livestream-skcThe Sunny King Criterium amateur and professional will stream LIVE from noon to 9:30 p.m. on our web site, www.annistoncycling.com and through various websites like, Velonews.com, PEZCyclingnews.com and many more! Our Live Stream production team will catch all of the racing action while Brad Sohner commentates the live stream show with Terry Phillis playing host to the spectators of the Noble Street Festival.

Join us for day two of the Anniston Cycling Weekend at The Piedmont Road Race. The racing returns to the City of Piedmont for a day with Amateurs and Professionals alike! Check out our Facebook Page for updates on this event and subscribe to the event e-newsletter for more specialized information on courses and your day in Piedmont, AL. The Piedmont course is a challenging forty mile long loop, traversing through the Talladega National Forest. Be ready to climb.

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2019 Course & Tech Guide

Sunnyking Map

On the left is a map of the 0.7 mile course. The races will follow a counter-clockwise direction. The final straight is a slight uphill.

Tech Guide Available Soon

2019 Schedule

Time Category Length Prizes Places Fee Fee After March 26
10:00 am Men Cat 5 30 min. Awards 5 $30 $40
10:40 am Juniors (M 11-12) 20 min. Medals 3 $10 $10
10:40 am Juniors (M 13-14) 20 min. Medals 3 $10 $10
10:40 am Juniors (M 9-10) 20 min. Medals 3 $10 $10
10:40 am Juniors (W 11-12) 20 min. Medals 3 $10 $10
10:40 am Juniors (W 13-14) 20 min. Medals 3 $10 $10
10:40 am Juniors (W 9-10) 20 min. Medals 3 $10 $10
11:10 am Juniors (M 15-16) 20 min. Medals 3 $10 $10
11:10 am Juniors (M 17-18) 20 min. Medals 3 $10 $10
11:10 am Juniors (W 15-16) 20 min. Medals 3 $10 $10
11:10 am Juniors (W 17-18) 20 min. Medals 3 $10 $10
11:40 am Women Cat 3/4/5 35 min. $300* 5 $30 $40
12:25 pm Masters 35+ Cat 4 35 min. $200 5 $30 $40
12:25 pm Masters 35+ Cat 5 35 min. Awards 5 $30 $40
1:10 pm Masters 35+ Cat 1/2/3/4 45 min. $500** 5 $30 $40
2:05 pm Men Cat 3/4 40 min. $400 5 $30 $40
2:55 pm Men Cat 4/5 45 min. $500 5 $30 $40
3:50 pm Men Cat 2/3 45 min. $1000 10 $30 $40
4:50 pm Mellow Mushroom Mad Dash 1K Running Race (not a USAC sanctioned event) 3 $10 $10
5:35 pm Just for Fun Kidz Bike Races 1 lap (Kids Course) Medals 3 $10 $10
6:20 pm Women Pro/1/2 1 hour $12500 30 $40 $50
7:30 pm Men Pro 1 60 laps $12500 30 $50 $60
  • For those racing multiple races, only one late fee will be charged.
  • Multiple race discount will be $20 for each additional race.
  • Riders will be required to have a USA Cycling license to participate. Riders racing in races open to Cat 5’s, such as the Junior races, or category races can purchase a one-day license for $10 at the event.

Your entry fees are donated to Relay for Life, a local American Cancer Society fundraiser. Over $100,000 has been donated since 2005. 2019 goal is $10,000. Thank you for racing with us!

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The Sunny King Criterium is proud to be a Part of the Pro Road Tour.