TULSA, Okla. - Performance enhancing drugs not welcome at Tulsa Tough.
That's the message race organizers are sending to cyclists.
For the first time in its 8-year history, Tulsa Tough has the funding to bring drug testing to this year's races.
Tulsa Tough executive director Malcolm McCollam tells KRMG that the US Anti-Doping Agency will be on site all weekend.
McCollam says, "It's a strong signal that Tulsa Tough supports clean racing."
The USADA has made random appearances at Tulsa Tough in the past.
This year, all winners will be tested. McCollam says, "It's good for the sport. It's good for us (Tulsa Tough). It's a no-lose situation. Everybody benefits."
Tulsa Tough takes place June 7th, 8th and 9th.
Racing takes place Friday in the Blue Dome District, Saturday in the Brady District and Sunday in the RiverParks area.
The Saint Francis Tulsa Tough is a three day cycling festival designed to promote fitness and healthy lifestyles while showcasing the city of Tulsa.
Tulsa Tough offers events and spectating opportunities for everyone with professional and amateur races, recreational and tour rides, live music and vendors.