Bicycling Events for 2018

in Maryland and Surrounding States

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--No events posted for January--
Wednesday
February 13
Maryland Bicycle Symposium Annapolis, MD.
Bike Maryland presents the annual Maryland Bicycle Symposium. Learn from leaders in the bicycling field, bicycling advocates, planners, community leaders and legislative officials on current topics with the goal of increasing bicycle safety, connectivity and accessibility. 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM at the President�s Conference Center in the Thomas V. Mike Miller, Jr. Senate Building, 11 Bladen Street, Annapolis, MD 21401. The event is free and open to the public.
Saturday
March 22
Charles County Sheriff Office's Bike Ride Indian Head, MD.
26 miles on the Indian Head Rail Trail to benefit the United Way of Charles County and the Spring Dell Center. This is a great way to get started shaping up for the summer months! Everyone is welcome to come and ride all of or a portion of the 26 mile, scenic Rail Trail. Check-in from 9 am at the Indian Head Village Green Pavilion; ride starts at 10 am. Registration is $25 for individual, $40 for family of two, $50 for a family of 3, and family of 4 or more is $15 each. Registration fee includes event lunch provided by the Town of Indian Head. Rain date is March 29. Download a registration form.
Sunday
March 19
WABA's Vasa Ride Washington, DC.
16, 31 and 59 miles from the House of Sweden, 2900 K St., NW Washington, DC 20007. Join the Washington Area Bicyclist Association (WABA) and the Embassy of Sweden in celebrating Sweden's famed ski race and festival, Vasaloppet, by bike! After biking through the rolling hills of Montgomery County and D.C., Vasa riders and friends are invited to the House of Sweden to enjoy traditional Swedish blueberry soup.
$20 for WABA members and their guests. WABA membership is $35 for 1 year or $60 for 2 years; $25 a year for students and seniors.
Saturday
March 24
Icicle Metric Century Elkton, MD.
14 to 100 miles in moderately hilly terrain in the areas west and north of Newark, Delaware. Sponsored by the White Clay Bicycle Club.
$20 to February 11; $25 February 12 to March 11; $30 March 12 through close of online registration on March 17 and walk-up on the day of the ride.
Saturday
April 14
TSR Spring Classic Easton, MD.
25, 50 and 62 mile routes on Maryland's Eastern Shore.
Benefits Talbot Special Riders, a volunteer driven non-profit which provides equine therapy to developmentally disabled individuals in and around Talbot County on Maryland�s Eastern Shore.
$40 through Feb. 14th - $50 thereafter; $60 on day of the ride.
Saturday
April 16
Unity in the Community Bike Ride Capitol Heights, MD.
10 and 37 miles from Oakcrest Community Center in Capitol Heights, MD. Getting It In Cyclists is partnering with the Unity in the Community Central Area Coalition (UITCCAC) in hosting this bike ride to kick off the third annual "Unity in the Community" event.  This event is organized by the Town of Capitol Heights, the District of Columbia�s 6th District Police Department, the Maryland National Park and Planning Commission, Prince George�s County/District of Columbia�s fire departments and several other state and local agencies.  The event lets local law enforcement learn the needs of their citizens and provide citizens with useful information and services.
Proceeds from the bike ride will go towards helping the UITCCAC  raise money to continue supporting social development programs in the surrounding communities.
$25 for 37 miles or $15 for 10 miles until March 25. $30 or $20 from March 26 to April 15. 31, NO onsite registration.
Saturday
April 18
Bike 2 Beer Crownsville, MD.
14 mile and 30 mile scenic bike rides around the Crownsville / Davidsonville area with members of Bike Like A Girl. Cyclists will meet at the Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds starting at 9:00AM in the morning, complete their ride and then have entry to the Beer Run festival which includes live entertainment, food, a 5k run, a shorter fun run and more than 40 varieties of beer. This ride is one of the events during the Annapolis Beer Week.
Proceeds from the event will benefit the Bike Like A Girl team of 8 area cyclists who will compete in the Race Across America in June.
$35 includes ride and Bicycle 2 Beer T-shirt. $64 includes ride with a member of Bike Like a Girl and entrance to the Beer Run, which offers unlimited beer, live entertainment and a Bicycle 2 Beer T-shirt.
Saturday
April 15
New Holland Bicycle Race New Holland, PA.
30 and 50+ mile loops in scenic Lancaster County, PA.  Race it or Ride it. Do it for the time or the challenge.  The first half of the course has big rolling hills and fast descents with one good climb to the top of Welsh Mountain.  From Welsh Mtn intermediate cyclists can cut out and coast downhill  5 miles to the start. The second part of the course has stronger climbs and faster descents.Cash/Prizes for 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th. 4300-4600 ft raw climb. $45 registration.
Saturday
April 14
Tar Wheel Century Camden, NC.
33, 62, and 100 miles through the historic, scenic, coastal area of northeastern North Carolina. 
Sponsored by the River City Cycling Club.
$45; $50 Day-of-Ride Registration. Registration includes t-shirt.
Saturday
April 29
Taxing Metric Century Knauertown,  PA.
22, 32 and 63 miles. Pedal away the winter blues and explore the unspoiled beauty of Warwick and French Creek parks. Visit Hopewell Furnace National Historic site, which features a restored 1830 cold-blast furnace. Travel through quaint Saint Peters Village.  Lunch stop with hot homemade soups. Sponsored by the Brandywine Bicycling Club to benefit Coatesville Community Bike Works.  Non-member registration is $20 on or before April 5, then $30.
Saturday
April 20
Pedal for Pooches Charles Town, WV.
9, 16, 21, 30 and 35 miles through beautiful historic Jefferson and Clarke Counties of West Virginia. Pre-registration is $25.00 for each rider. Fee includes T-shirt, cue sheets, maps, SAG support, rest stops with snacks and drinks. $30.00 registration after April 20 (T-shirt cannot be guaranteed). All proceeds benefit the Briggs Animal Adoption Center.
Friday
April 26 -
Sunday
April 28
Amgen Mid Atlantic Classic Bicycle Tour NC.
3-day, 225-mile ride around North Carolina Wine Country. Each rider is required to meet the fundraising goal of $200 per day for the 1-day, 2-day or 3-day portion. Fully supported and including rest stops, event swag and 3 meals a day. The ride is sponsored by Amgen to raise funds for the Arthritis Foundation.
Saturday
April 28
Tour de Carroll Westminster, MD.
8, 25, 39, and 63 miles. Benefits Family and Children�s Adult Day Services (the county�s only nonprofit organization offering medical day services to low-income seniors). $40 covers lunch, including homemade brownies and ice cream, Tour de Carroll T-shirt, 30-day pass to Westminster Family Center Full Service Gym ($55 value), and door prizes.
Friday
April 22-
Sunday
April 24
2016 Face of America Bike Ride Washington, DC to Gettysburg, PA.
110 miles from the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia to the historic Civil War battlefields of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, or 120 miles on a new northern route from historic Valley Forge, Pennsylvania to Gettysburg. Each ride honors our military � veterans and active duty, both disabled and able-bodied � and celebrates the American Spirit.
$50 to $100, depending on military/civilian status, ride option, and meal options. Fundraising goal of $800 for civilian adult riders, less for youth, military and disabled riders.
Friday
April 22 -
Sunday
April 24
Cycle North Carolina Coastal Ride Edenton NC.
Routes of 5 to 100 miles. Unique waterfront camping and cycling on scenic country roads in Coastal North Carolina! Register for 1, 2, or 3 days. Various mileage options for all skill levels from easy family to challenging century.  Fully supported with SAG Support and rest stops. Online registration for the full weekend for adults is $135 and includes indoor or outdoor camping. Add $20 for mail-in registration. Add $50 for late registration after May 1.
Registration for three days is $160 for adults (16 & up), $40 for children (4-15); child (3 and under) free. Add $50 beginning March 2. Registration includes outdoor or indoor camping. Additional lodging options are available.
Saturday
April 23
Pennsylvania State Police Benefit Bicycle Ride Hersey, PA.
6.6 - 100 miles through the picturesque Hershey area and the pastoral Lebanon Valley of Pennsylvania.This fundraising bike ride will primarily support Pennsylvania Wounded Warriors, Inc, and small percentage will go to American Cancer Society to support PA Hope Ride
Saturday
April 23
Appalachian Spring Raphine, VA.
Up to 100 miles from the Rockbridge Vineyard in the Shenadoah Valley north of Lexington. With four loops in a cloverleaf with parking and aid station in the center, you can choose to ride any or all of the four loops to build a personal route of between 20 to 100 miles.
$50 per rider (includes snacks, SAG support, Post-race Celebration meal from Hogback Mt. BBQ, wine tasting, old-time music, and a commemorative gift) .
Saturday
April 28
Ride to End Hunger in Calvert County Huntingtown, MD.
16, 35, 48 and 63 miles on the scenic Western Shore of the Chesapeake Bay. Pedal along the bayfront and past marinas, farmland and a local winery.
Sponsored by End Hunger in Calvert County with proceeds going to food pantries in Calvert County.
$39 before March 1, $49 before April 1, then $59.  Includes t-shirt.
Saturday
April 28
Ocean to Bay Bike Tour Bethany Beach, DE.
30, 50, 62 and 100 miles through the beautiful coastal and inland bay areas of Bethany Beach-Fenwick Island, Delaware.
Presented by the Bethany-Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce.
Early Bird registration for Ocean to Bay 2017 will begin on November 28th, 2016.
$45 by Dec. 31; $50 by Feb. 28; $55 by Mar. 31; $60 before the close of online registration April 20. Team discount for six or more cyclists on a team. Select the combo option for an additional $15 to add the 15-mile Friday Fun Ride.
Saturday
April 28
Hampton Roads Tour de Cure Suffolk, VA.
10, 25, 65 and 100 miles through the peaceful peanut countryside of Suffolk, Virginia, past horse farms and scenic lakes.
A fundraiser for the American Diabetes Association.
Registration fee is $15 from December 1 to January 31: $25 from February 1 to March 31:  $30  from April 1 to April 27: $35 on Tour Day, April 28. In addition to registration fee, riders must raise funds.
Sunday
April 29
Powhatan Historic Bike Tour Powhatan, VA.
35, 62 and 100 miles from Powhatan Courthouse Village (30 miles west of Richmond). 
Benefits the Free Clinic of Powhatan, which provides high quality medical, dental, and mental health care services at no cost to Powhatan County's uninsured, low-income residents. 
$40 for the 50km (31 mile) half metric century;  $50 for the 100km (62 mile) metric century; $55 for the 100 mile century.  After April 14, registration fees increase to $45, $50 and $60. After March 31, $55, $60 and $70. Registration fee includes t-shirt or unique finisher's medal.  Optional biker's breakfast is $6. 
Sunday
April 29
"Draw for Sight" Bicycle Poker Run Ride Betterton, MD.
36 and 60 miles from the Betterton Volunteer Fire Company. The route takes in the scenery of the heartland of Upper Kent County in Maryland including farmlands, old country homes, quaint towns, and great country stores. Draw a playing card at each check station. The object is to have the best poker hand at the end of the ride. 
Proceeds benefit Lions Club Sight Programs.
$25 until March 31; $30 April 1 to April 28; $40 on day of ride. Includes map, marked routes, prizes to the top ten poker hands, sag, 5 food stops. Optional t-shirt is $10. All blind riders may ride free.
Saturday
April 30
Breaking the Cycle Ride Silver Spring, MD.
14 and 36 miles from The Handlebar Cafe. Support Bike Maryland and
Saturday
April 30
Bike Maryland's Urban Adventure Rides Baltimore, MD.
14 and 36 miles from The Handlebar Cafe. Support Bike Maryland and have a great time exploring Baltimore by bike! The 14-mile Harbor Loop is a leisurely spin around the harbor through downtown, Federal Hill, Locust Point and Canton on a great route for novice cyclists.  The 36-mile Urban Adventure Offroad is for mountain bikers or cyclocross riders on a route that through rarely biked corners of Baltimore City following streets and natural surface trails. (They are working on a parallel route suitable for road bikes. STAY TUNED!)
$50 registration; $20 for youth 16 and under.
Saturday
April 26
Side by Side Ride Laurel, MD.
10, 20 and 40 miles through the Patuxent River watershed, from Bethany Community Church, 15720 Riding Stable Road, Laurel, Md. 10-mile route is for children and adults (children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult) starts at 9:30 am, the 20-mile route goes to Savage Mill and back for teens and adults starts at 9:00 am, and the 40-mile route goes to Brighton Dam and back for serious riders starts at 8:00 am. The event�s purpose to have fun and raise money for Side by Side, a nonprofit that works to strengthen Prince George�s County elementary schools and their families. The rides cost $15 plus a commitment to send a donation solicitation message to potential sponsors who might support the Side By Side organization in honor of your ride. Fee includes breakfast, lunch and mid-course refreshments and an event t-shirt  (must register by April 12 to be guaranteed a T-shirt on ride day).
