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The 2016 Philadelphia International Cycling Classic (PICC) features a UCI Women’s WorldTour event and a Men’s UCI 1.1 race and will once again award equal prize money for the men’s and women’s races.
The men’s race kicks off the competition for the day at the top of the Manayunk Wall at 8:00 am. They will race a grueling nine laps and over 110 miles, battling for KOM on Lemon Hill and the Manayunk Wall with a Sprint Zone along Kelly Drive.
Both the men’s and women’s race will be live streamed, here, starting at 8:00 a.m. EDT.
A few returning teams confirmed are UnitedHealthcare, Team Novo Nordisk, and Caja Rural Seguros, team of the winner of the 2015 PICC, Carlos Barbero.
Nineteen women’s teams are scheduled to line up for the Philadelphia Cycling Classic, among them eight American teams.
It’s the final UCIWWT event in North America, and for many of these American teams, it’s a rare chance to compete against the world’s best. See the full list of participating teams here.
The 2016 Philadelphia Cycling Classic race action starts with the men’s race at 8:00 a.m. EDT, a race which is part of the UCI America Tour.
The men will ride the 19.8-kilometer (12.3-mile) lap nine times, totalling their race at 178.2 kilometers (110.7 miles).
The Women’s WorldTour race will follow later that day on the same 19.8-kilometer lap, which they will take on six times, for 118km (73 miles).
The start of the women’s race will be at 12:30 p.m. EDT (6:30 p.m. CET or 2:30 a.m. AEST on June 6) with the finish expected between 3:27 and 3:42 p.m. EDT.