HILLinois: A Bike Race

2016 Thank you!

We had another fantastic year, and we are incredibly grateful to all the volunteers, officials, sponsors and residents of Elizabeth who helped make it happen, and of course we are grateful for all the racers who came to participate. We hope you had as much fun as we did.

The latest results are online, and look for results to be uploaded to USA Cycling soon.

If you joined us and would like to help us continue to improve, please take a moment to complete this survey and tell us about your experience.

xXx Racing-Athletico is excited to announce that new for 2016, the Tour of Galena is shifting venues to nearby Elizabeth, IL and assuming a new identity as HILLinois


Multi-day Omnium featuring an Individual Time Trial, a Circuit Race and a Road Race.


Saturday, June 11 (TT and Circuit Race) & Sunday, June 12 (Road Race)

Course Description

The race will continue to feature the challenging, rolling terrain of northwest Illinois, and to feature the best true road racing in the state. The action starts Saturday morning with an 8-mile out-and-back TT on Apple River Road and continues in the afternoon with a spectator-friendly Circuit Race on a 3-mile loop near the Eagle Ridge Resort and Spa. The weekend culminates on Sunday with the road race, featuring an 18-mile looped course that offers races of up to 72 miles for the P/1/2s.


Eagle Ridge Resort and Spa will continue to provide discounted accommodations for our riders.

Midwest Flyover Omnium Series

HILLinois is proud to be the fifth stop on the Flyover tour. See the Flyover website for series details.

Held under USA Cycling event permit 2016-335.

Presented By

Omnium Sponsor

Nutrition Sponsor

Host Accomodations

Official Race Photographer

Illinois Cycling Association

USAC Race Clean