Saturday
April 30
Cycle for Cecil Elkton, MD.
15, 35 and 65 miles from the scenic Fair Hill Natural Resources Management Area and travelling throughout Cecil County, highlighting much of the land that the Cecil Land Trust has worked to preserve. 
Cycle for Cecil benefits the Cecil Land Trust, which works to preserve the open space and farmland in Cecil County.
$20 until April 18, $25 from April 19 to April 25.
Saturday
April 25
Paul's Ride for Life Reston, VA.
10, 20 and 52 miles on the W&OD Trail from the Reston Town Center Pavilion. This bicycle ride is dedicated to the memory of Paul Rossmeissl, who was 54 when he died on June 7, 2006, from injuries sustained in a bicycle accident on the W&OD Trail. As a result of this tragedy, Paul gave the gift of life to three individuals who received his liver and both of his kidneys. This bicycle ride is dedicated to his memory and will benefit the Washington Regional Transplant Community.
$40 for adults over 18, and $25 for riders under 18. Registraion fee includes t-shirt. Register early to get the t-shirt size you request.
Saturday
April 26
Harford Hills Bike Adventure Havre de Grace, MD.
6, 15, 30 and 54 miles from the historic Steppingstone Farm Museum loop through the scenic hills of Harford County and along the Susquehanna River.  Bring your family and enjoy the music by the band Electric Molly after the ride. Early registration is $35 until March 8; then $40. All proceeds will benefit The Arc Northern Chesapeake Region, a non-profit that helps people with intellectual and developmental disabilities build better lives. Register at active.com
Sunday
April 28
ROAR for Autism Cockeysville, MD.
25 miles  through some of Baltimore County�s most scenic neighborhoods, from Oregon Ridge Park. Adults - $25, children 5 to 12 - $10: add $5 for registration on day of the ride. Online registration ends Monday, April 22. T-shirts can only be guaranteed for participants who register before April 10. All proceeds from the event will help raise much-needed funds for autism research at the Kennedy Krieger Institute. Fundraising is encouraged, but does not seem to be required.
Saturday
May 2
Kinetic Sculpture Race Baltimore, MD.
Hosted by the American Visionary Art Museum (on Key Highway). Totally human-powered works of art to travel the streets of Baltimore, then into the Harbor, then through a mud pit and a sand pit in Patterson Park and back to the Art Museum. An all day event.
Saturday
May 3
Covered Bridge Bicycle Tour Thurmont , MD.
4.4, 10 and 21 miles from Thurmont town park at 8 am to covered bridges. The  4.4-mile ride is to one of the bridges, the 10-mile ride to another bridge and the 21-mile ride to all 3 bridges. The cost is $25 for pre-registration and $30 after May 1.  This event is to benefit high school teens going to workcamp this June to do needed home repairs in southern Virginia.
Saturday
May 7
Anacostia Trails "Rivers to Rockets" Bike Rally Bladensburg, MD.
13 miles from the Bladensburg Waterfront park we explore historic, artistic, and natural places around the Heritage Area .
Families are encouraged to participate. Food will be provided as well as a t-shirt as part of the registration costs.
$25 for single, $45 for two, $60 for family up to four.
Saturday
May 5
Warrior Bike Ride Broad Run, VA
10, 25, 30 and 63 mile routes from the Farm Brewery at Broad Run. All proceeds from the Warrior Bike Ride go directly to Serve Our Willing Warriors, which provides cost-free retreat stays and non-medical services that positively affect the recovery of wounded, ill, or injured service members. Many wounded warriors and their families will be participating in this event; non-riders can participate by sponsoring a warrior in the ride. The 30-mile route is a gravel ride.
$70 to ride the 25, 30 and 63-mile routes or sponsor a warrior rider. $40 for the 10-mile family route, children 5 and under are free. All paying participants receive a t-shirt.
Saturday
May 5
Six Pillars Century Cambridge, MD.
37, 56 and 100 miles from Great Marsh Park with most of the miles through the Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge. Sponsored by Character Counts Mid Shore, Inc. (non-profit organization)
$50 before January 1, 2018; $60 from Jnauary 1 with monthly price increases. Event tee shirt to first 1,000 to register.
Saturday  May 5 Tree House Tour de Cookie Rockville, MD.
12, 27 and 43 miles from the Johns Hopkins Montgomery County Campus.The shorter route is mostly on the Millennium Trail - a paved off-road shared-use path. 
ALL proceeds will benefit the Tree House Child Advocacy Center of Montgomery County. 
$60 ($55 for member of a team of 10 or more). All participants will receive a moisture wicking t-shirt and a cinch bag. One child 12 or younger rides FREE with paid adult entry -- additional children are $20 each. Moisture Wicking Shirt (for those who register before 4/16/18)
Saturday
May 3
DR100 Harrisonburg, VA.
31 and 68 miles in the Shenandoah Valley. Sponsored by DR100, a 501(c)3 organization that raises money to improve bicyclists and pedestrian safety in the Shenandoah Valley.  Registration fee is $29 from Feb. 1 to March 17; $34 from March 18 to April 15; $44 from April 16 to April 28; $49 on day of the ride. Limited to 300 riders. Online registration at active.com.
Saturday
May 7
Ride for the Rivers Galesville, MD.
40 and 63 miles through Southern Anne Arundel and Northern Calvert County.
Presented by WestRhode Riverkeeper.
Saturday
May 12
Cap2Cap Charles City, VA.
15, 25, 50 and 100 miles.
Benefits the Virginia Capital Trail Foundation.
$60 for the century by December 31, 2017, $70 through February 8, $80 through April 5, $90 through May 10, then $100.
$55 for the half century and quarter century by December 31, $65 through February 8, $75 through April 5, $85 through May 10, then $95
$35 for the 15-mile fun ride from Williamsburg or youth 16 by December 31, 2017, $40 through April 5, $50 through May 10, then $55.
Registration includes t-shirt.
Saturday
May 12
Iron Furnace Fifty Snow Hill, MD.
34, 50 and 62 mile routes on Maryland's Lower Eastern Shore, starting and ending at Furnace Town Living Heritage Village (between Snow Hill and Salisbury). Enjoy cycling on flat terrain on sparsely travelled roads through the Great Pocomoke Forest and surrounding farmland.
Proceeds benefit Furnace Town Living Heritage Village and Rotary Club of Snow Hill.
$50 until March 15; $57 from March 16-April 30; $65 from May 1-May 12. Includes t-shirt (guaranteed if pre-registered by April 30.) Luncheon provided at Furnace Town after the ride, with entertainment and complementary beverages (including beer for adults!).
Saturday
May 12 -
Sunday
May 13
Ride for the Feast Ocean City, MD to Baltimore, MD.
140 miles in two days.
Benefits Moveable Feast. Raises funds for services and raises awareness of nutritional needs of people living with HIV/AIDS and breast cancer.
$135 ($120 for returning riders) includes t-shirt, water bottle and six meals. Each rider is asked to raise a minimum of $1,500, which is the cost of feeding one client for a full year. The promise to riders is that 100% of what is raised will go directly to client services.
Sunday
May 3
Ride Towards the Cure Northern Lancaster County, PA..
15, 26 and 36 miles from Speedwell Forge Lake, 465 Speedwell Forge Rd., Lititz, PA  .
Proceeds go to the Lancaster General Cancer Center and A Week Away Foundation for cancer patients and their families.  
$30 through March 31 includes t-shirt.;then $40. Goody Bag and T-shirt guaranteed if you register before April 15th!! Limited to 50 riders.
Saturday
May 13
Ride for Literacy 2017 Lititz, PA.
10, 21 or 43 miles or combine two routes for a metric century through Lancaster County farmland.
Proceeds benefit Lancaster Sunrise Rotary�s community and global projects including the club's eye mission.
$25 through April 15th, then $30. $35 on day of registration.
Friday
May 18
Bike to Work Day Washington, DC.
The Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments and the Washington Area Bicyclist Association invite you to celebrate bicycling as a clean, fun and healthy way to get to work. Register early for a pit stop near your home or work to show your support for bicycling and reserve your free Bike to Work Day t-shirt. Then on Bike to Work Day, stop by your pit stop to pick up your t-shirt and enjoy breakfast treats, prizes, and more. Registration opens in March.
Saturday
May 19
DC Bike Ride Washington, DC.
20 scenic miles starting in West Potomac Park, riding past some of D.C.�s most iconic sights and finishing on Pennsylvania Avenue in the shadow of the U.S. Capitol. This event is for all ages (3+) and all riding abilities. The ride ends with a festival between the U.S. Capitol and the National Mall that includes entertainment, family-friendly activities, beats and eats.
Proceeds will benefit WABA's street safety programs in support of DC�s Vision Zero Campaign.
Standard ticket prices are $60, youth riders ages 8-17 ride for half off at $30, and youth ride alongs ages 3-7 ride for free.
Saturday
May 14
PPCC Poker Run Century Bardane, WV.
65 and 100 miles, and trail rides of 4,9,14 and 21 miles.
Presented by Panhandle Pedalers Cycling Club to benefit the Meals on Wheels of Jefferson County.
$25. $35 after March 31; $40 on day of the ride. Optional t-shirt for $15.
Monday
May 12 -
Tuesday
May 13
Echelon Formations Benefit Tour Perryville, MD.
135 miles in from Historic Rogers Tavern in Perryville, MD to The Lions Convention in Ocean City, MD.  Tour benefist the Lions Low Vision Research Center at Wilmer. Along the way,  the riders will conduct rallies to raise funds and awareness to help people with low vision. Opportunity to overnight at Killens Pond State Park in Fenton, Delaware. Ride one day, one leg, or the entire distance.  Sign up and learn more at www.lionscyclingforsight.org and www.facebook.com/LionsCyclingforSight.Org.
Sunday
May 16
Leonardtown Criterium Leonardtown, MD.
The first bicycle arrived in Leonardtown, Maryland via a steamship from the Leonardtown Wharf in 1879, some 131 years ago. The bicycles are back! See professional level bicycle racing the Leonardtown Square. The bicycle racing begins at approximately 9:00 AM and runs through 4:00 PM. To participate, cyclists must be licensed though USA Cycling. There will be a registration fee to participate in the event, but there is no cost for spectators. The races will start and end on the Square in downtown Leonardtown. For more information visit www.paxvelo.com or call 240-925-4806.
Saturday
May 17
Charles County's 13th Annual Heritage Bike Ride Nanjemoy, MD. RIDE POSTPONED UNTIL OCTOBER
15, 30 and 62 miles from the Nanjemoy Community Center through beautiful western Charles County in Southern Maryland. T-shirts, refreshments, SAG wagons, and rest stops included. Lunch is provided. Registration is $25 for Charles County residents, $27 for non-residents; additional $5 for day of ride registration. Sponsored by the Department of Community Services at the Nanjemoy Community Center.
Sunday
May 15
Ice Cream Century Boonsboro, MD.
32, 65 qnd 100 miles in Frederick and Washington counties. Ride along parts of Maryland's Best Ice Cream Trail - enjoy a great day of cycling and ice cream at some of the best local creameries and ice cream shops: South Mountain Creamery, Misty Meadows Creamery, Rocky Point Creamery, Nutter's Ice Cream, More Ice Cream, Potomac Street Creamery and The Little Red Barn Ice Cream Cafe!
$50 for 100 miles; $40 for 65 miles; $30 for 32 miles. Optional t-shirt for $20.
Sunday
May 15
The Wild Goose Chase Cambridge, MD.
17, 23, 43, and 63 miles.  
Presented by The Friends of Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge.
$60 through Feb. 15; $70 through Apr 15; late and on-site registration $80.
Saturday
May 17
Tour for Dyslexia Centre Hall, PA.
35 and 75 miles from the Centre County Grange Fairgrounds. Cycle through the tranquil countryside of central Pennsylvania, past Amish homesteads and through the village of Centre Hall. This event's purpose is to raise awareness and funds for children with dyslexia. Early registration fee is $35 through February 28; $40 through May 6 and $50 from May 7 to May 17.  Includes t-shirt, Friday evening social and breakfast and lunch on day of the ride. Each participant is requested to raise a minimum of $150.00.
Sunday
May 18
Bike Maryland's Rec Ride Baltimore, MD.
14 and 30 miles.  Two bicycle tours give you a close-up view of beautiful Charm City, one of 14 miles that is flat with a few rollers and one of 30 miles that is rolling with hills. Travel past community gardens, farmer�s market, on the Fallsway and Guilford Avenue bike lanes, along the Jones Falls, by the Maryland Zoo, and back to Patterson Park for the celebrations at Bike Jam! This ride is a Bike Maryland fundraiser. Registration to open soon!
