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2017 – 10 years!!

Come on out for the 10th Annual Culpeper Cycling Century (CCC) on Saturday, October 7th!

 

2017 is the 10th year of this event – to celebrate we have BRAND NEW routes.

Registration is now open
Only 500 participants will be accepted.
The CCC is a small intimate ride – with a maximum of 500 participants – that boasts great scenic beauty and paved road riding in Culpeper County during the most colorful season – Fall! The routes take cyclist through Culpeper, Rappahannock, and Fauquier Counties, providing beautiful views of scenic back roads and rolling farms. You may even catch sight of a few buffalo on your travels.

Cyclist will enjoy rest stops approximately every 20miles with friendly and knowledgeable volunteers, a selection of snacks and water/Gatorade.  The 60/100 mile cyclist have the option of a box lunch at the finish line.

Be sure to bring the family! While you’re out enjoying the countryside, there’s plenty for them to do in Culpeper.  Visit the wonderful and unique shops on Davis Street in Downtown Culpeper or enjoy touring some of the local farms as part of the Farm Tour event also taking place this weekend.
Road bikes, hybrids or mountain bikes are suitable for this event.

The 30 mile route has some hills but has been chosen with the less experienced cyclists in mind.  (Ages 11yrs & up – Ages 11-17 must be accompanied by an adult at all times while riding.)

The 60 mile course offers a few more rolling hills, and a couple of technical climbs for interest.  (Ages 16 & up, Ages 16-17 must be accompanied by an adult at all times while riding.)

The 102 mile course provides amazing views with a challenge, approximately 5600ft. of total assent. (Ages 16 & up, Ages 16-17 must be accompanied by an adult at all times while riding.)

All proceeds from this ride will be donated to the Culpeper Recreation Foundation, Inc., a 501(c)3 non-profit, as they strive to achieve their mission of promoting recreation in Culpeper County. Your registration fee will go towards the construction of a new inclusive playgrounds at the Culpeper Sports Complex.

Weather Update – 10/1/16 3:45am

Morning,

 

We’re going to have a bit of a damp start, but the day will dry out around lunch.

CULPEPER, VIRGINIA: Good morning! Light rain showers will continue through the morning hours, becoming lighter with time. Dry weather should settle in by 11am. Total rainfall through this morning will total about a quarter inch, with most falling before daybreak. Chance of rain through 7am: 80% 7-9am: 50% 9am-11am: 40%. Then just a 10% chance during the afternoon. Have a great day! WeatherSentry® Online

 

Good news is no forecasted thunderstorms for today!!

We hope to still see you this morning, but if you choose not to ride, we understand.

 

If you pre-registered, and are local you can pick up your t-shirt after 9am.  If you pre-registered and are not local, email us at Parks@CulpeperCounty.gov by Wednesday, 10/5/16 to make arrangements to pick up / have your shirt mailed.

Weather Update – 9/30/16 7:00pm

Greetings Everyone.

 

Well we’re a bit soggy but all the rest stop supplies are staged and waiting for the volunteers to show up tomorrow.

According to our weather subscription there is only a 20% chance of rain after 8am tomorrow.

 

The Culpeper Cycling Century will still be hosted.  Remember – New Location – Culpeper Baptist Church (318 S. West Street) .

 

Check in and Day of Registration will open at 6:30am.  Day of registration, please remember Check or Exact Change Cash only.

 

If you already registered and you choose not to ride, you can still stop by the Culpeper Baptist Church (318 S. West Street) after 9:00am to pick up your t-shirt and lunch coupon (if included).

 

We’ll see you in the morning!

 

CULPEPER COUTY, VA. Scattered showers and thunderstorms will move into the area by 5-6pm this afternoon/evening and then remain possible through the night. The chance of showers and storms will end by early Saturday afternoon. Today chances of rain will increase to 60-70 percent by 6pm, decrease to 30-40 percent by 3-4am Saturday and then 20 percent from 8am-2pm Saturday. Rainfall amounts of .35-.75″ will be possible.   WeatherSentry® Online