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USCX Series Heads to Baltimore, MD for Round 3

By: Marilyn Cullinane  September 30, 2022

Charm City CX Livestream and Course Features

After a successful Rochester Cyclocross event last weekend, the USCX continues on to Charm City CX in Baltimore, Maryland. Rochester Cyclocross created the slippery slopes and some of the most technical racing we have seen in the series this year.

The battles continue going into Charm City with both the Elite Women and Men, with Belgium’s Vincent Baestaens taking the top steps the whole weekend and Annemarie Worst winning both races respectively at Rochester Cyclocross, Series Round 2. Will they repeat for week 3? Thousands will be able to watch the race first-hand in Historic Druid Park in Baltimore City, Maryland – and millions all over the world can watch the Elite racing action live on GCN+ (, Eurosport+ and Discovery+.

The Charm City CX event is 18 years strong, led by Event Owner Kris Auer of Baltimore, MD. The weekends elite races consist of UCI C1 Men’s and Women’s Races on Saturday Oct 1st and continuing into Sunday with UCI C2 races for both Men and Women. Past Winners of Charm City CX Include: Helen Wyman, Stephen Hyde, Johnathan Page and current cyclocross star, Clara Honsinger. “Charm City CX is stoked to be a part of the USCX for the second year. This is our opportunity to truly professionalize cyclocross in the US. Hosting the USCX UCI C1 Series is the path we need to be on.” Kris Auer, Event Director of Charm City CX.

Charm City CX is known in the US for creating a course that is the most unique to cyclocross racers with multiple flyover sections built into the course. Jay Lazar partners with Auer as lead course designer, over weeks of preparation builds the CX cove inside the downtown city park. Not being able to change or alter the landscape, Auer and Lazar have to be creative and build these structures that add excitement and difficulty to the course without damaging the public land. Some of the most difficult elements on the course include a 22-step staircase and a “two-way, up and over- flyover” This two-way flyover section is set up to traffic racers in both directions. It will be massive and be super cool to watch onsite or on the stream.

Charm City CX GCN+ Live Stream Schedule Saturday C1/Sunday C2

Race Duration: Women 50 min // Race Duration Men 60 min

  • Women's Elite UCI C1 - start 2:30 EST
  • Men's Elite UCI C1 - start 3:45 EST
  • Women's Elite UCI C2 - start 2:30 EST
  • Men's Elite UCI C2 - start 3:45 EST

The USCX Series has a $15,000 overall prize purse split between the Men’s and Women’s Elite fields. Prize money coupled with international points and start positioning guarantee these races will be exciting showcases for riders’ skill, talent and determination!

The livestreaming of the Elite UCI events on GCN+, Eurosport+ and Discovery+ was secured by series co-founder John Meehan of JingleCross. “Showcasing these events on a worldwide streaming platform is crucial for our racing audience and the growth of the sport,” says Meehan. Series co-founder and Rochester CX Executive Director Scott Page echoed Meehan adding “We’re excited about the start of our second year. With four fantastic events, the live streaming of the Elite races furthers the reach of this amazing sport,” says Page. “By giving these incredible athletes the platform to compete, the USCX series ties it all together and brings it to a worldwide audience.”

Attendees at all events can enjoy food trucks, beer gardens, music, professional announcers, and other activities. Complete details for the weekend can be found at

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