Illinois has a full event calendar this weekend. Cross season is almost here; junior racers looking to get their cyclocross legs back underneath them may want to participate in the VVCX Junior CX Clinic on Saturday at Melas Park in Mt. Prospect, IL. The clinic is free to attend, so make sure you sign up early to avoid missing out. Online Registration

Cross might be close, but road season is still in full swing. The Edwardsville Rotary Criterium will also be held on Saturday. This is the 4th year for this event. It has become a popular, high-speed criterium with the addition of a festival including live music, pub crawl, and free kids races. Event Flyer: Online Registration

Sunday brings two different race options. The Belleville Bicycle Race, taking place in Belleville, Illinois, is a pro/am criterium held just across the Missouri/Illinois state line. Online Registration

Those in the Chicago area may want to check out the Villa Park Grand Prix. This 4-turn criterium race has been resurrected, previously run from 2001-2003. Online Registration