Sunday
May 15
Delaware Gran Fondo Wilmington, DE.
31 and 62 miles.
$69 in January, add $10 each month ($109 in May). Online registation ends May 13 at 5 pm. Registrtion includes t-shirt.
Saturday
May 19
Tour de Chesapeake Mathews, VA.
23, 24, 25 and 30 miles; ride one or more routes. Do all four routes for a 103-mile century.
Presented by the County of Mathews, the Mathews Land Conservancy, and the Mathews Visitor Center to celebrate the arrival of spring with a weekend of scenic cycling � great FLAT routes with views of the water everywhere you turn. The supported ride is Saturday, but there are plenty of activities to make this a weekend event. $35 through April 24, then $40. Optional t-shirt for $15. Box lunch is $12.
Saturday
May 19
Shorebird Century Parsonsburg, MD.
15, 35, and 65 mile routes on the lightly traveled roads of the Eastern Shore through Maryland and Delaware. This year�s ride, as in past years, is in honor and memory of all who have been touched by cancer. Limit 500 riders.
$35.00 until May 4th, then $45. Includes t-shirt if paid by April 21st, map/cue sheet, marked route, SAG services, rest stops, an after-the-ride lunch and drinks with music. Net proceeds raised benefit the American Cancer Society and their cancer fighting mission.
Saturday
May 20
Ride the Refuge Church Creek, MD (six mile south of Cambridge, MD).
10, 20 and 25 miles from tthe newly opened Harriet Tubman Center Underground Railroad National Historical Park. Sponsored by the Women's Group of the Potomac Pedalers Touring Club (PPTC). Come join other women in riding this beautiful Blackwater Wildlife Refuge on mostly flat roads and have time to see the newly opened Harriet Tubman Center. 
$15 registration fee includes a donation to the refuge and entrance fee to Blackwater Wildlife Refuge. You need to register for this ride and pick up a wrist band at the start.
Saturday
May 19
Casa River Century Shepherdstown, WV.
25, 50, and 100 miles through the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia.
Event raises funds to support the Court Appointed Special Advocates program benefitting abused and neglected kids.
100 Mile - $65 ($70 after April 29 | $75 after May 17)
50 Mile - $55 ($60 after April 29 | $65 after May 17)
25 Mile - $45 ($50 after April 29 | $55 after May 17)
Add $10 for registration on the day of the ride.
Saturday
May 19
Quad County Metric Century Green Lane, PA..
26, 47, 68, 82 and 106 miles through southeastern Pennsylvania.
Presented by Suburban Cyclists Unlimitied and a portion of the proceeds will benefit the Bicycle Access Council of PA and College Settlement Camp.
$35 until December 31, 2017; $45 until February 28. then $55. $10 discount for SCU members. Day-of registration available at an additional cost.  
Saturday
May 19
Tour de Madison - The Vineyards of Madison County Syria, VA.
20, 45 and 65 miles, with shorter family rides from the Graves Mountain Lodge, 20 miles west of Culpeper, VA. Presented by Madison County Parks and Recreation. Post-ride party at no cost to Tour de Madison registered participants. Your family and friends may join you for $15 per person. Live music will be provided from noon to 3 p.m. The meal will consist of traditional picnic fare, with a vegetarian option available. Bring along some extra cash to enjoy the local Madison County wines that will be available from Early Mountain, Prince Michele and DuCard Vineyards. Regional micro-brews will also be available for the beer lovers in the crowd. The cash bar will be open until 3 p.m $40 for Metric Century and Intermediate riders who register before May 4; after May 4 is $55.  For Family riders the fee is only $20 before May 4, after May 4 � $35.   On site registration is $55 for Metric Century and Intermediate Riders and $35 for Family Riders.  Early registrants are guaranteed a Tour de Madison tech t-shirt and are eligible for door prizes. On-site registrants may not receive a t-shirt and are not eligible for door prizes.  Registration opens January 1, 2018.
Saturday
May 21
The Tour de Floyd Floyd, VA.
 62 miles with nearly half the distance along the beautiful Blue Ridge Parkway. There is 6,700 feet of climbing
Presented by the Town of Floyd to benfit the Floyd Rescue Squad.
$39 Jan.1 to Feb. 29; $49 March to May 15; $59 on day of the ride. Limited to 250 riders.
Sunday
May 20
Storming of Thunder Ridge Lynchburg, VA.
27, 45, 47 (The Mountatin Only), 75 and 100 miles in the Blue Ridge Mountains.
Sponsored by the YMCA of Central Virginia to raise funds for the YMCA of Central Virginia's Annual Fund.
$55 before January 1; $65 before May 1; $75 from May 1 to May 20; $85 on day of the ride. 27 miler deduct $15. Online registration ends at noon on May 19. Registration includes a SOTR cotton t-shirt (guaranteed to those pre-registered prior to May 1st). FREE OUTDOOR CAMPING and INDOOR Camping for $10.
Sunday
May 20
Horse Farm Tour New Oxford, PA (near Hanover).
15-, 25- and 35-mile loops or combine routes to create a longer ride through Hanover Shoe Farms, one of most famous standard bred horse farms in the world. Presented by Hanover Cyclers.
$20 through March 31st, $30 after April 1, $35 on day of event. Includes food, cue sheets, maps, SAG and burgers and hot dogs after the ride.
Sunday
May 20
The Ride to Remember to Benefit the Alzheimer's Association Leesburg VA.
25, 50 and 75 mile rides begin in Leesburg and follows beautiful wooded/rural routes. This ride is in conjunction with the 2018 LOCO Ride.
$80 before April 10, $100 before May 15, $120 before May 19, $125 day-of. Raise $300 and receive a custom Voler R2R Jersey!
Sunday
May 20
Chesapeake Bay Tour de Cure Easton, MD.
10, 35, 63 and 100 miles throughout Easton, Talbot and Oxford.
American Diabetes Association.
$15 (plus fundraising minimum of $200).
Sunday
May 20
Chesapeake Bay Tour de Cure Easton, MD.
10, 35, 63 and 100 miles throughout Easton, Talbot and Oxford.
American Diabetes Association.
$15 (plus fundraising minimum of $200).
Sunday
May 31
Bonkers Metric Media, PA.
Sponsored by the Delaware Valley Bicycle Club.
More information and registration in April.
Friday
May 25 -
Monday
May 28
Kent County Spring Fling Chestertown, MD.
11 to 100 miles on Maryland�s Eastern Shore. Cycle along flat to rolling, lightly traveled roads � by rural hamlets and along scenic rivers. Both riders and non-riders can also enjoy historic Chestertown's annual Tea Party festival - living history, parade, music, food, crafts and boat race.
Presented by BBC (Baltimore Bicycling Club). This 4-day event from Friday to Memorial Day Monday (with an option of 3 days) includes award winning cuisine, dessert and cordial parties, dancing, and great music. Members of OHBTC can participate in Kent County Spring Fling at the BBC membership rate, a savings of $15. When you fill out the registration form, list your club as the Oxon Hill Bicycle Club and then you can choose the BBC member rate.
Saturday
May 26
Pedal for the Pig Smithfield, VA.
32 to 62 miles through Isle of Wight County.
Peninsula Bicycling Association (PBA)'s annual spring metric
$49 through March 31 ($25 for children 12 and under); add $10 late fee March 31 to May 25; Additional $5 for on-site registration ($10 discount for PBAA members.) Registration includes T-shirt.
Sunday
May 23
Bike DC Washington, DC and Arlington, VA.
19 miles of car-free biking through DC and Arlington; from Pennsylvania Avenue past the White House; on the Whitehurst Freeway and the George Washington Parkway; past the Marine Corps Memorial, Arlington Cemetery and the Air Force Memorial; ending in Crystal City. Don't miss this opportunity to experience the beauty and grandeur of our nation's capital from the best possible vantage point: the seat of your bicycle pedaling along car-free streets. Proceeds go to the Washington Area Bicyclist Association -- WABA -- whose mission is to create a healthy, more livable region by promoting bicycling for fun, fitness, and affordable transportation; advocating for better bicycling conditions and transportation choices for a healthier environment; and educating children, adults, and motorists about safe bicycling. Bike DC Registration fees: Adults - (Age 20 and older) $35 ($45 on the morning of the event). Youth - (Age 13-19) $20 ($30 on the morning of the event) $20Children (Age 12 and under) Free.
Saturday
May 29
Lions Cycling for Sight Darlington, MD.
55 miles from Maryland Community Park. Cross Conowingo Dam to Port Deposit, Rogers Tavern in Perryville, Northeast, Elkton, Rising Sun, Conowingo, and back across the Dam. Rider fee is $25. Sponsored by Lion Clubs to raise awareness and funds to Prevent and Cure Blindness.
Saturday
May 28
Soft Shell Metric Century Crisfield, MD.
23 and 62 miles with waterfront views and scenic woodlands in lower Somerset County. Some of Maryland�s most historic locales set the backdrop for the Salisbury Jaycees� annual Soft Shell Metric Century bike ride.  Following a show-and-go start at the Crisfield American Legion Hall (116 Brick Kiln Rd.) from 8-9 a.m., riders have the option of following a 62.1-mile (100-kilometer) or 23.1-mile route. Both routes pass some of Crisfield�s most picturesque and historic areas, and the ride coincides with Crisfield's Soft Shell Spring Fair the following day. 
$45 before May 22, $60 after.  Registration for children 12 and under is $25 before May 22, $35 after. Includes a t-shirt.
Sunday
May 27
Mountains of Misery Newport, VA.
104 and 124 miles through the heart of southwest Virginia on routes ending in a tough, four-mile 12%�16% graded climb to the finish.
New River Valley Bicycle Association.
$75 (plus $4.50 sign up fee) through January 31; $85 (plus $5.10 sign up fee) through March 30; $100 (plus $6 sign up fee) through May 5.
Saturday
May 30
Poker Run Metric Century Bardane, WV (a few miles north of Charles Town, WV).
4-21, 21 and 65 miles in the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia.The Poker Run is just like any other cycling Metric Century (100 km, 65 miles) with one exception; as cyclists ride the route throughout Jefferson County, WV, they draw a playing card at each Rest Stop. The object is to have the best poker hand at the end of your ride. Prizes will be awarded to the top 3 poker hands. If you don't like poker, you don't have to draw cards, simply come enjoy the beautiful ride.  Shorter route options along the Route 9 Multipurpose Recreation Trail make the event fun for new riders, families and seasoned riders alike.  After the ride stay and enjoy lunch provided by club members and partners. 
Presented by the Panhandle Pedalers Cycling Club to benefit  Meals on Wheels of Jefferson County. 
$20 early registration before April 15, then $30.
Saturday
June 2
SMECO 75 Hughesville, MD.
29, 47 and 75 mile routes through scenic Southern Maryland. Travel through the byways of Southern Maryland to Colton�s Point on the shores of the Potomac River.
Presented by the Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative (SMECO)with proceeds benefiting Operation: Tohidu, a program sponsored by Melwood which helps veterans suffering from PTSD to overcome obstacles to their recovery.
$40 until May 5; $50 from May 5 to May 27; $55 from May 28 to day of ride. Register before May 5 to receive a commemorative t-shirt. Register online at active.com
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Saturday
June 2
Triple Peak Gran Fondo Winchester, VA.
57, 71 and 115 miles. The Century+ features 115 miles with three peaks and 9,000 feet of elevation gain. The Metric+ and Half+ provide shorter challenges. Prizes to the top 3 fastest times on the three major climbs, and the fastest over the three combined for the Century+ route
Ride put on by Element Sports, a bicycle store on Winchester. Proceeds benefit Congregational Community Action Project (CCAP), a local charity i wnchester and Frederick County.
$40 for Century+ / $35 Metric+ and Half+ until May 12, then $50/$45 until June 1. $65 for any route on day of ride. Limited to 200 riders.
Saturday
June 2
Broad Creek Bike & Brew Laurel, DE.
15-mile, 25-mile, 50-mile, Metric or Century routes. Cycle through scenic byways and along historic waterways, including historic attractions and a stop at the Trap Pond State Park. Featuring multiple microbreweries and chicken barbeque at the finish party at Janosik Park on the Broad Creek. Presented by the Laurel Chamber of Commerce.
Registration fee of $60 includes t-shirt for pre-registered riders. Online registrations ends Friday, Jun 1, 2018 at 5:00 PM ET
Saturday
June 2
Double Creek York, PA.
10, 30, 48 or 62 miles in York and Adams counties. enjoy green stretches of farmland, rustic bridges, and country churches while riding along the Conewago and Bermudian creeks .
