The Georgia Interscholastic Cycling League (GA League) will host its second mountain biking race of the season for middle and high school athletes this Sunday, September 24th at Allatoona Creek Park, located at 5690 Old Stilesboro Rd NW, Acworth, GA 30101. Forty-seven teams and 400+ student-athletes from across Georgia and parts of South Carolina are expected to compete in the race including the Sope Creek composite team from East Cobb. View a map of all teams HERE.
The GA League hosted their first race of the season at Road Atlanta on Sunday, September 10th. Over 2000 people, including Lt. Governor, Casey Cagle, were in attendance to watch over 400 student-athletes take on the newly built course at Road Atlanta. Last year’s League Champions, the Blankets Creek East Team, continued their winning ways, taking the top spot on the podium. Gainesville’s Prima Tappa Composite team came in 2nd with the new Oconee County Composite team taking 3rd. View the Road Atlanta Race Results HERE.
Students or coaches interested in joining a team in their area can contact League Director, Kenny Griffin, at [email protected] Click HERE for more information on the 2017 race season.
The Georgia League is a 501c3 nonprofit organization, and an affiliate league of the National Interscholastic Cycling Association (NICA), providing exclusive mountain biking programs for middle and high students. The Georgia League is one of nineteen leagues in eighteen states overseen by NICA, established in 2009. Over 12,000 student-athletes and 4,500 licensed coaches participate in NICA programs across the nation. The Georgia League is open to all Georgia and South Carolina students, regardless of ability, believing that cycling is about lifelong health, not just today’s win. Scholarships and loaner bikes are available to students in need. For more information about starting a team in your area, joining a team, League Sponsorship or Volunteer information, or for more information on the Georgia League, visit www.georgiamtb.org or connect with them on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/ georgiamtb, on Twitter at @gamtbleague, on Instagram at georgiamtbleague, or on LinkedIn at Georgia Interscholastic Cycling League.