Last updated 2:55PM ET
October 23, 2017
WOUB Local News
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Bicycle race
(2008-03-11)
(WOUB) - It looks like bicycle racing is returning to Athens.

Plans were announced last night to have the Athens Criterium on June 1st.

Athens City Councilmember Kent Butler talked about the race during a meeting of Council's Transportation Committee.

The race will be held in the downtown area of Athens...although the course has not been determined.

An initial proposal on that was rejected because it would be too disruptive to traffic.

A spokeswoman for promoter Tim Tyler says the plan is to have two days of racing -- the second day in Athens and the first - May 31st - in Sugar Grove.
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