Chain of Lakes Cycling Classic

March, 2019

This is a two-day cycling event to benefit The Humane Society of Polk County. We need volunteers for both days. To become a volunteer please complete our volunteer application. To become a sponsor please download our sponsorship packet.

About the Event

The date for the Chain of Lakes Cycling Classic has yet to be determined. This United States Cycling Federation sanctioned event will bring riders throughout Florida together for two days of racing and fun.

Saturday in the Fort Meade Area
The road race and time trials will be held in the Lake Buffum area east of Fort Meade (Lake Buffum Rd. and Summers Rd.)

Races begin at 8:00 a.m. and a 7-mile TT will start at 4:00 p.m. Race Details.

Sunday in Downtown Winter Haven
The criterium’s start/finish line is adjacent to the peaceful and beautiful Central Park in downtown Winter Haven (346 West Central Ave.). Activities begin at 8:00 a.m. and continue until through a 45 minute Cat 4/5 race that begins at 1:45 p.m. There is room and shade for everyone, so come on out and have a great time.

Spectators are welcome at these events. All proceeds from this year’s event will go to the Humane Society of Polk County, Polk County’s only no-kill animal shelter.