Jump for joy! Cross is coming!
It’s August, yet careful observers will notice the signs of cyclocross season’s approach.
The pungent aroma of tire glue lingers in the garage.
The salty taste of interval training bites the tongue.
The clickity-clack of keyboards echo from race promoters’ laptops. They’ve set the schedules.
It’s in your hands, now. Negotiate the weekends, do the calendar dance, and get ready to pin on your numbers and throw down.
We have two major series in the DMV area, Super8CX and Sportif ‘Cross Cup.
September 24th sees the birth of Out of Bounds Cross, a new race in Baltimore County that incorporates a new race day concept, focusing on Junior and Beginner racers.
And on October 1st a new race is coming onto the scene as part of the Crossland Festival, a bike festival on the grounds of the Merriweather Post Pavillion in Columbia, MD.
Super 8 returns with Sunday racing and a revised daily schedule.
DCCX is a full-weekend UCI C2 event in 2016.
||Hyattsville CX||Hyattsville, Md.|
||Schooley Mill||Highland, Md.|
|October 22 and 23||DCCX||Washington DC|
|October 30||Tacchino CX||Rosaryville, Md.|
|November 6||Ed Sander Memorial CX||Buckeytown, Md.|
|November 13||Rockburn CX||Elkridge, Md.|
|November 20||Apple Cross (Day 2)||Winchester, Va.|
|December 4||Capital Cross Classic||Reston, Va.|
Sportif returns with eight races that bookend the three-month DMV cyclocross season with the first (September 11th) and final (December 11th) dates on the calendar.
|Hub Labels Cyclocross Challenge||Hagerstown , Md.|
|Biketoberfest CX||West Friendship, Md.|
|South Germantown CX||Germantown , Md.|
|Apple Cross (Day 1)||Winchester, Va.|
|MABRA CX Championships||Taneytown, Va.|