**********Notice about local hotels:**********
The best rate I have found is with
1300 3rd St SW, Winter Haven, FL 33880
Laocated 2 minutes from the Crit Course!
$62.99 plus tax per night
First come, first served, while available !!!!!
(You can possibly get a better rate booking on-line with Travelocity, Priceline, etc.)
(Go Figure !?!? & Good Luck !!!!)
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CHAIN OF LAKES CYCLING CLASSIC
Road Race/ Time Trial - Saturday, March 2, 2013
Lake Buffum area, Alturas
Criterium - Sunday, March 3, 2013
Bicycling Magazine has called the Chain of Lakes Cycling Classic Criterium one of the best in America.
(Includes a race for local kids / ages 4-9)
Downtown, Winter Haven
Licensed cyclists of all ages and classes racing on the scenic roads of Polk County & the streets of beautiful downtown Winter Haven
The 2013 Chain of Lakes Cycling Classic benefits The Humane Society of Polk County. They will receive 100% of the profits from the event.The purpose of this society is the prevention of cruelty to animals, the relief of suffering among animals, and the extension of humane education. The Humane Society of Polk County is a non-profit organization funded solely by public donations. The Humane Society is Polk County's first no kill animal shelter! The society is a community service dedicated to prevent animal suffering, care for unwanted, abused and abandoned animals and provide many other animal related services. Currently, a new facility is in for permitting and funds are badly needed.
2012 Fiat of Winter Haven / Dodge Chrysler Jeep of Winter Haven Chain of Lakes Cycling Classic article appearing in Thee Epoch Times
Chain of Lakes Cycling Classic Videos
The Most Fast and Furious Criterium Cycling Race in Florida