Thirty racers from as far away as Scotland have pre-registered for the four-day, five-race event scheduled in Cedartown and Rome from April 28 to May 1.
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Organizer Ann Hortman at the Greater Rome Convention and Visitors Bureau said the competitors range from age 17 to 72.
Michigan resident Adam Rose, 17, is a cancer survivor. He was diagnosed with leukemia at 4 and was paralyzed as a result of a rare neurotoxic reaction to chemotherapy.
At the opposite end of the age spectrum is Joe Dowling, a third-generation wheelchair athlete from Connecticut who turns 72 next week. Dowling last raced in Rome in 2009 and is known for his sense of humor and cartoon character cycling outfits.
A first-ever team relay race in Cedartown will kick off the series April 28, followed by four races from April 29 through May 1 in Rome.