a race that is performed on paved roads: State Street will be closed from noon to 5 p.m. for the running of the Governor’s Cup road race.Last year’s champion driver appears to have lost this year’s Bordeaux-Paris road race.
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How to use road race in a sentence
For anyone feeling guilty from eating all that salmon, you can sign up for the AK Salmon Runs road race on the second day.
To-day Jack was to ride in the road race, and imbued with solemn importance Gardner, senior, robed himself for the occasion.The White Shield | Myrtle Reed
It was the day of the great road race, under the auspices of the Associated Cycling Clubs.The White Shield | Myrtle Reed
Why, I declare if it isn't Fred Fenton himself; and he's been practicing for the road race to-morrow!Fred Fenton on the Track | Allen Chapman
If a bicycle field day cannot be gotten up this fall, there is no reason why there should not be an interscholastic road race.Harper's Round Table, July 30, 1895 | Various
But he carried me down to where they were practising for a road race.The Flying Mercury | Eleanor M. Ingram