All money raised will benefit WellSpan�s Prescription for Caring program
Saturday
June 2
Total 200 Canal Park, Washington DC
Total 200 is a one day double century bike ride (200 mile & 200 kilometer options) from Washington DC to Southern Maryland peninsula and back. Starting at dawn and not ending until near dusk (there are a few exceptions), cyclists start the journey from Capitol Hill traveling to the Southern Maryland, have lunch, and then venture home.
Standard Registration (through April 30, 2018): 200 Mile Ride = $159, 200 Kilometer Ride (125 miles) = $119. Late Registration (starting May 1, 2018): 200 Mile Ride = $199, 200 Kilometer Ride (125 miles) = $139. Special discount codes are offered to previous participants, volunteers, military, media, and sponsors during the Standard Registration period. Proceeds from the ride go to Mundo Verde Bilingual Public Charter School, Washington�s first �green� public charter school.
Saturday
June 2
SOAR for Veterans Easton, MD
25, 50 and 63 miles on the Eastern Shore. The inaugural SOAR FOR VETERANS cycling event celebrates our nation�s veterans and raises funds to support the Mid-Shore Recovering Veterans Group (MSRVG), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Cyclists participate on June 2nd when the Vietnam Traveling Wall is at VFW Post 5118 in Easton, MD from May 31st through June 6th. The traveling memorial is three hundred feet long, a 3/5 replica of the original monument in Washington DC and contains the names of all the casualties from the war in Vietnam. The ride will include a rest stop at the site so all riders will have the opportunity to visit and pay their respects. By providing wheelchairs, handicap ramps and transportation, to also engaging veterans in positive extracurricular activities, MSVRG is a lifeline for veterans needing support that traditional funding sources can�t provide. Funds raised by MSVRG go directly to support veterans through the Mid-Shore Community Foundation.
$55 includes marked routes, cue sheets, SAG support, post-ride food and t-shirt. All metric riders will receive a set of authentic, personalized dog tags also commemorating this inaugural event.
Sunday
June 3
Maryland Tour de Cure Baltimore, MD.
10, 21, 32 and 63 miles over the gently rolling countryside of Western Howard County.
American Diabetes Association.
Registration fee is $15 from December 1 to January 31: $25 from February 1 to March 31: $30 from April 1 to June 2: $35 on Tour Day, June 3. In addition to registration fee, riders must raise funds.
Saturday
June 3
Tour de Lebanon Valley Lebanon, PA.
25 and 75 miles.
Tour de Lebanon Valley is a partnership between Volunteers in Medicine Free Health Clinic and Lebanon Valley Bicycle Coalition.
$30 to March 31; $35 to May 13; $45 on day of the ride. Includes t-shirt if registration is received by March 31.
Saturday
June 4
Total 200 Washington, DC.
200 miles from Washington, DC to Point Lookout Park, MD and back in one day. Yes, 200 miles -- 100 before lunch and 100 after lunch. There is also a 200 kilometer option.
 $129 for the 200 mile option or $99 for the 200 km option until February 1; $159 or $119 until April 3; $199 or $139 from April 4.
Saturday
June 3
Pedal to Preserve New Holland, PA.
6, 20, and 51 miles with scenic views of more than 75 preserved farms in the heart of beautiful Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.
All proceeds benefit the Lancaster Farmland Trust and help save farmland from development! 
$40 pre-registration. $50 on-site registration. Optional t-shirt for $15 must be ordered before May 1.
Sunday
June 4
Shenandoah Valley Heritage Ride Winchester, VA.
10, 30, 50 and 70 miles through the historic Shenandoah Valley.
Proceeds benefit The Boys and Girls Club of Northern Shenandoah Valley.
$30 for early registration before May 15,  then $35. Riders registered by May 15 will receive a t-shirt.
Saturday
June 17 -
Sunday
June 18
Bike MS: Chesapeake Challenge Easton, MD.
34, 69 and 100 miles on Saturday; 30 and 50 miles on Sunday. Rides from Talbot County Community Center take cyclists through quaint, scenic, waterfront communities like Tilghman Island, Oxford, St. Michaels and Trappe.
National MS Society, Greater DC - Maryland Chapter.
$20.17 for early registration until January 1, 2017 ($30 after January 1, $40 until February 14,  $50 until March 17, $60 after March 17), plus minimum fundraising of $300. All meals beginning Saturday at breakfast through Sunday at lunch are included for all participants and volunteers. There is also a Saturday night themed party open to all participants.
Sunday
June 7
Northern Virginia Tour de Cure Reston, VA.
14, 20, 36, 63 and 108 miles from Reston Town Center.
American Diabetes Association to raise money for diabetes research, advocacy and educational programs.
$25.00 for early registration and fundraising minimum of $250. Riders receive a commemorative Tour de Cure T-shirt.
Saturday
June 7-
Sunday
June 8
Bike MS: Ride the Riverside National Harbor, MD.
30, 60 and 100 miles on Saturday; 30 miles on Sunday. Sponsored by the National MS Society, National Capital Chapter. Each cyclist commits to raising $300 to help fund research plus programs and services to help bring us closer to a world free of multiple sclerosis. Registration fee is $35 until March 31, $40 until April 30, $50 until June 9, $350 day of event (includes the $300 fundraising minimum).
Sunday
June 10
Bike-a-thon Bridge to the Beach Philadelphia, PA to Atlantic City, NJ.
Six route options from four start-points, through scenic back roads of South Jersey ending on the Boardwalk in Atlantic City
American Cancer Society.
$40 with an additional $100 fundraising minimum. This increases on February 1, 2018 to $60
Saturday
June 20
St. Mary's Century Morganza, MD.
23, 37, 58, 71 and 102 miles on quiet country roads in St. Mary's County. New start location is 30 minutes closer to DC than last year! Rides start from Chopticon High School at 25390 Colton's Point Road, Morganza MD, 20660. Registration and packet pickup is from 7:00-9:00 am and century riders are required to start no later than 9:00 am. Post-ride picnic included.
Sponsored by the Pax Velo Cycling Club.
$40 registration, includes t-shirt. Register online at www.BikeReg.com/st-marys-century
Saturday
June 20
Franklin County Century Scotland , PA.
13, 26,42, 63 and 101 miles from Greene Township Park in Scotland, PA just north of Chambersburg. The 63 and 101 mile routes are challenging and hilly with the century route climbing 5 miles to the top of �Big Flat�. Check-in from 6:30 to 8 am. Century riders can "show and go" once registered. Other riders have mass start at 8 am led by the famous "Breast Fairy" for the first couple miles. Lunch is provided at the finish.
Sponsored by the Franklin County Cyclists with all proceeds to benefit the Cumberland Valley Breast Care Alliance and the Rhonda Brake Shreiner Women�s Center. These beneficiaries assist women in Franklin County diagnosed with breast cancer!
$40 includes moisture wicking t-shirt if registered before June 1st.
Sunday br /> June 3 Eco-Ride! Bike for a Greener Maryland Reisterstown, MD.
Four routes of 6 to 62 miles through northern Baltimore County farmlands from the Pearlstone Conference & Retreat Center. Biking to support the Kayam Farm at Pearlstone Center.
Saturday
June 5
Lions Cycling for Sight Havre de Grace, MD.
45 miles. Start and Finish at Bruster's Ice Cream, US 40, Havre de Grace, MD across from Bulle Rock Golf Course. Ride to Aberdeen, Churchville, Bel Air, Fallston, Edgewood, and back for that Ice Cream. Rider fee is $25. Sponsored by Lion Clubs to raise awareness and funds to Prevent and Cure Blindness.
Friday
June 17 -
Sunday
June 18
Chesapeake Bay Air Ride Salisbury, MD.
20, 40, 62.5 or 100 miles on Saturday and 20, 40 or 62.5 miles on Sunday. CBAR is a weekend long, pledge-based bike tour and inline skating event. Open to all cyclists/skaters, novice to expert. Routes go through Wicomico, Somerset and Worcester Counties to Assateague Island or along the shorelines. CBAR raises money for the American Lung Association to prevent lung disease and promote lung health through education, programs and research. Start/finish, lodging, and activities, including crab feast, are held at Salisbury University.
Sunday
June 3
Shenandoah Valley Heritage Ride Winchester, VA.
10, 30, 50, and 70 miles follow beautiful, historic routes through the Shenandoah Valley from the Winchester Medical Center on West Amherst Street in Winchester. Sponsored by the Boys and Girls Club of Northern Shenandoah Valley. Registration of $25 before May 31, then $30, includes t-shirt.
Saturday
June 11
Station 13 Strawberry Bicycle Ride Damascus, MD
32 and 62 miles through country roads in Montgomery County. Ride to Sugarloaf Mountain, and support the Damascus Volunteer Fire Department; your registration fee is a tax-deductible contribution. Ride will be hilly, so you will earn your Strawberry Shortcake at the finish line. 8 and 32 mile ride registration fee before May 31 is $30 and 62 mile ride is $35; after May 31 add $10 to each. Register before May 31 and receive a FREE T-shirt. Succulent Strawberry Treats at each rest stop. Scrumptious Strawberry Shortcake at the finish line .
Saturday
June 13
The Black and Blue: Double Century, Century and Relay Todd, NC.
110 and 200 miles through the mountains of North Carolina and Virginia. The Black and Blue consists of 1 (solo) to 8 person teams that rotate through eight 25-mile stages as they cover the 200-mile distance and 16,000′ of elevation gain. Riders will complete anywhere from 25 miles to 200 miles. The Black and Blue century (107-mile) consists of 1 (solo) to 4 person teams that rotate through four 25-mile stages and 9,000′ of climbing.  Early registration fee through April 9 for the double-century is $280 for 8 cyclists, $180 for 4 cyclists, $110 for 2 cyclists, $85 for 1 cyclist; for the century is $140 for 4 cyclists, $90 for 2 cyclists, $45 for 1 cyclist. Late fee after April is $10 per cyclist; registration closes May 14.
Sunday
June 10
Tour dem Parks, Hon! Baltimore, MD.
5, 15, 25 and 35 miles from Rawlings Conservatory in Baltimore City�s Druid Hill Park.
All proceeds benefit Baltimore�s parks and environmental groups
Registration opens Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Saturday
June 16
Le Tour de Shore Onancock, VA.
15, 30 and 62 miles on the flat Eastern Shore.
Presented by the Eastern Shore of Virginia Chamber of Commerce.
$55 through April 15. $65 by noon on June 16. ($3 processing fee added per ticket for online sales.) On-site registration is $75. Jerseys are included for the first 150 riders. Sizes cannot be guaranteed after May 1.
Saturday
June 18
Franklin County Century Chambersburg, PA.
13, 26, 42, 63 and 101 miles through Franklin County, PA. Start is at Greene Township Park in Scotland, PA,  just north of Chambersburg. The 63 and 101 mile routes are challenging and hilly with the Century route climbing 5 miles to the top of "Big Flat". All routes are rural with limited traffic.  
Presented by the Franklin County Cyclists with proceeds to benefit women in Franklin County diagnosed with breast cancer!
$40. Includes moisture wicking t-shirt if registered before June 1st. 
Sunday
June 15
Bike MS: Crankin' for a Cure Bear, DE.
25 and 50 miles from Aqua Sol Restaurant overlooking the C & D Canal and Summit North Marina at Lums Pond. Registration is $45 thru March 1; $50 March 2 - May 31; $55 June 1 - Event Day. Requires minimum fundraising goal of $150.
Saturday
June 18
Kick-Off Event for Cycle Maryland Chestertown, MD.
Governor Martin O�Malley is hosting a Kick-Off Event for Cycle Maryland at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 18, at the Chesapeake Exploration Center, 425 Piney Narrows Road Chester, Maryland 21619. The site is located just over the Chesapeake Bay Bridge, right off of Route 50 on the waterfront along Kent Narrows on Kent Island. The Kick-Off event will include a 10- to 12-mile bike ride along the Cross Island Trail on Kent Island following the announcement. Cyclists may choose do the 10-mile loop from the Chesapeake Exploration Center to the Terrapin Nature Center and back. For those who have worked up an appetite, you may choose to take the two-mile round-trip, on-road trail spur to the restaurants on the east side of Kent Narrows. The purpose of this new initiative is to promote cycling throughout Maryland.
Saturday
June 19
Lions Cycling for Sight Montgomery County, MD.
35 miles. Start and Finish at Sandy Spring. Ride to Laytonsville, Germantown, Damascus, and return. Rider fee is $25. Riders can ride portions of any ride. Sponsored by Lion Clubs to raise awareness and funds to Prevent and Cure Blindness.
