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Some Little 500 events cancelled, but races will only be cancelled as a last resort

2019 Men’s Little 500 (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/Blueline/The Bloomingtonian)

The IU foundation, and IUSF management have cancelled all Little 500 bicycle race events through April 5th due to “the rapidly changing COVID-19 situation” according to a Facebook post, Thursday.

The statement lists cancellations for all practices from Thursday, through April 5th, Individual Time Trials scheduled April 1st, Miss N Out scheduled April 4th, and Team Pursuit scheduled April 11th.  Qualifications are rescheduled for April 11th from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The statement says they will continue to monitor the situation, and as a last resort, the races will be cancelled by April 13th.

The women’s and men’s Little 500 bicycle races are scheduled for April 24th, and 25th, respectively.

With respect to IU’s recent announcement regarding the rapidly changing COVID-19 situation, IU Foundation and IUSF…

Posted by Little 500 Information Page on Thursday, March 12, 2020

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