Kristen Arnold RDN, LD, MS

Bicycle Racing

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I have been racing bicycles since 2012. I have raced mountain, cyclocross, and road disciplines. Previous to my cycling career I had no prior experience in competitive sports.

Gear Patrol Magazine

Inside the World of Elite Women's Cycling:
feat. Velo Classic p/b Stan's NoTubes and interviews with Kristen, BrittLee, Jaime, and Jen

article and photos by Matt Ankeny



The Rising Star: “I think my biggest motivation is just to be a part of a really powerful team,” Kristen said.




Team: Velo Classic p/b Stan’s NoTubes Women's Racing Team

Category: Cat 1

Primary Discipline: Road

Skills: All-rounder


 Tour of America's Dairyland

Tour of America's Dairyland

  • team Winner Amateur Leader's Jersey, Tour of America's Dairyland, WI
  • team 2nd, Sprint Omnium Competition, Tour of America's Dairyland, WI
  • team 6xtop10s, Tour of America's Dairyland, WI
  • 18th, Schlitz Park, Tour of America's Dairyland, WI
  • 3rd, Ortho One/Mt. Carmel Tour of Franklinton, OH


 PRT Charlotte Criterium, 14th, Photo: Tim Willis

PRT Charlotte Criterium, 14th, Photo: Tim Willis


  • 7th GC, Green Mountain Stage Race, VT
  • 7th Road Race, Green Mountain Stage Race, VT
  • 4th overall, Intelligentsia Cup powered by SRAM, Chicago IL
  • 4th, Intelligentsia Cup, Beverly Hills Cycling Classic, Chicago IL
  • 5th, Intelligentsia Cup, Tour of Glen Ellyn, Chicago IL
  • 12th, Intelligentsia Cup, Willow Springs Road Race, Chicago IL
  • 11th, Intelligentsia Cup, West Dundee, Chicago IL
  • 14th, Intelligentsia Cup, South Chicago, Chicago IL
  • 7th, Intelligentsia Cup, Elmhurst, Chicago IL
  • 10th, Intelligentsia Cup, Chicago (Fulton St), Chicago IL [PRT]
  • 20th, Tour of America's Dairyland, East Troy, WI
  • 18th, Tour of America's Dairyland, Grafton, WI
  • 17th, Tour of America's Dairyland, Waukesha, WI
  • 19th, Tour of America's Dairyland, Schlitz Park, WI
  • 29th, Grand Prix de Cycliste Gatineau, Gatineau Canada [UCI1.1]
  • 42nd, Winston Salem Cycling Classic Criterium, Winston Salem NC [UCI1.2]
  • 43rd, USA Professional Road Race National Championships, Winston Salem NC [PRT]
  • 12th, USA Collegiate Criterium National Championships D1, Burnsville NC (with The Ohio State University Cycling)
  • 13th, USA Collegiate Road Race National Championships D1, Asheville NC (with The Ohio State University Cycling)
  • 17th, USA Collegiate Individual Time Trial Nationals D1, Asheville NC
  • 14th overall, USA Crits Speedweek
  • 14th, PRT Charlotte Criterium, Charlotte NC [PRT]
  • 16th, Belmont Criterium, Belmont NC
  • 52nd, Stage 5 Redlands Bicycling Classic, Redlands CA
  • 64th, GC Redlands Bicycling Classic, Redlands CA
  • 2nd, Ohio State Criterium Championships, Columbus Ohio
  • 2nd, Ohio State Road Race Championships, Athens Ohio
  • 2nd, Lindsey Wilson College Road Race, Columbia Kentucky
  • 2nd, OSRS: Lynchburg Road Race, Lynchburg Ohio


  • Women's USA Pro Challenge, Amy D. Foundation Composite Team, Colorado, 41st GC, 6th Best Young Rider, 4th best Team Classification
  • Cascade Cycling Classic, P12, Bend, Oregon, 35th in GC
  • Women's Midwest Road Race Championships, Cat 12, Zanesfield, Ohio, 2nd
  • Maderia Criterium, Cat 123, Maderia, Ohio, 2nd
  • Hyde Park Blast, Cat 123 (USA Crits), Cincinnati, Ohio, 3rd
  • Tour De Grandview, Cat 123, Columbus, Ohio 3rd
  • Sylvania Cycling Classic, Cat 123, Sylvania, Ohio, 3rd
  • Tour of Franklinton, Cat123,  Columbus Ohio, 1st
  • Tour de Xenia, Cat123, Xenia Ohio, 1st
  • Queen City Wheels Ohio Spring Race Series (OSRS) #9 -Germantown, Cat123, Germantown Ohio, 1st
  • OSRS #8 Road Race, Cat123, Germantown Ohio, 1st
  • OSRS #5 Spring Valley Road Race, Cat123, Spring Valley Ohio, 2nd
  • OSRS #3-Zanesfield-p/b Team SixOneFour, Cat123, Zanesfield Ohio, 1st


  • Barry Roubaix Gravel Race, elite women 60 mile, Barry County Michigan, 6th
  • Cohutta 100 miler, women open, Cherokee National Forest Tennessee, 10th
  • Cap City Cross finale @ Infirmary Mound, Cat123, Johnstown Ohio, 1st
  • Cap City Cross #4 Smith Farms p/b Team Jeni's, Cat123, Columbus Ohio, 2nd
  • Cap City Cross #1 - Columbus Grand Prix Cyclocross, Cat123, Columbus Ohio, 3rd
  • Deer Creek Road Race, Cat123, Mt. Sterling Ohio, 3rd
  • OSRS #2 - Lake Hope, Cat123, Athens Ohio, 1st


  • Tour Divide, 23 days.
  • Purdue University Road Race, A's, 10th
  • MSU Get Tough Road Race Individual Time Trial, A's, 10th

2015 Tour of Franklinton, 1st, Cat 1/2/3, Photo: Suzanne Tkach 

 2015 Cascade Classic Criterium, Photo: Tim Schallberger

2015 Cascade Classic Criterium, Photo: Tim Schallberger