FAYETTEVILLE, ARKANSAS - 2015 will be the 38th anniversary for the amateur races; 12th anniversary for the NRC races and 1st year to be on the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) America Tour calendar.
The Joe Martin Stage Race presented by Nature Valley is part of both the National Race Calendar (NRC) which is the pro and elite amateur cycling tour of USA Cycling and the UCI America Tour. USA Cycling is the national governing body of cycling operating under the United States Olympic Committee. The Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) is the world governing body for the sport of cycling recognized by the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
Over 700 athletes from 20 countries and all 50 states will be attending the race.
More than $50,000 in cash and over $10,000 in merchandise will be given away over the four-day, four event Pro/Elite category and two-day, three-stage amateur category races.