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Third annual Grand Prix rolls through Villa Park: 7 photos

Published: Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014 1:24 p.m. CDT • Updated: Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014 11:22 a.m. CDT
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Racers in the Masters 30+ category compete in the Grand Prix Bicycle Race on Sunday, Aug. 10 in Villa Park. Steve Bittinger for Shaw Media
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Villa Park residents Jack Weaver, 11, and his mother, Malinda, watch as cyclists race by in the Grand Prix Bicycle Race on Sunday, Aug. 10 in Villa Park. Steve Bittinger for Shaw Media
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Racers in the Masters 30+ category compete in the Grand Prix Bicycle Race on Sunday, Aug. 10 in Villa Park. Steve Bittinger for Shaw Media
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Racers in the Masters 50+ category compete in the Grand Prix Bicycle Race on Sunday, Aug. 10 in Villa Park. Steve Bittinger for Shaw Media
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Jody Dodson of Palatine and her daughter Riley, 10, and son Logan, 5, cheer on their husband/dad in the Masters 30+ category in the Grand Prix Bicycle Race on Sunday, Aug. 10 in Villa Park. Steve Bittinger for Shaw Media
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David Wolff, 6, of Lombard admires his ribbon for participating in the Grand Prix Bicycle Race on Sunday, Aug. 10 in Villa Park. Steve Bittinger for Shaw Media

VILLA PARK – Professional and amateur bicyclists transformed a section of Villa Park into a race track Sunday for the third annual Grand Prix Bicycle Race.

Spectators lined the course, which ran clockwise along Park Boulevard, Princeton Avenue, Washington Street and Harvard Avenue. Food vendors and entertainment were stationed near the start/finish line at Park and Yale Avenue.

The event was sponsored by RDS Cycling Team and Club, a member of the United States Cycling Development Foundation.

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