The Evanston Northwestern Healthcare Grand Prix of Cycling is underway today in downtown Evanston.

Sherman-Grove
Rounding the turn at Sherman Avenue and Grove Street.

The men’s 30-and-over race for amateur cyclists was underway just before noon when these photos were taken.


Turning north onto Orrington Avenue from Davis Street.

Racing continues through the afternoon — with women’s and men’s professional races starting at 4 p.m.

Dozens of downtown restaurants are offering sidewalk dining with a view of the race course.

Related link

Official race website

Bill Smith is the editor and publisher of Evanston Now.

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