Sunday
June 20
Bike Freedom Valley 2010 Philadelphia, PA
35, 48 and 83 miles from Philadelphia�s historic Boathouse Row on the family-friendly Schuylkill River Trail. Ride as far as Valley Forge or turn around any place you choose. Choose the traditional 35 mile option through Villanova to Spring Mill and back onto the trail or follow the trail from Lloyd Hall near the Art Museum through Manayunk, Conshohocken, Valley Forge to Lower Perkiomen Valley Park and back (up to 48 miles round-trip, or 2.5-4.5 hours depending on your pace). Or do both! The event is hosted by the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia. Registration of $60 before May 28 includes membership in the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia.
Friday
June 25-
Sunday
June 27
Bike and Brunch's Weekend in Charlottesville Charlottesville, VA.
Join Bike and Brunch for an weekend trip to the scenic college town of Charlottesville, Va. Gather at the Doubletree Hotel on Friday, just a couple miles outside of the historic downtown, in the heart of the beautiful Virginia countryside, and ride Saturday and Sunday on the picturesque and quiet backroads. Basic fee of $325 includes 2 nights lodging, 5 buffet meals, 2 fully supported rides, an outdoor Brazilian music concert (Saturday night) and an ice cream social.
Friday
June 24-
Wed
June 29
Bike Virginia Tour 2016  Woodstock, VA and Harrisonburg, VA.
The Shenendoah Valley Pilgrimage. "Three nights in Abbington and two nights in Kingsport. On Monday morning, participants move themselves from Abbington to Kingsport. Registration includes outdoor camping (indoor camping is not available). Hotel lofging is available at extra cost. The 6-day option for an adult rider is $569 ($599 after January 31).  3-day weekend option is $359 for adult rider ($369 after January 31).   3-day weekday option is $259 for adult rider ($269 after January 31).  Registrants will receive a specified number of meal tokens with registration. Exchange those meal tokens for designated meals (entr�e and drink) at the Food Truck Fiesta between the hours of 11:30am�8:30pm each day. Food Truck vendors will also sell snacks and additional meals. A hearty continental breakfast plan, to include warm and cold foods, will be available for purchase.   Registration is capped at 1,600 riders.
Saturday
June 23
The Promise Ride Edgewater, MD.
12, 35 and 67 miles in southern Anne Arundel County.
This is the 2018 Charity Ride for Susan G Komen Maryland to raise to support vital breast health services such as screening, diagnostic and treatment services; survivor support; and critical breast cancer research.
Registration fee is $35 through April 30, $50 May through June 23. Fee includes t-shirt. There is minimum fundraising requirement of $180.
Saturday
June 25
The Greg Krause Memorial Helmet Fund Ride Havre de Grace, MD � Harford County
28-mile fun ride and 62-mile Metric Century. We hope that you will join us for the 2nd Annual Greg Krause Memorial Helmet Ride and make this ride even more successful than last year! This year, in addition to the original 28-mile fun ride to Havre de Grace and back, we've added a 62-mile Metric Century option for those of you who'd like a more challenging ride. This Metric Century will take you from the hills of Harford County to the headwaters of the Chesapeake Bay and back. Come join us as we raise awareness for safe cycling and money to purchase helmets for Harford County's youth riders. Cost: $25. Registration at active.com.
Saturday
June 25
The Greg Krause Memorial Helmet Fund Ride Havre de Grace, MD � Harford County
28-mile fun ride and 62-mile Metric Century. We hope that you will join us for the 2nd Annual Greg Krause Memorial Helmet Ride and make this ride even more successful than last year! This year, in addition to the original 28-mile fun ride to Havre de Grace and back, we've added a 62-mile Metric Century option for those of you who'd like a more challenging ride. This Metric Century will take you from the hills of Harford County to the headwaters of the Chesapeake Bay and back. Come join us as we raise awareness for safe cycling and money to purchase helmets for Harford County's youth riders. Cost: $25. Registration at active.com.
Saturday
June 27
Garrett County Gran Fondo Deep Creek Lake, MD � Garrett County
25, 44, 62, 102 and 125 miles. This Gran Fondo is a long distance, mass-participation, cycling event � not a race � that welcomes professional, amateur and recreational cyclists of all abilities.
Registration opens on Feb 1 with an early bird discount extended through Feb. 15 
Saturday
June 24
Two Rivers Bike Ride Centreville, MD.
15, 30, 65 and 100-mile routes along the many rolling roads of Queen Anne�s County include sweeping views of the Corsica and Chester rivers. The 100-mile route will lead you to Betterton Beach and then down through Tuckahoe State Park with its abundance of wildlife and forest. Ride starts at the Queen Anne's County Courthouse square in Centreville, MD.
Ride benefits the Centreville Branch of the Chesapeake YMCA (ride was previously sponsored by the Wye River Upper School).
$45 through March 31; $55 between April 1 and May 31; $65 between June 1 and June 23. $75 on the day of event.
Saturday
June 28
Bike Fresh - Allegheny County Allegheny County, PA.
>10, 25 and 25 miles meandering through the rolling hills and farmland of Cumberland County, PA. Sponsored by the Capital Resource Conservation and Development (RC&D) Area Council to benefit the South Central PA Chapter of Buy Fresh Buy Local. All routes begin and end at South Middleton Park in Boiling Springs, PA. Participants will find a picnic meal waiting for them at nearby Dickinson College Farm, with dishes prepared by local chefs, caterers and farmers. Afterward, visit with vendors and local artisans or get a relaxing massage. Tickets for riders and non-riding participants are $25.00 per person and includes the picnic; 5.00 "Early Bird" discount if your registration is received by July 21.Check back for registration and event details coming soon!
Sunday
June 24
Bay to Bay Ride Betterton, MD.
Choose from five routes between 26 and 102 miles in length. The 50, 85, and 102 routes take in the scenery of the heartland of the Upper Eastern Shore of Maryland and Delaware including farmlands, old country homes, quaint towns, and great country stores. The 27-mile ride is a loop through Historic Chestertown. Start 7:00-9:00 a.m. (special tandem start 8:00 a.m.) from Betterton Volunteer Fire Company.
Presented by the Chestertown Lions Club with proceeds to benefit Lions Club Leader Dog Program for the Blind. All blind riders may ride free.
$25 until May 15, $30 from May 16 to June 23; $40 on day of ride. Includes map, marked routes, gift (first 450 riders to register), sag, five food stops.
Saturday
July 7
Doublecross Metric Smyrna, DE.
31 and 62 miles. Many bicycle rides cross states that are measured in hundreds of miles and many days. The White Clay Bicycle Club offers an alternative that is modest in time, effort and stamina (a bicycle ride nearly anyone can do) that crosses and �doublecrosses� an entire state in only 31 total miles over flat terrain. In addition to the traditional route, the event offers a 62-mile (metric century) route for those who would like a longer ride. The 31-mile loop includes a food stop. The 62-mile loop includes three food stops.
$20 through June 1; $25 through June 24; $30 through July 1 on day of the ride.
Saturday
July 10
Alleghany Gran Fondo Clifton Forge/Covington, VA.
35, 60 and 88 miles in the beautiful Alleghany Highlands of Virginia. This is a timed cycling challenge with challenging routes, sag and neutral tech support, chip timing, pre and post- event food, drink and festival. Beginning at 8:30 AM in downtown Clifton Forge, VA, the ride will traverse the gorgeous back roads and challenging climbs of the area before finishing in downtown Covington with a finish line party that will deliver a good time for participants and residents, alike. The three courses will present a challenge for the riders, especially the middle (medio) and longest (gran) distance routes, which include the climb up Airport Road (VA Route 606). This route was used in the stage of the Tour of Virginia bicycle race that finished in Covington in 2007. A portion of the proceeds from the event will benefit the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson�s Research in its fight against this debilitating disease. The entrance fee of $75 includes free shuttle service, chip timing, T-Shirts for the first 100 riders and $5.00 meal discounts in Clifton Forge on Friday and in Covington on Saturday. You do not have to be from the Alleghany Highlands to volunteer. Family members of volunteers ride for only $25!
Saturday
July 14
Hidden Valley Mountain Metric Hidden Valley, PA.
35 mile (2,500 feet of climbing) and 67 mile (6,700 feet of climbing) options. Enjoy a fully-supported ride through the Laurel Highlands of southwestern Pennsylvania, including 6 categorized climbs. Registration includes locally sourced rest stop refreshments, long sleeve performance fabric T shirt, and post ride meal and entertainment. Limited to 200 riders.
Registration is $40 before April 15, then $60. Proceeds support the Hidden Valley Foundation to benefit Special Olympics Pennsylvania Winter Games (Nordic Events).
Sunday
July 16
Tour de Chocolate Town Hershey, PA.
15, 25, 25, and 50 mile loops. Do multiple loops to ride 40, 50, 75 miles or the full challenge of 100 miles.
Presented by the Hershey Company to raise funds for Miracle Network at Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital.
$50.
Saturday
July 11 -
Tuesday
July 14
The Greatest Bicycle Tour of the Historic C&O Canal
Almost 200 miles on the C&O Canal. No hills, no headwinds, & no cars. Plenty of food, lots of support, ride at your own pace, well organized.
Benefits the San Mar Children's Home in Boonsboro, Maryland.
$35 registration fee ($50 after June 30) and minimum fundrasing of $475 ($425 for those riding for only the weekend). For those exceeding minimum amounts there are prizes awarded for going above and beyond. Your registration fee and pledges provide transportation by charter bus to the start of the C&O Canal, all meals and snacks, free parking for your vehicle throughout the event, rest stops every ten to fifteen miles, camp fees paid for the first two nights or transportation to nearby hotels, hotel on the third night, transport of all gear throughout the event, T-shirt, water bottle, a TGBT patch, and return to your vehicle by charter bus from Georgetown at end of event.
Saturday
July 26
Shenandoah Valley Bike Festival Harrisonburg, VA.
25, 50 and 100 miles over the rolling roads of the beautiful Shenandoah Valley. All proceeds benefit Our Community Place (OCP), a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to including in its activities and programs those struggling with poverty, addiction, and difficult life circumstances. Registration fee is $35 per rider until July 12th, and $40 after July 12th through to the day of the event. Children under twelve ride for free. Registration includes free t-shirt, breakfast and lunch. Showers available. Checks can be made payable to "Our Community Place", or you may make payment through PayPal, or you may register at active.com.
Saturday
July 16
Wheels of Hope Lewisburg, WV.
29, 63 and 107 miles through the southern West Virginia countryside.
Presented by the Greenbrier Valley Bicycle Club with proceeds benefiting local cancer survivors. 
$45 until May 1, then $55. Register Before July 1, 2015 and to be guaranteed a t-shirt.
Saturday
July 14
New Holland Bicycle Race #2 New Holland, PA.
330 & 50+miles ride/race. (2500 - 4300 ft of climb). Bike & Cash prizes. Scenic Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. Rolling hills and No traffic.
Saturday
July 21
Heart of the Chesapeake Bike Tour Cambridge, MD.
9, 32, 52 and 66 miles through Dorchester County; all rides are flat and in low-traffic areas.
Sponsored by the Dorchester County Family YMCA to benefit the Dorchester YMCA Bob Brannock Endowment Fund and the Y's Scholarship Fund.
$40/$45/$50/$55/$65 through March 1/May 1/July 18/July 20/July 21 for 32 to 66 miles; includes t-shirt.
$30/$35/$40/$55 through May 1/July 18/July 20/July 21 for 9-mile family ride; t-shirt not included.
Sunday
July 22
Firefighter 50 Bike Ride Pleasant Valley, MD (6 miles west of Westminster, MD).
35, 50 and 102 miles through the beautiful countyside of Carroll and Frederick Counties in Maryland and Adams County in Pennsylvania. There is also the Dirty 30 which is a combination of paved and dirt roads. New for 2018: Century loop initial 25 miles modified plus keep an eye out for BIGFOOT on the Century loop.
Benefits the Pleasant Valley Fire Department in Westminster, MD.
$35 ($40 on day of the ride) includes lunch with all you can eat ice cream sundae bar. Optional t-shirt for $15.
Monday
Aug 1 -
Saturday
Aug 6
Wheels for Wells: Mid-Atlantic Water Tour Nags Head, NC to Ocean City, NJ
365 miles along the East Coast from the beautiful beaches of Nag�s Head, NC to the breathtaking shores of the Ocean City, NJ. Major cities en route include Virginia Beach, Salisbury, Chincoteague, and Dewey. Throughout the tour the team will help create awareness for the global water crisis and in particular how it affects villages and cities in North Africa. The goal is to raise over $100,000 for clean water projects in Sub-Sahara Africa.
Saturday
Aug 7
The Blue Ridge Bicycle Club Artie Levin Memorial Century Roanoke, VA.
