$250,000 purse will be handed out to the top riders in the seven-race series
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Following a successful inaugural year, Life Time furthers commitment to grow cycling fandom in the U.S. with a second season and a $250,000 purse.
CHANHASSEN, Minn., (Nov. 17, 2022) — Following the successful finale of the 2022 Grand Prix race series at Big Sugar Gravel presented by Mazda in Bentonville, Ark., Life Time (NYSE: LTH), the nation’s premier healthy lifestyle brand and event producer, announces details for the 2023 Life Time Grand Prix presented by Mazda.
For 2023, the series will expand to seven races – the last being a ‘Wild Card’ event that will be announced on January 11. With this change, athletes will have the option to drop up to two events versus just one last year. Additionally, field sizes will expand to 35 female and 35 male riders, and entry fees will be covered by Life Time. Additionally, doping controls will also be expanded to include more races and athletes. A total prize purse of $250,000 will be allocated to the top 10 female and male riders upon the conclusion of the Series.
“Over the last year, we’ve seen phenomenal progress in accomplishing our objectives to bring more fans to the sport of cycling domestically and advance positive change in the landscape of professional and recreational cycling in the U.S.,” said Kimo Seymour, President of Events and Media at Life Time. “Building on last year’s solid momentum and the extremely positive sentiment we heard from athletes and brand partners, we’re very excited to host this season’s group of athletes representing diverse backgrounds. We can’t wait to see how the 2023 season will play out.”