16th Annual Sterling Classic Road Race

Saturday, May 8th, 2010 in beautiful Sterling, MA

In cooperation with the Town of Sterling, the race is held under a USA Cycling race permit with all rules applying.

Register online at BikeReg.com or by mail. Online registration closes May 7th, 2010, 5 pm; and does not include BikeReg fees. Add $5 for race day registration. All entry fees include applicable insurance surcharges of $3.

No refunds. 1-Day licenses will be available for Cat 5 Men and Cat 4 Women. This event is part of the New England Cycling Made Real Women’s 3/4 Race Series.

Registration opens at 7 AM and closes 30 minutes before each start. By mail, send a 2010 USA Cycling Standard Release Form and a check payable to “Minuteman Road Club”, c/o Bill Turner, 191 West St., Northborough, MA 01532.

Junior roll-outs take place immediately following each race finish on Olde Parish Lane (first right after the Finish Line). Please do not cross the finish line in reverse. Follow Meetinghouse Hill Rd (second right after Finish Line) back to Rt 12. Follow Rt 12 back to Boutelle Rd. Results will be posted at the school.

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*Plus BikeReg fees and $5 day of fee. y.o. = years old

COURSE DETAILS

Neutral start from Boutelle Rd to Rt 12 to start/finish on Meetinghouse Hill Rd (which becomes Rowley Hill Rd, right on Heywood Rd, right on N. Row Rd, right on Rt 12, back to Start/Finish.

40 Boutelle Rd, Sterling, MA 01564
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IMPORTANT PARKING INFO

There should be no parking downtown to competitors or spectators. No one should be parking at the Town Library. You may be towed. The library is open on race day. Parking for spectators is available in the dirt area at 62/12 and also in the breakdown lane on 62, but not near the Post Office or business.

REGISTRATION AND START

Registration and roll-off will be at the Chocksett Middle School, 40 Boutelle Rd Sterling, MA. There will be a 2 mile neutral start to the start/finish line on Meetinghouse Hill Rd. (same as prior years.)

FIELD LIMITS

100 maximum, 20 minimum; except for Men 5 and Women 4 to 50 max. Promoter reserves the right to combine or cancel any fields that do not meet minimum number.

COURSE

Approximately 8 mile rolling loop with a hill top finish.

TIMING

Pioneer Event Promotions

RACE SUPPORT

SRAM Neutral Support

COMMUNICATIONS

Central Massachusetts Public Safety Association, Inc.

LODGING

Chocksett Inn at (978) 422-3355

Sterling Inn at (978) 422-6592

 

LOCAL BUSINESS

Please patronize the local businesses in downtown Sterling. Please respect their parking for customers.

QUESTIONS

sterling@minutemanroadclub.com

Download the official flyer here.

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