Joe Martin Stage Race celebrates 40th anniversary


FAYETTEVILLE—The Joe Martin Stage Race is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year.

The race is Fayetteville's largest and most elite cycling event. The two-day event is set to hit the streets of Fayetteville March 30-April 2.

"This is a race that puts Arkansas on the map for national and international cyclists," said Molly Rawn, executive director of Experience Fayetteville. "It's a qualifying race for major cycling events around the world, so athletes can make their way to the Tour de France and even the Olympics."

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