Albuquerque, New Mexico (PRWEB) March 27, 2014
Albuquerque's Duke City BMX Track will host the Race for Life on March 29th and State Championship Qualifier on March 30th. The Race for Life is a fundraiser event, benefiting the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, in which ANYONE can try the thrilling sport of BMX racing for a $20 donation to the organization. Duke City BMX has loaner BMX bikes, helmets and gear. and invites boys and girls of all age to come out and be ready to ride - with long pants, a long sleeve shirt and flat-soled shoes.
Last year, USA BMX tracks across the country raised over $302,000 for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society - thru Race for Life events such as this one. If you know how to ride a bike, you can be a part of the Race for Life and pedal a bike for a good cause.
Duke City BMX Track is the largest covered BMX racing facility in the U.S., and is located on the corner of Buena Vista and Avenida Cesar Chavez, directly north of UNM South Lot Parking and directly east of Isotopes Baseball Stadium. The Duke City venue is top notch, and the 1,050 foot long dirt track, with it's banked turns and various sized jumps, is exciting for riders of all age and skill levels. For spectators, admission is free and the non-stop action is fun to watch.
In May, the Duke City BMX venue will be hosting a USA BMX Pro Series National event and the World Championship qualifier, which will bring in riders from all over the country. Pro racers and 2012 Olympians from all over the World are expected to compete at the Spring Nationals over the Memorial Day weekend event.
BMX racing is an Olympic sport that anyone can try. Beginner lessons are available at the track on a weekly basis. Racers always compete with others of similar age and skill level. Age groups for racing start at 5 and under and range all the way to 60 and over. In this unique sporting environment, the whole family can play and ride bikes together. Spectating is always FREE, so visit us in person on Wednesdays from 6-8PM, Fridays 6-8PM, or Sundays 10AM-1PM, or visit us online at http://www.dukecitybmx.org.
For the more information and a ton of great photos of the track and its riders, we encourage all to "like us" on Facebook @ Duke City BMX.