Kelowna to host Merckx youth cycling race training

The region’s promising 11- to 18-year-old cyclists will race under a structured learning environment.

The City of Kelowna will host the Axel Merckx Youth Development Foundation’s premiere youth cycling event Friday, Aug. 29, to Sunday, Aug. 31.

This event allows the region’s promising 11- to 18-year-old cyclists to race under a structured learning environment, while competing directly with their peers.

World-renowned cycling champion Axel Merckx and his team of coaches will run a collection of learn-to-race cycling events including coaching seminars, athlete development lectures and age-group category races.

To find out more information about this event or to register, visit the website amydf.org.