Friday’s lung searing, Grandads Bluff time trial climbs 550 feet in 2.4 miles and racers go off every 30 seconds starting at 4:30 pm.
Stage two racing action picks up Saturday morning morning a few short miles across the river in Minnesota. Our road race course tests a riders ability to compete at an intense level on a 13.69-mile loop that features 654 feet of elevation change per lap, heart stopping climbs, take your breath away descents and quad burning rollers.
The La Crosse Omnium is part of the Festival Foods Grandad Half Marathon, a two-day outdoor aerobic celebration held each year on the first weekend in May. In addition to the La Crosse Omnium activities include a half marathon, 5K race and more. For more information visit the Festival Foods Grandad Half Marathon website.
The La Crosse Omnium is the inaugural kickoff race for the
Flyover Midwest Omnium Race series