Nature Valley Grand Prix

  • Updated: June 13, 2011 - 10:05 PM

NATURE VALLEY BIKE FESTIVAL

When: Wednesday through Sunday

The field: Nearly 300 top pro cyclists will compete in the country's top women's race and No. 2-ranked men's race. Rory Sutherland has won the men's title the past three years. Kristin Armstrong, a four-time Nature Valley champion from 2006-09, continues her return from retirement and looks to unseat defending champion Shelley Olds.

Website: www.naturevalleybicyclefestival.com

Wednesday

Stage 1: St. Paul Riverfront Time Trial. Start: Lilydale Road near Harriet Island; Finish: Cherokee Street at the top of the Smith Avenue High Bridge. Women, 8:30 a.m.; Men, 10 a.m.

Stage 2: Downtown St. Paul Criterium. Start/finish: St. Peter and 6th St. Women, 6:15 p.m.; Men, 7:45 p.m.

Thursday

Stage 3: Cannon Falls Road Race, 62 miles. Start/finish: 3rd and Mill Street near downtown Cannon Falls. Men, 5 p.m.; Women, 5:30 p.m.

Friday

Stage 4: Uptown Minneapolis Criterium. Start/finish: Hennepin Avenue and 31st Street. Women, 6:15 p.m.; Men, 7:45 p.m.

Saturday

Stage 5: Menomonie (Wis.) Road Race, 95 miles (men) and 76 miles (women). Start/finish: 3rd and Main Street. Men, noon; Women, 1:15 p.m.

Sunday

Stage 6: Stillwater Criterium. Start/finish: Top of Chilkoot Hill. Women, 11:45 a.m.; Men, 1:30 p.m.

ALEX PREWITT

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Boston - WP: J. Masterson 7
Chicago Cubs - WP: J. Arrieta 5 FINAL
Pittsburgh - LP: A. Caminero 2
NY Yankees - LP: C. Sabathia 1 FINAL
Detroit - WP: A. Simon 2
Cincinnati - WP: A. DeSclafani 6 FINAL
Milwaukee - LP: W. Peralta 1
Cleveland - LP: C. Allen 3 FINAL
Chicago WSox - WP: D. Robertson 4
Minnesota - LP: K. Gibson 1 FINAL
Kansas City - WP: E. Volquez 7
San Diego - WP: O. Despaigne 14 FINAL
Colorado - LP: J. De La Rosa 3
Oakland - WP: D. Otero 6 FINAL
LA Angels - LP: M. Shoemaker 3
Houston - WP: T. Sipp 7 FINAL
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Milwaukee 82 FINAL
Chicago 91
New Orleans 87 FINAL
Golden State 97
NY Rangers 2 FINAL
Pittsburgh 1
St. Louis 0 FINAL
Minnesota 3
Anaheim 5 FINAL(OT)
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