The City will host the second Route 1 Rampage on April 1, 2017. The event is open to amateurs and professionals, and includes conference races for The University of Maryland Cycling Team, which organizes the event. Preliminary details for the event are below, and will be updated as the race date approaches.
How to Participate
Hyattsville residents and visitors are encouraged to participate! The criterium races will make multiple rounds of the one-mile loop course throughout the day. Those interested in riding can register at www.usacycling.org and spectators are welcome to line the streets and enjoy food, drink, and viewing in the celebration area (location TBD). Businesses interested in vending in the celebration area or partnering in another way should contact UMD Cycling Team Vice President Chris Keosian at 410-726-8668 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please see the map below. Driving will be prohibited along the race course on Jefferson Street, 42nd Avenue, and Farragut Street. On Route 1/Baltimore Avenue the lanes that are typically for southbound traffic will be closed. Driving will be permitted on the two remaining lanes. One will be for southbound traffic and the other will be for northbound traffic. Crossing the course will be permitted only when no riders are present.
Parking will be prohibited along the race course the entire day and signs will be posted 48 hours in advance. Free auxiliary parking will be available at a location to be determined.
The F8 Metro Bus will detour its route on the day of the race. Buses headed north on Route 1 will pass Jefferson Street, turn left on Queensbury Road, left on Queens Chapel Road and right on Hamilton Street. Buses headed east on Hamilton Street will turn left on Queens Chapel Road, right on Queensbury Road and right on Route 1.
Metro Buses 83 and 86 will be delayed.
"The Bus" of Prince George's County does not operate on Saturdays.