Parx Casino Philly Cycling Classic Revamps an American Classic, Watch LIVE

The Parx Casino Philly Cycling Classic, the new “Philly race”, is set to run tomorrow and will feature a fast 12-mile circuit course traveling through Manayunk, East Falls, Kelly Drive and Fairmount Park. The event will focus equally on the men’s and women’s teams with separate races and starting times.

For the first time in Philadelphia cycling history, the event’s prize money will be split equally with the men and women sharing a $60,000 total purse including $5,000 for the best climbers in the King of the Mountain/Queen of the Mountain competition. The women’s race begins at 8:30 am EDT and consists of a five lap, 60 mile circuit followed by the men’s 10 lap, 120 mile race at noon EDT.

The most exciting new feature of the race is the placement of the Start/Finish line at the top of the famed Manayunk Wall. The uphill finish serves to generate more excitement for teams and spectators alike shifting more cycling action and drama to this iconic location on the course.

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The 2013 Parx Casino Philly Cycling Classic Teams Include:

Men’s UCI Pro Continental Teams
Champion System Pro Cycling Team (China)
Team NetApp-Endura (Germany)
Team Norvo Nordisk (USA)
UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team (USA)

Men’s UCI Continental Teams
5-Hour Energy, USA
Amore & Vita, Ukraine
Bissell Pro Cycling, USA
Equipe Ekoï/Devinci, Canada
Garneau-Quebecor, Canada
Hincapie Sportswear, USA
Jamis-Hagens Berman, USA
Jelly Belly P/B Kenda, USA
Optum P/B Kelly Benefit Strategies, USA
Team Smartstop P/B Mountain Khakis, USA

Men’s Elite Teams
Bikereg.Com Cannondale, USA
Breakawaybikes.Com P/B Vie13, USA
D3/Devo P/B Airgas, USA
Elbowz Racing, USA
Firefighters Elite, USA
IS Corp, USA
Jet Fuel, Canada
Predator Carbon Repair, USA
Stage17 / Cylance,USA

Women’s UCI Teams
Team TIBCO-To The Top, USA
Optum P/B Kelly Benefit Strategies, USA
Specialized Lululemon, USA
GSD D-Gestion Kallisto Specialized, Canada
Exergy Twenty I6, USA

Women’s Elite Teams
Colavita-Fine Cooking, USA
NOW and Novartis, USA
MVP Healthcare, USA
Louis Garneau P/B Fuji, USA
Infinit Nutrition/Cyclepower, Canada
Peanut Butter & Co-Human Zoom, USA
Fearless Femme P/Bpure Energy Cycling -Vie13, USA
Stevens Racing P/B Cyclery, Canada
Exergy Twenty I6, USA
FCS Zngine Cycling, USA
Team Vanderkitten, USA
Team Magic Mushroom, USA
EPS/CSS Riptide, USA
Farm Team Elite-Tri State, USA
Annapolis Racing Team, USA
Mixed Elite Team

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