25, 50 and 100 miles on the Historic '76 Bike route. The routes will travel towards Lexington which will be the turn around point for the Century. It will be a folded route �out and back. $40.00 for BRBC members and $50.00 for non-members until July 15,then $50.00 for members and $60.00 for non-members. Riders will receive a great goody bag, well stocked rest stops, full SAG support, and a delicious catered meal by Wildwood Smokehouse at the end of the ride. All finishers who register by July 24 will get a long-sleeve technical fiber shirt.
Saturday
Aug 4
Princeton Free Wheelers Bicycling Event West Windsor, NJ.
16, 23, 35, 50, 65 and 100 miles, from flats to rolling hills. Tour the New Jersey countryside on one of many rides from an easy 16 miles to a scenic century, from flats to rolling hills. Marked routes, cue sheets, rest stops with snacks, sags, free parking, and post-ride barbecue chicken lunch with music by DJ Sharon. Free t-shirt with pre-registration by July 25 or mail-in postmarked July 23. Price: $32 on-line; $35 mail-in; $35 day-of-ride (t-shirt not included); $10 for 16 yrs. and under.
Friday
Aug 2
Bike to the Beach Washington, DC to Dewey  Beach, DE.
104 miles from  Gonzaga High school in DC to Dewey Beach to benefit Autism Speaks. Standard Registration: $125.00 Individual registration for charity event includes custom B2B bike jersey, full-ride support, food, hydration, and finish-line festivities. Non-fundraiser registration: $500.00.
Saturday
Aug 6
Cumberland Valley Century Boonsboro, MD.
10, 25, 64 and 103 miles in Washington County.
Presented by the Cumberland Valley Cycling Club and benefits the San Mar Childrens Home..
$55  through July 30, then $65. Event day registration on site for the Century and Metric is $65 and $50 for the quarter century and ten miler. 
Saturday
Aug 6
Mountain Mama Road Bike Challenge Monterey, VA..
27, 53, 67 and 105 miles. The century route feature two states, three counties, 9 mountatins and 13,720 feet to climb.
Presented by the Highland County Recreation Commission.
$65 until July 1, then $75. Register early to gaurantee your t-shirt.
Saturday
Aug 4
Chocolate Tour Hershey, PA.
10, 30, 50, 75 and 100 miles through central Pennsylvania with its Amish farms, wooded areas, and covered bridges while visiting the historic chocolate towns of Hershey (home of Hershey's Chocolate), Elizabethtown (home of M and M Mars), and Lititz (home of Wilbur Chocolate Company).
All funds raised by the Chocolate Tour support cancer research at Penn State Hershey Cancer Institute.
$45 through July 8; $55 from July 9 to July 29; $65 on the day of the ride. Registrations received by early registration close date (July 8) guaranteed a commemorative shirt. Deadline for mail-in and online registrations is July 29. Other Chocalate Tour events are the Mike Geltrude Foundation Chocolate Tour 5K or 10K Walk and the Foreman Foundation Chocolate Tour 10K Run/Race.
Saturday
Aug 6 - Sunday
Aug 7
Bike MS: Mason-Dixon Challenge Fairfield, PA.
30, 70 and 100 miles on Saturday and 50 miles on Sunday from the Liberty Mountain Resort & Conference Center.
Presented by the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.
$5 for one day or $15 for two days, plus minimum fundraising of $250 for teo-day rider or $150 for one-day rider.
Saturday
Aug 12-
Sunday
Aug 13
Tour de Frederick Frederick, MD. 
Enjoy a cycling weekend to benefit the Boys and Girls Club of Frederick County.
13, 35, 62, and 100  miles on Saturday, followed by a finish-line party. America�s ONLY High Wheeled Bicycle Race (the National Clustered Spires High Wheel Race) is at 2:00 pm Saturday. The Frederick History Ride through downtown is on Sunday morning.
Saturday
Aug 13
Ride To See Galena, MD.
15, 30, 40, 62.5 and 100 miles take in the scenery of the heartland of Kent County.
Sponsored by the Galena Lions Club to benefit the blind.
$40 registration fee.
Saturday
Aug 13
This event has been cancelled
Eat A Peach Challenge Bike Ride
Westminster, MD.
33, 67, and 100 miles through Carroll and Frederick Counties. Start and finish at the Peach Festival at the Carroll County Agricultural Center in Westminster, MD.
Sponsored by Brain Injury Association of Maryland. Get together a team, or come join one, have a fantastic ride, enjoy some peaches, and raise money for a great cause!
$60 ($5 team discount). Online registration closes August 11 at midnight. You may register in person on August 13 between 7:00 am and 9:00 am at the Ag Center in Westminster.
Saturday
Aug 13
The Nightmare Tour Adamstown, PA.
100, 177, 200, 225 miles and 24 Hours. This legendary event is a rite of passage for any serious cyclist with a 225 mile route having 22,000 ft of climb and 20% grade slopes. It will test the super human or the clinically insane. Registration fee is $60.
Saturday
Aug 17
Anthem Moonlight Ride Richmond, VA.
8 and 17 miles. Take in the sights and sounds of Richmond by bike... under a full moon... with 3,500 other riders decked out in crazy lights and costumes. Then top it off with pizza, ice cream, a live concert and a Blue Moon beer (for you 21-and-uppers!). Cost:   Adults/Youth 8 to 14 -  through April 30, $30/$10; May 1 - July 15, $35/$15; July 16 - August 14, $40/$20; Walk up registration, Aug. 16-17 $50/$25. Online registration closes at 11:59 p.m. on August 14
Saturday
Aug 20
Tour de Lions Ashland, VA.
12, 25, 50, 75 and 100 miles on scenic back roads of Hanover County, Virginia. The ride starts at and is sponsored by the Food Lion in Ashland, Virginia, one mile off I-95, 78 miles south of the Washington DC Beltway. Registration fee is $20.00 ($10.00 for participants under the age of 18), plus a minimum donation of $50 (adult) and $35 (kids) to the Children's Miracle Network Hospitals of Richmond.
Sunday
Aug 19
The Lancaster Covered Bridge Classic (formerly Covered Bridge Metric Century) Lancaster, PA.
16, 31, 65 and 100 miles through some of Pennsylvania's most famous rural scenery. The 100 mile route option, which offers challenging climbing, is new for 2017. Each route traverses through covered bridges and past Amish farms. Presented by the Lancaster Bicycle Club with proceeds going to their grants program.
Registration will open 1/1/2018.
Saturday
Aug 22
Western Maryland Wheelmen Charity Ride Cumberland, MD.
21, 37, 75 and 102 miles through the mountains of Western Maryland from the C&O Canal terminus in Cumberland. There is also a 30 mile GAP trail ride for those who prefer not to ride on the road.
All proceeds benefits Salem's Children's Trust.
Online registration opens April 1.
Sunday
Aug 18
Team LIVESTRONG Challenge Philly Blue Bell, PA.
10 - to 100 miles through Pennsylvania countryside from Montgomery County Community College Campus. Registration is $45 through March 31. Minimum fundraising required is $250.
Saturday
Aug 25
Shorefire Century Middletown, DE.
35, 65, and 100 miles through flat to gently rolling farmland in central Delaware.
Presented by the White Clay Bicycle Club.
$20 through July 26; $25 through August 19; $30 on day of the ride.
Saturday
Aug 25
Hard Crab Century Crisfield, MD.
15, 65 and 100 mile routes along the many rolling roads of Somerset County including sweeping views of the Pocomoke forest and the Chesapeake Bay. The 100 mile ride will lead you through the Pocomoke forest with its abundance of wildlife and forest.  Visit the Crab Capital of the World in the town of Crisfield Md. BRING YOUR BIKE AND YOUR CRAB KNIFE. The ride benefits the American Heart Association and The Community Mediation Center of Somerset, Worcester and Wicomico County. $40 registration includes cue sheet/map, route marking and sag support, and rest stops providing bathrooms, food and drink and a finish line Crab Cake lunch special including drink. Registration 7 am to 9 am. Registrations can be made on line at www.CrabPlace.com  or by calling 410-968-2222, or at The Crab Place, 504 Maryland Avenue, Crisfield Md. 21817.
Saturday
Sep 23 -
Sunday
Sep 24
24 Baltimore Baltimore, MD.
A 24 hour cycling event from 2:00 PM � 2:00 PM at Johns Hopkins University�s Homewood Campus. Riders can ride the loop for as long or as little as they like,
Sponsored by the 24 Foundation to raise funds for the Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults. The ride, formerly known as �24 Hours of Booty� is in it�s 10th year.
$45 Registration fee includes event t-shirt, 4 hot meals, snacks and refreshments and bike support.
Saturday
Aug 27
Ride for Life Davidsonville, MD.
20 and 40 mile rides through scenic southern Anne Arundel County. Registration at 7 am, ride begins at 8 am. Ride begins and ends at Chesapeake Christian Fellowship, 377 W. Central Ave., Davidsonville, 21035. All proceeds go to American Cancer Society. Registration fee of $25 includes tek shirt. Register using Pay Pal at chesapeakechristianfellowship.org or send a check along with your name and address to the address above. Helmet required; must be at least 18 years of age. Must have helmet and be at least 18 years of age. Additional info: 410-798-1413.
Saturday
Aug 27
Bay Country Century Owings, MD.
25, 50, 62 or 100 miles on the Chesapeake Bay's western shore.
Sponsored by the Annapolis Bicycle Racing Team (ABRT).  A portion of the proceeds benefit the Chesapeake Bay Foundation and the St. Leonard Fire Department.
$30 through July 31; $40 until online registration closes; $50 on day of ride.
Sunday
Sept 25
Larry's Ride Reisterstown, MD.
22, 35, 50, and 75 mile challenging routes through beautiful Maryland countryside from Camp Milldale.
This is a fund-raising event for Bike Maryland, the state-wide advocay organization whose mission is to promote bicycling, increase safety, improve conditions, and provide a voice for bicyclists in Maryland.
$35 through June 30, then $35 until online registration closes; $60 onsite registration. Registration includes discount for Tour du Port, cue sheets, SAG support, rest stops, bbq lunch, 2 craft beers and all the cycling and socializing fun you can handle back at the post-ride celebration lunch!!
Saturday
Aug 27
Round the Valley Lebanon, PA. (between Harrisburg and Reading, PA)
25, 62 and 100 miles through the Lebanon Valley's Amish farmland, with spectacular views and lightly traveled roads. You may need to share the road with horse drawn vehicles as the plain folk move between farm, fields and market. Sponsored by the Lebanon Valley Bicycle Coalition and the Lebanon Valley Conservancy to raise money for  the conservation and preservation of the region's cultural, historical and natural resources.  $30.00 for metric and century. $20.00 for 25 mile ride. Age 12 and under is $12.50. Registration fee increases $10.00 on the day of the event. Commemorative tee shirts are available for $10.00 and must be ordered by August 5. Online registration at active.com.
Saturday
Aug 25
Western Maryland Wheelmen Charity Road Ride Cumberland, MD.
25, 37, 64 and 100 miles from the historic C&O Canal terminus, Canal Place, in quaint Victorian Cumberland, Maryland. Escape the heat with a ride in the beautiful mountains of Western Maryland. All rides include SAG support, well stocked rest stops every 20 miles, and lunch. Preregistration by August 21 is $32 for 25 or 37 miles; $37  for 64 or 100 miles. Same day registration is $35 for 25 or 37 miles; $40 for 64 or 100 miles. Proceeds benefit the Maryland Salem Children's Trust. www.mdsalem.com. Online registration at www.bikereg.com.
Saturday
Aug 27 - Sunday
Aug 28
Timmy's Century North Bend State Park, near Parkersburg, WV.
105 miles (58 miles on Saturday and 47 miles on Sunday). Enjoy cycling on the North Bend Rail Trail, a 72-mile long, mostly crushed stone multi-use trail in the heart of West Virginia. This event raises funds for the Timothy Quigley Foundation, an organization established to help relieve the financial burdens of families that are currently suffering from the emotional and financial stress of childhood cancer. Registration fee is $35 until July 31, $45 on or after July 31. Riders must raise a minimum of $300. The ride is fully supported including a professional bike mechanic and supplies, massage therapists, daily route maps, emergency phone numbers, sag vehicles to carry your personal gear, and overnight lodging at North Bend State Park. Breakfast and dinner will be at the Lodge and sponsored by local businesses and there are regular food and water stops along each days route that is sponsored by local groups in the area. Register by August 12 to be guaranteed a t-shirt.
Sunday
Aug 27
Reston Century Reston, VA.
35, 65, and 100 miles. The challenging Century and Metric routes follow beautiful rolling rural roads through scenic historical towns. The Half-Metric is relatively flat. Presented by the Reston Bicycle Club with proceeds benefiting various local support and non-profit organizations.
$45 May 1 - August 6; $60 August 7 - August 18; $75 on day of the ride. Registration fee includes t-shirt. Limit of 1,500 riders.
