Commonwealth Classic Tour Of America’s Dairyland Racing In FDL Today

It’s race day in Fond du Lac! The 9th leg of the Tour of America’s Dairyland; the Commonwealth Classic will be held in Downtown Fond du Lac today. Lisa Downey is with the race organization. She says if you’ve never seen professional bicycle racers in action, you’re missing a real thrill.She says it’s more like a festival than a race, although the racing is important. Racers from 30 states and 8 countries will be competing. Racing begins at 10:25 a.m. with the Junior Boys & Girls Division. As for some of the local features the Kids Zone will be located near National Exchange Bank and Trust at 2nd and Main and opens at 3 p.m. The 5th annual Kids Bike Race starts at 5:50 p.m. Performing on stage near Trinity Restaurant tonight will be Alligator Blackbird. They will start between 7 and 7:30 p.m. The 11th and final leg of the Tour of America’s Dairyland is Sunday in Wauwatosa. For more about the Commonwealth Classic click here.

Children’s Museum of Fond du Lac photo from last year’s Kids Race.