PRIOR TO RACING, PLEASE REVIEW THE 2016 CRCA CLUB SERIES RACE GUIDE.

CRCA Donor, Season Pass, and Racing memberships provide access to the entire CRCA Club Racing calendar.

For information on joining CRCA visit: Become a Member.

  • RED = Open Races: Available to non-CRCA members + CRCA members, all levels. Register via BikeReg.  Absolutely no day of registration.  
  • GREEN = Women’s Development Series. Available non-CRCA members and Associate CRCA Members via advance registration on Bikereg ($35).  Season Pass and Racing Members may register day of as per regular Club race.  Season Pass = $0 (included in Season Pass.)  Racing Members = $5. Upgrade points are awarded for these races.

See general CRCA Club Race Info and detailed information on field structure and CRCA competitions below the calendar. Club Race field eligibility in accordance with USAC Cycling Rules including 1K2:

  • A: Men and Women Cat 1, 2, 3
  • B: Men Cat 4 and Women Cat 3,4
  • C: Men Cat 5, Men 50+ Cat 1-5 and Women Cat 4
  • M40+: Men 40+ (Cat 1-4), Women 30+ (Cat 1-2), Women 20+ (Cat 3-4)

2016 Race Schedule

Date Race Start Finish Fields (laps)
March 5 Club Race 1 6:30 AM Cat’s Paw Hill W (6.0)
A (7.0)
B (6.0)
C (5.0)
W3/4 (5.0)
March 12 Grant’s Tomb Criterium 

(BikeReg)

8:00 AM See event. Clinic
Juniors
M5
W4
M4/5
W3/4
M4
M40+/W30+
M3/4
W2/3
M2/3
W123
M123
March 26 Club Race 2 6:45 AM Cat’s Paw Hill W (5.0)
A (6.0)
B (5.0)
C (4.0)
W4 (4.0)
April 9 Club Race 3 – POINTS 6:20 AM Cat’s Paw Hill W (5.0)
A (6.0)
B (5.0)
M40+ (5.0) [scratch]
C (5.0) [scratch]
April 16 Club Race 4 6:10 AM West 97th Street W (5.5)
A (6.5)
B (5.5)
C (4.5)
W3/4 (4.5)
April 23 Club Race 5 – CLINIC

(BikeReg)

6:00 AM Engineer’s Gate W (6.2)
A (7.2)
B (6.2)
Race Clinic – (2.2)
May 8 Bear Mountain Classic

(BikeReg)

7:30 AM See event. TBA.
May 15 Lucarelli & Castaldi Orchard Beach Criterium

(BikeReg)

7:00 AM See event. TBA.
May 21 Club Race 6 – POINTS 5:35 AM Tavern on the Green W (6.7)
A (8.7)
B (7.7)
C (6.7) [scratch]
W3/4 (5.7) [scratch]
May 29 Club Race 7 5:45 AM Met Museum W (6.1)
A (8.1)
B (7.1)
M40+ (7.1)
C (6.1)
June 4 Dave Jordan CPC 5:30 AM Cat’s Paw Hill W123 (7.0)
M12 (9.0)
M3 (8.0)
M4 (7.0)
W4 (5.0)
June 19 Club Race 8 5:40 AM Cat’s Paw Hill W (6.0)
A (8.0)
B (7.0)
C (6.0)
W3/4 (5.0)
June 25 Hincapie Classic in Memory of Lou Maltese 5:30 AM Tavern on the Green WP1234 (6.7)
MP12 (8.7)
M3 (7.7)
M4 (6.7)
M5 & J15-18 (4.7)
J9-14 (1.0)
July 17 Hincapie Grand Prix in Honor of Fred Mengoni 5:30 AM Engineer’s Gate W (7.2)
M12 (9.2)
M3 (8.2)
M4 (7.2)
M5 (5.2)
August 6 Club Race 9 – POWER POINTS 5:50 AM West 97th Street W (6.5)
A (7.5)
B (6.5)
C (5.5) [scratch]
W3/4 (5.5) [scratch]
August 13 Club Race 10 6:00 AM Tavern on the Green W (6.7)
A (7.7)
B (6.7)
C (5.7)
M40+ (5.7)
August 20 Club Race 11 6:10 AM Cat’s Paw Hill W (5.0)
A (6.0)
B (5.0)
C (5.0)
W4 (5.0)
August 27 Silver Mine Time Trial – CRCA Club Time Trial Championship

(BikeReg)

8:00 AM See Event See event details on BikeReg
August 28 Club Race 12 6:15 AM Cat’s Paw Hill W (5)
A (6)
B (5)
C (4)
W4 (4)
November 13 Lucarelli & Castaldi CRCA Turkey Race

(BikeReg)

7:30am Cat’s Paw Hill W (4)
M123 (7)
M4 (5)
M40+ (6)

 

ABOUT CLUB RACES

Club races are meant to be a LOW COST and high quality race experience. 

  • Registration opens 1 hour prior to scheduled race start and closes 10 minutes prior to race start.
  • Season Pass Members race Club Races for FREE but must still sign in for each race at Registration.
  • Non-Season Pass Members pay $5 per Club Race.
  • For Club Races, NUMBERS RIGHT AND BACK.
  • For Club Races, all racers must wear either the CRCA Club Jersey or their approved CRCA Subteam Jersey that featuring the CRCA logo.
  • For full details please review the Club Race Technical Guide: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_u2jNj6hyuURGJRaFJkNjlJeEk/view.
  • Results will be provided for the Club Race fields, but will only go ten deep and are not uploaded to USAC.
  • Reflecting the $5 cost to participate in club races, prize pools are modest. The savings from limited results and prize pools are key to minimizing the cost of CRCA races.

SCHEDULING

We have spent significant time planning this schedule.  Dates are driven by park availability and a desire by us to minimize conflicts with others races in the area.  We will do everything we can to stick to this schedule because we know you choose your marshal dates in part based on this race schedule.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION RE CRCA CLUB RACES

Club Race Subteam field limits:

  • A field: 7 Cat 1-2 racers, 10 racers total
  • W field: 9 racers
  • B field: 9 racers
  • Masters field: 7 racers

Club Race Prize Pools:

  • A & W fields: $20, $15, $10
  • B field: $15, $10, $5

Club Race Formats and Scoring: Scratch Races

  • Various finishes, first to the line wins.
  • Scored 10 riders deep

Club Race Formats and Scoring: Points Races

  • Points awarded at the finish line on every lap
    • First: 6
    • Second: 4
    • Third: 2
  • Points awarded on the final lap
    • First: 9
    • Second: 6
    • Third: 4
    • Fourth: 2
    • Fifth: 1
  • Tie break is based on placement in the final sprint

CRCA Club Race Formats and Scoring: Power Points Races

  • Points awarded where specified on every lap except the first and finish line on every lap
    • First: 6
    • Second: 4
    • Third: 2
  • Points awarded at the finish on the final lap
    • First: 9
    • Second: 6
    • Third: 4
    • Fourth: 2
    • Fifth: 1
  • Tie break is based on placement in the final sprint