Alabama Cycling Classic: A Primer

The Basics: The Alabama Cycling Classic combines the Sunny King Criterium, now in its 15th year, and the McClellan Road Race with the Noble Street Festival in downtown Anniston. It has been named a Top 10 Event in Alabama for tourism. In 2016, more than 500 cyclists competed in cycling events over the weekend, competing for $40,000 in prize money (for USA Cycling-registered riders), and medals/prizes for amateurs. This is the only pro cycling event in Alabama that is part of the prestigious USA Cycling Professional Road Tour.

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And You Thought There Wasn’t Much To Do Around Here!

The City of Anniston will be the scene of several community events in 2017. Check out the following, then mark your calendars (details are subject to change so check with the event closer to the date before making plans to attend): Continue reading And You Thought There Wasn’t Much To Do Around Here!

Anniston’s Youth Sports Programs

For many children, it’s a right of passage: the fitting of the uniform, learning the lingo, practicing their high-fives, and enjoying celebratory dinners after the big game with family and friends. Organized sports such as soccer, baseball, basketball and football can improve a child’s self-esteem, teach them about teamwork and help them develop self-discipline and social skills. The City of Anniston Parks & Recreation Department offers year ’round organized sports programs for children ages two to teen. Continue reading Anniston’s Youth Sports Programs

Be the Rainbow

The Color Run, Grand Prix Edition (Melbourne 2014)
The Color Run, Grand Prix Edition (Melbourne 2014)

Main Street Anniston
Shamrockin’ 5K Color Walk/Run
Saturday, March 18, 2017, 8 A.M.

A fundraiser to support beautification projects in Anniston’s historic downtown district. Partnering with Main Street Anniston on the project is the Anniston Council on the Arts & Humanities. For more information, contact Main Street Director Meredith Strain at 256-689-5479.

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