This race is Round 1 of the 2013 R&A Cycles New York City Cycling Series. This 5 race series will take place in Brooklyn's Prospect Park and will have races for Masters Men, Women and Category 5 riders. This will be the first-ever women's only series in Prospect Park and they will have their own race. In addition there will be KOM/QOM and Sprint Competitions for both the Masters Men and Women. The dates of the 5 race series will be May 4, June 8, July 13, July 20 and August 17.