Five Race Jerseys Designed by Technical Partner and Baltimore-Based Custom Cycling Apparel Designer Athlos Sportswear
The Maryland Cycling Classic supported by UnitedHealthcare, America’s top-ranked professional road cycling race and highest-ranked UCI event, today revealed the five official podium awards jerseys and each sponsor for the inaugural event, which takes place Sunday, September 4, 2022. Designed by Athlos Sportswear, headquartered in Baltimore, the custom cycling apparel company is the official technical apparel and jersey partner for the event.
The podium awards jerseys include: UnitedHealthcare Race Champion in yellow; DirectPay Sprint Points champion in teal, State of Maryland King of the Mountain champion with signature crab design; Kelly Benefits Best Young Rider in white and green; and the RxBenefits Most Aggressive Rider in green and yellow.
“As a Maryland-based business, the moment we heard about the Maryland Cycling Classic, we knew Athlos had to support it,” said Athlos Chief Sales and Marketing Officer David Manchester. “We were honored to create the official jersey and took great care to showcase Maryland’s rich history and iconic landmarks. We have blended the base designs into each of the winners’ jerseys to celebrate Maryland, this exciting day of racing and the incredible supporting sponsors.”
As part of its partnership with Maryland Cycling Classic, Athlos will also supply key staff clothing for the event.
“Athlos is synonymous with the Maryland-corporate themed partnerships we are showcasing for the Maryland Cycling Classic,” said Terry Hasseltine, President, Sport and Entertainment Corporation of Maryland, the event’s owners. “We love the integration and play that is distinctly Maryland and recognized around the world.”
Featuring 16 teams of world class athletes from over 25 countries, the Maryland Cycling Classic supported by UnitedHealthcare will take riders on a 120-mile journey starting in scenic Baltimore County at Kelly Benefits Strategy headquarters (Sparks, Md.) and through a four-lap, 7.5-mile circuit in Central Baltimore before finishing along East Pratt Street and Market Place in Baltimore’s famous Inner Harbor District.
Host partners of the Maryland Cycling Classic supported by UnitedHealthcare include the City of Baltimore, Visit Baltimore, Baltimore County, and the State of Maryland. The event is sanctioned by the UCI and USA Cycling and is managed and marketed by Medalist Sports, LLC of Peachtree City, Ga., and KOM Sports Marketing of Colorado Springs, Colo., professional road cycling leaders the past two decades. The event is a production of the Sport & Entertainment Corporation of Maryland, led by President Terry Hasseltine.
To learn more or volunteer, please visit www.marylandcyclingclassic.us.
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