This is a press release from Chief of Staff John Stewart
New Jersey State Bicycle Championships Comes to Plainfield!
Plainfield, NJ – June 20, 2016 – The State Bicycle Championships Committee has chosen
Plainfield to host it's annual championship competition.
On Sunday, June 26, 2016, the best cyclists in the State of New Jersey and surrounding
regions will meet in the City of Plainfield to compete for the 2016 New Jersey State Bicycle
Championship titles. The race will begin at 9AM in front of Plainfield City Hall on
Watchung Avenue and will end at 4PM.
The main race will feature notable riders such as Juan Pablo Jimenez-State Champion (from
Plainfield), Nilson Ruiz-State Champion, Joe Saling- Multi National Champion, Matt
Diefenbach- World Match Sprint Champion, Gil Hatton-World Track Keirin Champion,
Colleen Gullick-Professional Woman Cyclist and Greg Cordasco - Multi State and Regional
Champion, National Silver Medalist
Chief of Staff John Stewart said, "We are excited to host the NJ State Bicycle
Championships. This is a great opportunity for the City Of Plainfield and will provide
exposure to our great city and our local businesses."
In addition to the main race there will be races open to Plainfield public school students, and
the first 60 to sign up will receive free bikes. The one day event will bring 600 visitors and
race enthusiasts to the City of Plainfield
Regarding the upcoming event, Plainfield Mayor Adrian Mapp had this to say; "This event
not only provides opportunity for our local businesses to gain extra revenue, but it serves to
expose our youth to the positive benefits of engaging in a sport like cycling. As important
however, is the opportunity for Plainfield to shine, it will serve to highlight what a great
place Plainfield is for showcasing events such as these"
All residents are encouraged to come out to support the cyclists and witness this fun
sporting event, whose categories run the gamut from professional to amateur. Businesses are
being encouraged to remain open and take advantage of the opportunities created by this
For More Information visit the official Facebook Page
(https://www.facebook.com/The-New- Jersey-State- Bicycle-Championships-
Cycling Athletes Click Here to Register for the Race
( https://www.bikereg.com/the-new- jersey-state- bicycle-championships- criterium)
Visit the City of Plainfield website or Facebook page for more information
on the course, list of EMS locations, parking lots, Porto-pots, police etc.