A 2.1-mile loop with excellent road surfaces and a short climb at the Gateway Business Park, Columbia, MD. See course map here: bikeroutetoaster.com. Note in the map that the course starts at the green marker and proceeds clockwise (all right turns) toward Robert Fulton Dr, then continues back to start finish at Albert Einstein Drive.
From Interstate 95 between Baltimore and Washington D.C., take Route 175 west (exit number 41 west toward Columbia). Take the exit for Columbia Gateway Dr. Follow this link for Google directions.
Pre-registration is available via BikeReg (no mail-in registration). Online registration will close Thursday, April 6, 2017 at 12:01 a.m. E-Mail for all race inquiries: firstname.lastname@example.org. Or, visit our Website at: www.dcvelo.com. Race day registration opens at 7:00 a.m. and closes 30 minutes before the start of each race.
There is a pre-registration service charge from USACycling in addition to the entry fee. The Juniors Race entry fee is $10.00. The entry fee is $40.00 for all other riders. Entry fee includes insurance, and all district fees. Any additional race is $15.00 (a separate SAR must be submitted for each event entered). There is a late fee of $15.00 for all race day registration. Fees are non-refundable.
Combined category races will race together as one field but scored separately with separate prize lists. All start times are estimates. Minimum of 10 riders per event. All USA Cycling Rules apply. The races will be held in wind, rain, or shine. All events must be finished by 5:00 p.m. Races may be shortened to accommodate this schedule.