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Misogynistic and demeaning PA announcements cast a shadow on Iowa City cyclo-cross festival

The big news out of last week’s Jingle Cross Cyclo-Cross festival — an Iowa City event that has featured Telenet UCI Cyclo-Cross World Cup races for the past three years in a row — should have been that Iowa City is the only three-time host of World Cup races in all of North America. Instead, that was overshadowed by insulting, sexist remarks made by the World Cup race announcers. […]

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Iowa City will again host two international cyclo-cross events, plus a dog race and ‘wine walk’

The Telenet UCI Cyclo-Cross World Cup and Jingle Cross Cyclo-Cross Festival return to the Johnson County this weekend, for three days of everything from champion-level cycle racing to a leisurely stroll for wine lovers. […]

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Jingle Cross, World Cup events kick off today in Iowa City

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Cyclists will soon be racing up and down Mount Krumpit on the Johnson County Fairgrounds as a series of cylco-cross events, including the Telenet UCI Cyclo-Cross World Cup, kick off Thursday evening. The world cup event is putting Iowa City on the map. It is one of only two American cities to host a world […]

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Back for another round: Northside Oktoberfest returns this Saturday

Northside Oktoberfest and Sodafest Iowa City Northside — Saturday, Sept. 24 The 21st annual Northside Oktoberfest will be taking over Iowa City’s Northside Marketplace from noon to 3 p.m. this Saturday for a day of boozy revelry that includes craft beer from over 50 breweries, food, games and Hawkeye football. The festivities benefit local nonprofits, […]

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