Monday
Sept 7
Brandywine Tour West Chester, PA..
26, 50, 65, 80 and 100 miles on rolling to hilly terrain in the Brandywine River Valley. Sponsored by the Delaware Valley Bicycle Club. Registration to open in July.
Saturday
Sept 8
Surry "Century" 2018 Surry, VA.
25, 50, 75 and 100 miles consisting of three loops of 25, 25 and 50 miles.
Peninsula Bicycling Association (PBA)'s annual September Century
$55 ($45 for PBA members) Additional $10 for on-site registration. ($10 discount for PBAA members.) Registration includes T-shirt.
Saturday
Sept 8
BBC Civil War Century Thurmont, MD.
25, 51, 64, 75 and 102 miles. Visit famous historical sites while enjoying low traffic roads and breathtaking scenery. The 25-mile beginner route crosses three covered bridges, while the longer routes visit the Gettysburg battlefield site. The challenging, hilly century route also visits the Crampton's Gap, South Mountain and Antietam battlefield sites. Presented by the Baltimore Bicycling Club.
Registration will open in early June and is limited to 1800 riders.
Saturday
Sept 6
Lake Anna Century Classic Spotsylvania, VA.
60 and 100 miles around scenic Lake Anna and through the quiet and rolling Piedmont of Spotsylvania, Orange, Louisa, and Hanover counties in central Virginia. Having no mountain climbs, traffic, or anything larger than a village to contend with, this classic is the perfect opportunity to satisfy any cyclist�s century goals.  There will be a mass start at 8:00am from Spotsylvania High School.  Registration fee of $40 by April 1st ($45 day of ride) includes t-shirt.  Add $4 to register through active.com. All proceeds will benefit Law Enforcement United
Saturday
Sept 9
Bowie State University Bike Tour Bowie, MD.
20, 46, 65 and 100 miles from Bowie State University.
Presented by Bowie Metropolitan Alumni Chapter. The Getting It In (GII) Cyclists and Phase Cycling clubs are helping host of this event. Proceeds benefit the university's scholarship fund and local charities.
$35 through March 31; $45 from April 1 to July 31; $55 from August 1 to September 8.
Saturday
Sept 10
Shorebird Century Parsonsburg, MD.
RIDE WAS POSTPONED FROM MAY DUE TO SEVERE WEATHER
15, 35 and 65 miles on the lightly traveled scenic roads of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, generally northeast of Salisbury, Maryland.
Presented by the American Cancer Society. This ride is held in honor and in memory of all who have been touched by cancer.
$35 until August 26; $45 after August 26. Fee includes t-shirt, map/cue sheet, marked route, sag services, rest stops, an after-the-ride lunch and drinks with music!
Saturday
Sept 8
Amish Country Bike Tour Dover, DE.
15, 25, 50, 62 and 100-mile loops through the flatlands of Delaware�s Amish farmlands. All ages and abilities; rest stops including the famous Amish school house where the Amish serve homebaked pies and cookies. Plenty of healthy food stops. After-tour party, live music, yard games and catered picnic.
Sponsored by Kent County Tourism to benefit local non-profit organizations.
$40/adult or $20/youth (5-16 yrs) for early-bird registration before July 1. $50/adult or $25/youth (5-16 yrs) from July 1 to July 31. $60/Adult or $30/youth (5-16 yrs) from August 1 to September 1 and on day of the ride.  Optional t-shirt is $15 ($17 for XXL).
Saturday
Sept 9
Amish Country Classic Bird-in-Hand, PA.
12, 23 and 62 mile loops on the back roads of Amish Country in Lancaster County.
Presented by the Rotary Club of Paradise, PA, to raise funds for community charities.
$50. T-shirts are guaranteed to those registered by August 27; ​for registrants after August 27, they are available on a first-come first-served basis while quantities last.
Sunday
Sept 9
Shenandoah Valley Century Harrisonburg, VA .
Presented by the Shenandoah Valley Bicycle Coalition. Proceeds support the coalition's mission to build better communities in the Valley.
Saturday
Sept 6
Skipjack Bike Tour Deal Island Harbor, 14 miles west of Princess Anne, MD.
15, 30 and 65miles through marshlands, wildlife areas and picturesque harbors on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. If you�re looking for a ride where the roads have very little traffic and the number of riders is in the hundreds instead of the thousands, this is the ride for you. Benefits the Deal Island/Chance Volunteer Fire Company. Location: Deal Island Harbor - From Princess Anne, go 14 miles west on Route 363, turn right after bridge at harbor. $30 before Aug. 31, then $40. T-shirts for all riders, rest stops, EMS available, sag wagon, and unforgettable "Brownies." Come for the weekend and bring your Kayaks For information about Somerset County and places to stay go to: www.visitsomerset.com
Saturday
Sept 10
Lakes and Grapes Century Fredericksburg, VA.
20, 50, 68, 80 and 100 miles.
Proceeds benefit the Spotsylvania Greenway Initiative  and to the Ron Rosner Family YMCA of Spotsylvania County, a not- for- profit organization which helps improves the lives of citizens in Spotsylvania County.
$45 for 50, 68, 80 and 100  mile rides  before January 1; $55 before May 1; $60 before September 3; $65 on day of the ride.
$20  for the 20 mile ride (does not include lunch) before Januuary 1; $25 until September 3; $30 on day of the ride. Optional t-shirts for $15-$20 until August 26.
Saturday
Sept 15
Rappahannock Rough Ride  Washington, VA.
12, 33 and 60 miles over paved roads; or a 20-mile or 30-mile paved and unpaved course.
This event is a fundraiser for the patients of the Fauquier and Rappahannock Free Clinics.
Early registration: $40 for adults and $20 for children under 12. $50 for on-site registration on day of the ride for adults and $30 for children 12 and under. Registration includes a t-shirt.
Breakfast will be available at the fire hall for an additional $8 cash, benefiting the Washington Volunteer Fire and Rescue.
Saturday
Sept 15
Pecometh Upper Shore Century Centreville, MD.
12, 33, 72 and 100 miles from the Pool Pavilion of Camp Pecometh, 136 Bookers Wharf Road, Centreville, MD 21617. Autumn is a wonderful time to cycle around the beautiful Eastern Shore of Maryland. Pecometh welcomes cyclists to our inaugural bicycling adventure. The routes are flat and explore the scenery of Queen Anne�s, Kent, and Caroline counties. Proceeds will benefit Camp Pecometh�s children�s programs. Pre-registration fee is $30 until August 15; then $35 thereafter; $40 day of ride. Optional: Pecometh Upper Shore Century Sport-Tek Shirt - $15; pre-order by August 15. Online registration at active.com.
Saturday
Sept 15
Piedmont Wine Challenge Bike Ride DeJon Vineyards, Hydes, MD.
6 Mile Family Ice Cream ride, 25 mile Pink Ribbon Ride, metric century and The Piedmont Wine Challenge century ride. The metric and century routes will ride pass all or some of the Piedmont Wine Trail wineries. Proceeds raised go to support the local breast cancer programs of The Red Devils and The Active Survivor Network. Registration is $40 until 9/2-2012 and $45 after 9/2/2012 and on site and includes lunch, supported rest areas, SAG. Raffle tickets can be purchased online at www.bike4breastcancer.org  after 5/1/2012 and prizes will be awarded at the post ride party. Register at www.active.com. For more information contact Adele at bike4breastcancer@hotmail.com
Saturday
Sept 15
Saint Michaels Historic Century Saint Michaels, MD.
25, 62.5 and 100 miles on flat country roads, great for training as well as sightseeing. Join special guest Bob Roll (Tour de France cyclist/commentator) and be a part of the Bike Doctor Tradition! Bicycle with friends or individually to the most scenic places surrounding historic Talbot County. The full Century route has a 20-minute ferry ride across the Tred Avon River to Oxford. There will be support staff at St. Michael's Elementary School and staffed aid stations along the route. Check in and late Registration for the ride begins at 7:00 a.m. Start time is at 8:00 a.m., and strongly urge everyone to leave at this time. Riders can pick up their registration packets at the St. Michaels Elementary School. $45 registration before September 13. Day of registration will be available for $50/rider. T-Shirts will be given to pre-registered riders only.
Sunday
Sept 14
Larry's Ride Reisterstown, MD.
20 to 75 miles through beautiful, scenic and challenging terrain in Baltimore County. Stay afterwards for the lunch barbecue celebration with music, socializing and activities! This is a Bike Maryland fundraiser for bicycle safety issues and programs. Registration to open in June.
Saturday
Sept 17
Heart of Virginia Bike Festival Hanover, VA.
11, 34, 64 and 101 miles from the Hanover County Courthouse. Portions of the route are near areas that will be part of the UCI Road World Championships the following week.Presented by the Richmond Area Bicycling Association (RABA) help support RABA, the RABA Foundation, and projects like �Bikes for Kids.�
$40 for RABA member ($45 for nom-member) through August 15, $55 through September 15, 65 on-site.
Sunday
Sept 16
Back Roads Century Shepherdstown, WV.
23, 47, 52, 64 and 101 from Shepherd University. Some routes will follow parts of the Potomac River, with rolling hills taking you past apple orchards and many farms. Presented by PPTC (Potomac Pedalers Touring Club).
Registration (June 20 - August 31); Non-Members: $80; Potomac Pedalers Members: $55. Optional t-shirt is $19. Limit of 2,000 riders.
Sunday
Sept 17
Boys and Girls Clubs of Central Virginia Cycling Challenge Crozet, VA.
25, 50, 75, and 100 miles west of Charlottsville. Also, a 8-mile family ride. 
Proceeds benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Virginia.
Sunday
Sept 17
Three Creek Century Carlisle, PA.
25, 50, 75 and 100 miles through the scenic Cumberland Valley of central Pennsylvania. Ride on lightly traveled roads along and over the Conodoguinet, Yellow Breeches and Big Spring creeks which feed the Susquehanna river.
Presented by the Harrisburg Bicycle Club.
$20 by August 15, $25 after August 16 and $30 after Sept 4. $5.00 for riders under age 18.  Registration is available the day of the event. Moisture-wicking long or short sleeve t-shirts are sold separately. Shirts must be pre-ordered by 8/15/16.
Sunday
Sept 16
Ride for Clean Rivers Wye Mills, MD.
20, 35 and 62 mile routes along the back roads of Talbot and Queen Anne's Counties in support of clean water for our Eastern Shore rivers. All donations benefit ShoreRivers, a non-profit organization dedicated to the restoration and protection of the Chester River, Choptank River, Eastern Bay, and the Miles, Sassafras Wye Rivers. As a rider, you can get your friends, family, neighbors, and business associates to sponsor your ride all in support of clean Eastern Shore rivers. You can also sponsor a team or make a general donation to the ride.
$50 Early Bird registration until July 31, $60 After July 31, $70 After Sept. 9 and on day of event, $15 Kids 17 and under. Includes t-shirt(if registered by 9/9), marked routes and SAG support, rest stops with food, drink and bathrooms, BBQ lunch with live music, and pre-ride snacks and coffee.
Saturday
Sept 17
Greater Maryland Bike4BreastCancer Bike Ride Bel Air, MD.
12, 25, 40, 62 and 100 miles (combining the 40 and 62 mile routes through Harford County. Proceeds raised will go to support the programs of The Active Survivor Network and The Red Devils. Registration will open at 7 AM. Marked routes, SAG, rest stops, cue sheets, maps provided as well as lunch from 11 to 3. Massages will be available due to the generously donated service of Siesta Massage Therapy Associates. Registration is $30 by September 4, 2011 and $35 after September 4, 2011 as well as on site-registration. Includes lunch from 11 to 3.
Saturday
Sept 21
Bike Shenandoah Harrisonburg, VA.
5, 15, 30, 62 or 100 miles from Eastern Mennonite School, 801 Parkwood Drive, Harrisonburg, VA 22802. Maps for the routes are provided; rest stops with locally prepared foods are along the way. This is a charity ride which benefits service agencies.
Saturday
Sept 22
Ride for Health Bike Tour Westminster, MD.
8, 31 and 62 miles (metric century) through the rolling hills of Carroll County from the Carroll County Agriculture Center. This ride is not flat, but very beautiful! Sponsored by Access Carroll to raise funds to help provide health care for uninsured people of all ages. Pre-registration is $40 ($20 for children 15 and under) by Wednesday, August 31. Registration fee includes commemorative t-shirt (pre-registrants), light pre-ride breakfast, rest stops featuring treats, cookies and other refreshments during the ride, and lunch after the ride. Onsite registration will be available the day of the ride. Ride is in partnership with The Maryland Wine Festival.
Saturday Sept 23 West Wicomico Heritage Bike Tour Salisbury, MD.
