31st Annual RBC Century
Start: Sunday, August 25, 2013 @ 6:30 AM (EDT)
Reston , VA 20190
Registration Closing Date
Saturday, August 17, 2013 @ 9:00 PM (EDT)
Riders can select from routes of approximately 33, 66, and 105 miles. The challenging Century, and Metric routes follow beautiful rolling rural roads through scenic historical towns such as Hamilton, Purcellville, Round Hill, Waterford, and Taylorstown. The Half-Metric is relatively flat. The rides are fully supported with rest stops and food, bike mechanics, and SAG vehicles.
The Reston Century benefits various non-profit organizations.
Approximate ride distances are:
--Century: 105 miles
--Metric Century: 66 miles
--Half Metric Century: 33 miles
The challenging Century and Metric Century routes follow beautiful rolling rural roads through scenic, historic towns such as Leesburg, Hamilton, Purcellville, Round Hill, Hillsboro, Lovettsville and Waterford.
The Half-Metric Century is relatively flat.
Rides are self-paced and self-directed via cue sheets and route signage. Rest stops with abundant food/drink, first aid and mechanical support are provided every 15-20 miles. All routes are covered by radio-dispatched SAG support.
Free parking for 1500+ is available at the Reston Town Center garages. Note the height limits for roof racks!
Helmets must be worn by all riders. Riders are expected to have a well equipped bicycle in good working condition, and should be able to perform their own minor repairs. Repair support will be available. Bring adequate clothing, water bottles, spare tubes or patches, a pump and extra money.
Start and Finish:
The ride start and finish is at the Reston Town Center.
All Century riders must start by 9:00 am. All other riders must start by 10:00 am.
Rides must be completed by 5pm.
Registration and Packet Information:
Pre-registrations completed by August 18th will be mailed an identification wrist band and ride information. Pre-registered riders will not need to check in at ride start and will pick up their T-shirt following the ride (size as ordered).
On site registrations will receive a T-shirt (size as available).
T-shirts will not be mailed to no-shows, but you may authorize someone to pick up your shirt on ride day.
Route maps and cue sheets are distributed at ride start.
Who Can Ride?
The Century is open to all riders. Children in trailers ride free, but must have a signed waiver. Parents or legal guardians must accompany children under 15 years, and for children under 18 years, sign the Release and Waiver on the registration form.
--Advanced registration (until Aug 18th): $40 Identification wrist band will be mailed to you.
--On-site registration (Aug 26) $60 cash or check only.
RBC will host the post-tour festival from 1pm till 5pm, with food service until 4:30 PM and music at the Reston Town Center Pavilion. It is free of charge to participating cyclists! You may have your friends and family join you for $15.00 each. Be sure to check the RBC for special disount coupons.