2016 will mark the 39th anniversary of the amateur races; 14th anniversary on the National Race Calendar (NRC) and 2nd year to be on the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) America Tour calendar.
The Joe Martin Stage Race is part of both the National Race Calendar (NRC) which is the pro and elite amateur cycling tour of USA Cycling and the UCI America Tour. USA Cycling is the national governing body of cycling operating under the United States Olympic Committee. The Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) is the world governing body for the sport of cycling recognized by the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
Over 700 athletes and teams from 23 countries and all 50 states will be attending the race.
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