The Southern Games 2011 gets into gear this evening from 7 p.m., with the Marabella Road Race.

The race starts and finishes outside of Awardy Hardware at the Southern Main Road in Marabella. Trinidad and Tobago's road race team of Adam Alexander, Varun Maharajh, Rudy Ashton, Colin Wilson, Gevan Samuel and Joshua Alexander will compete in the event.

The event will be contested in eight categories: International, Categories 1,2 & 3, Categories 4&5, Ladies, Tinymites, Juveniles, Juniors and Masters (40+, 50+ and 60+). The registration fee for cyclists is $20.

The cycling will move to the track on Saturday and Sunday, along with the athletics action at Guaracara Park from 2 p.m. each day.

Sponsors for the Games include Super Industrial Services (road race), Awardy Hardware, Cudjoe Construction and Industrial Services, Sookhoo's Shopping Mart, Maruni Enterprises, PL Singh Car Rentals and Indosaf Equipment and Supplies.

T&T Cycling team:

Road Race - Adam Alexander, Varun Maharaj, Rudy Ashton, Colin Wilson, Gevan Samuel and Joshua Alexander

Track – Haseem Mc Lean, Joshua Alexander, Adam Alexander, Thireef Smart, Elisha Greene, Varun Maharaj

Technical team – Desmond Dickie (coach), Lloyd John (track coach), Robert Farrell (road coach), David Baird (manager), Rory Doughty (mechanic).