The Armed Forces Cycling Classic, presented by The Boeing Company, returns to Arlington, V.A., June 10-11, 2017. Previously known as the Air Force Association Cycling Classic, the Washington, D.C. area’s premier cycling event is now in its 20th year offering professional and amateur races that challenge riders and benefit members of the U.S. armed forces.
The weekend’s family-friendly event begins on Saturday, June 10, with the Clarendon Cup, one of the nation’s premier professional bike race traditions. The action continues Sunday, June 11, first with the Challenge Ride, offering a closed course to cycling enthusiasts of all abilities. The race for the Crystal Cup follows, pitting professional and amateur racers from around the world in a series of exciting criterium races. Free races for children nine and under will be held both days, in addition to the lifestyle and sponsor expo.
The Armed Forces Cycling Classic offers both riders and cycling fans plenty of exciting opportunities to participate. To register for the Armed Forces Cycling Classic Challenge Ride or to obtain information on volunteer opportunities and how to witness the fast-paced action of professional cycling, visit www.cyclingclassic.org.