race up Mt. Penn from City Park to the William Penn Fire Tower, a Category 3 climb. The Citizen categories will once again be released in waves from City Park with the 2.2-mile timed portion of the climb determining the winners. New this year, the Pro categories, Cat 3/4 Men and Cat 3/4 Women will race the Hill Climb as a mass start event with the race covering 2.45 miles from start line in City Park to finish line at the Fire Tower and with the first racer across the finish line declared the winner. All categories will have chip timing for the 2.2-mile timed portion so every participant can compare their time against fellow athletes and top finishers!

11:00am // Citizen’s Mt. Penn Hill Climb

11:14am // Amateur Women’s Category 3/4

11:19am // Amateur Men’s Category 3/4

11:24am // Professional Women’s Hill Climb

11:29am // Professional Men’s Hill Climb

11:30am // Uphill Dash to the Pagoda (Run)


Sunday, August 4
Radsport City Park Dirt Course

For mountain bikers, cyclocross racers, and runners, City Park will host races on Sunday morning and afternoon, before and following the Mt. Penn Hill Climb. Test your skills and your speed against other racers at your level on this uniquely fun course.

9:30am // Radsport XC Running Race

11:55am // Open Kid’s Running Race (1 lap)

12:20pm // Open Citizen’s Dirt Course Race

1:00pm // Women and U19 Girls Open Cyclocross

1:40pm // Men and U19 Boys Open Cyclocross

2:35pm // Women and U19 Girls Open Short Track MTB

3:15pm // Men and U19 Boys Open Short Track MTB


Cross Country Race & Uphill Dash

The Reading Radsport Festival offers a number of running race options on Sunday, August 4. One of the regions only adult cross country races will take place on our 1km course. The Uphill Dash to the Pagoda returns with an extended course which will now finish at the iconic Reading Pagoda. Races are scheduled so you can race both!

9:30am // Cross-Country Race

11:30am // Uphill Dash to the Pagoda

11:55am // Open Kid’s running race in City Park (1 Lap)



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