32, 50 or 62 miles across 300 years of Maryland history, starting at Pemberton Historical Park. Riders will explore Whitehaven, Hebron, Quantico and Bivalve�s Cedar Hill Marina.
The ride is presented by Wicomico County Recreation, Parks & Tourism in partnership with the Whitehaven Heritage Association and Pemberton Hall Foundation. Proceeds go toward historical preservation of Pemberton Historical Park and the Whitehaven Schoolhouse as well as environmental education programs offered to Wicomico County children and families.
$35 for adults through Aug. 25; $40 afterward. $20 for children ages 8-18; $25 afterward. Children ages 7 and under ride free (no shirt included). Register by Sept. 4 to guarantee an event shirt.
Saturday
Sept 26 -
Sunday
Sept 27
Bike MS: Bike to the Bay Dover, DE.
775, 50, 75, 100, 150, and 175 mile routes from Dover; 45 mile route from Felton; 17 mile route from Milton.
Sponsored by the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.
$20 through 9/26/14, $35 through 1/22/15, $50 through 5/28/15, $65 through 8/27/15, $75 through 9/19/15. Fundraising minimum of $300.
Saturday
Sept 24
Pocomoke Warrior Ride Pocomoke City, MD
15, 35 and 70 miles through southern Worcester County on some beautiful, lightly traveled roads from Newtown Park in Pocomoke City, MD (about an hour south of Ocean City, MD). Sponsored by the Pocomoke High School Athletic Boosters. Registration for  adults is $35 per rider until Aug 25th, after that $45. T-shirts are included for all registrations until Aug 24th, T-shirts may be included for those who register after Aug 24th, but on a first come, first served basis. This will be a nice warm-up ride before the Seagull Century on 15 October.
Saturday
Sept 21
Haiti 80 Family Fun Bike Ride Severna Park, MD
10, 50 miles (80 kilometers) and 62.5 (metric century) between Annapolis and the BWI Airport Trail to provide funds for the education of the children of Gros Morne, Haiti. Event starts and ends at the Severna Park Community Center, 623 Baltimore Annapolis Boulevard Severna Park, MD. Start times from 7:00-11:30 am with end at 2:00 pm. Ice cream social at end of ride. Well-marked routes, on-trail support, and enroute snacks at rest stops throughout each route. All proceeds benefit the La Resurrection School in Haiti. Registration fee for adult riders is $40 before  September 13, then $45; Youth 12 and under free when accompanied by an adult; Virtual riders for same price. All profits go to support the Haiti mission of St Martin's in-the-Field Episcopal Church.
Saturday
Sept 23
St Mary's Century Mechanicsville, MD.
38, 63 and 100 miles from Margaret Brent Middle School.
Presented by the Patuxent Velo Cycling Club.
$30 to May 31, $40 from June 1 to August 25, then $50. Riders registering before 8/26/17 will receive a St. Mary�s Century T-shirt. All riders can enjoy a delicious BBQ at the end of the ride.
Saturday
Sept 23
Tour de Sussex Georgetown, DE.
25, 50, 62 or 100 miles through the charming towns of Georgetown, Milton, Lewes, Rehoboth Beach, Dewey Beach, Bethany Beach, Fenwick Island, and Laurel.
Ride to support scholarships for Kids on Campus and professional development courses.
$55 by August 31, then $75, includes long-sleeve t-shirt. Group registrations of 6 or more receive a $5 discount per person.
Saturday
Sept 24
Bath County Harvest Moon Festival Century and Metric Ride Warm Springs, VA.
61 and 102 miles through hills around Warm Springs. Presented by the Bath County Tourism with proceeds to benefit bicycling in Bath County, Virginia. $50 until 9/1 at 9 pm, price then goes to $60. Make it a weekend at the Bath County Harvest Moon Festival, with music, food, and vendors at the Farmers Market in downtown Hot Springs.
Sunday
Sept 25
Charity Bike Tour & Family Festival Hunt Valley, MD
5, 15, 30 and 60 miles from Oregon Ridge Park in Hunt Valley will take cyclists along country roads in northern Baltimore County. This event is hosted by There Goes My Hero Foundation. Registration starts at 6:00 a.m., with a shot-gun start at 9:00 a.m. Registration Fees are: $35 for 5 mile ride, $50 for 15 mile and 30 mile ride, and $100 for 60 mile ride. Fee includes event tee shirt, protein snacks, rest stop refreshments, and admission to the Family Festival, including lunch and live entertainment. There Goes My Hero is a 501(c)(3), non-profit organization whose mission is to restore hope to Leukemia patients and their families by increasing bone marrow registrants, providing nutritious meals, and supporting blood cancer research. For more information, go to www.theregoesmyhero.org or call 410-299-1422.
Sunday
Sept 22
Gran Fondo National Championship Frederick, MD.
32, 62 and 100 miles, with the 100 mile loop having 10,000 feet of climbing. Must register by 4/7/12 to receive an event T-shirt. Register now to avoid price increases. Current price $95, $75, $50. This event raises funds for the Fredrick Bicycle Coalition. Funds are earmarked to promote youth cycling activities.
Sunday
Sept 22
??? Mt. Airy, MD.
14, 35 or 63 miles from the Linganore Winecellars in Mt. Airy, finishing with lunch and a wine tasting. Sponsored by the National MS Society. $25 registration fee plus a minimum of $150 fundraising.
Friday
Sept 26 -
Sunday
Sept 28
Lancaster Weekend Lancaster, PA..
Three days of cycling the scenic, rolling roads of the Amish heartland, with rides ranging from 16 to 61 miles. Lodging on Friday and Saturday nights at the Mill Stream Country Inn. All rooms have two queen beds and cable TV. An indoor storage room for bikes is provided.  Wine, cheese and dessert parties in the Mill Stream�s hospitality room on Friday and Saturday evenings. Deluxe continental breakfast on Saturday and Sunday at the Mill Stream Country Inn. Buffet dinner on Saturday at the Bird-in-Hand Restaurant. (Friday dinner is on your own.) Complimentary rooms for showering on Sunday. $220 for double occupancy. $20 less for members of the Baltimore Bicycling Club; $115 more for single occupancy.
Saturday
Sept 23
Washington DC Tour de Cure Washington, DC.
13, 33 and 50 miles from the Washington Monument in downtown DC. Ride among the monuments on a closed course in downtown DC, then extend into some great riding roads in Montgomery County Maryland. Sponsored by the American Diabetes Association to raise money for diabetes research, advocacy and educational programs. Registration fee of $15.00. All cyclists must meet the fundraising minimum of $250 in addition to the registration fee. Riders receive a commemorative Tour de Cure T-shirt on the day of the event.
Sunday
Sept 27
Tour du Port Baltimore, MD. 
13, 30, 35, and 50 mile routes from Canton Park in Baltimore City - including a NEW urban adventure route featuring miles of single track within the city limits.
This is an annual Bike Maryland fundraiser supporting bike advocacy and education.
$35 through June 30, then $35 until online registration closes; $60 onsite registration. Registration includes discount for Larry's Ride, cue sheets, SAG support, rest stops, bbq lunch, 2 craft beers and all the cycling and socializing fun you can handle back at the post-ride celebration lunch!
Saturday
Sept 23 -
Sunday
Sept 24
24 Baltimore Baltimore, MD.
A 24 hour cycling event from 2:00 PM � 2:00 PM at Johns Hopkins University�s Homewood Campus. Riders can ride a 3-mile loop for as long or as little as they like,
Sponsored by the 24 Foundation to raise funds for the Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults. The ride, formerly known as �24 Hours of Booty� is in it�s 10th year.
$45 Registration fee includes event t-shirt, 4 hot meals, snacks and refreshments and bike support. Fundraising minimum: $200
Sunday Sept 24 Cannonball Century Fredericksburg, VA.
30, 67 or 102 mile routes over flat to fairly hilly roads through scenic central Virginia from Curtis Memorial Park, 58 Jesse Curtis Ln, Hartwood, VA.
Presented by the Fredericksburg Cyclists Club with a portion of the event proceeds going to area charities.
$40 until August 15th for Ages 12 and up. Ages 11 and under ride for free.
$50 August 16 to September 16; $60 on-site registration. Optional t-shirt is $15 with pre-registration.
Sunday
Sept 30
Cannonball Century Hartwood, VA.
30, 67 and 102 miles through the beautiful countryside of Stafford and Fauquier counties near historic Fredericksburg. Cycle among secluded woodland roads, ranches and farms in the midst of historic locations of the civil war era. Includes rest stops and full post-ride lunch. Hosted by the Fredericksburg Cyclists Club.
$40 through August 15th, then $50 through Sep.16th. Day of ride registration $60. The club donates a portion of the proceeds to a variety of local charities.
Saturday
Sept 30
Cycling for Our Heroes Aberdeen, MD.
11, 32, and 46 mile rides through beautiful Harford County Maryland farmland with views of the Chesapeake Bay.  Presented by Cycling for Our Heroes  to benefit the proposed Fisher House at Perry Point Maryland VA Medical Center.  Free to cyclists thanks to sponsors -- donations accepted.  Includes donor lunch.
Saturday
Sept 30
Savage Century Newark, DE
40, 60, 75 or 100 miles.
Presented by the White Clay Bicycle Club
$20 until August 30; $25 August 31 to September 23; $30 September 24 to 30. 28.
Thursday
Oct 1 -
Sunday
Oct 4
Ride Allegheny Pittsburg, PA.
300+ miles over four days from Pittsburgh to Darnestown, MD. News story. Press Release.
This is a Fund Raiser for Operation Second Chance � local charity supporting wounded veterans.
Registration opens 3/1/2015.
Saturday
Oct 6
Seagull Century Salisbury, MD.
62 and 100 miles. Registration opens May 15th, 2018. Proceeds benefit dozens of non-profit organizations.
$75 until September 15 AT 5 PM; $90 on September 15 AFTER 5 PM; online registration closes October 5. Includes long-sleeve t-shirt.
Sunday
Oct 7
Lifeline 100 Millersville, MD.
15, 30, 62 and 100 miles. Presented by The Anne Arundel County Police, the Department of Recreation and Parks and Advocates for Annapolis and Anne Arundel County (BikeAAA). Proceeds benefit Anne Arundel County non-profits.
$20/$25/$35/$45 for 15/30/62/100 miles before June 1; add $5 from June 1 to ride day. $30/$35/$50/$60 for walk-in registration on the day of the ride. Registration includes t-shirt. Optional club-fit jersey $49 or race-fit jersey $66, plus shipping and handling.
Saturday
Oct 5
HERO-PALOOZA Oregon Ridge Park, Hunt Valley, MD.
12, 25 or a 60 miles for cyclists. Runners will participate in a 5K, USATF Certified Course. Walkers will participate in a non-timed, family-friendly 5K Walk. Cyclists and Runners will enjoy event tee shirts, and rest stops with refreshments. With every mile you ride, run or walk, you can raise money to help individuals and families with Leukemia and other blood cancers. Great swag items for fundraising efforts. $25 registration includes an event t-shirt.  For an additional $10, you can participate in a post-ride celebration Crab Feast/Cookout at The Family Festival. Net proceeds from HERO-PALOOZA benefit There Goes My Hero Foundation � Providing Hope and Nourishment to Leukemia Patients and Their Families.
Saturday
Oct 7
Culpeper Cycling Century Culpeper, VA.
30, 60 and 100 miles of countryside riding with great scenic beauty and paved roads in Culpeper County.
Proceeds benefit the Culpeper Recreation Foundation
$30 by July 1, $35 July 2 - Sept. 4, $45 Sept. 5 Oct. 1, $50 on day of the ride for the 30-mile route.
$40 by July 1, $45 July 2 - Sept. 4, $55 Sept. 5 Oct. 1, $60 on day of the ride for the 60- and 100-mile routes.
Lunches will be provided for the participants of the 60 & 100 mile routes. The first 500 registered participants will receive a long sleeve event t-shirt.
Sunday
Oct 2
Montgomery County Farm Tour and Picnic Poolesville, MD.
18, 28, 40, 58 and 77 miles from Poolesville Golf Course.  All routes offer beautiful scenery and stay mainly on quiet roads.
Presented by Potomac Pedalers Touring Club (PPTC) with proceeds benefitting the Montgomery County Alliance and the Agricultural Reserve. Registration includes a picnic lunch at Kingsbury's Orchard.
$30.00 for PPTC members and $40.00 for non-members before July 30. $40.00 for PPTC members and $50.00 for non-members from August 1 to September 23. Limit 450 riders. No onsite registration.
Saturday
Oct 11
Valley Rally Bike Ride Clear Brook, VA. (6 miles north of Winchester, VA.)
10 (Family Route), 25, 50, 65 (metric century), and 100 miles through the beautiful Northern Shenandoah Valley of Virginia and Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia.  Registration fee of $35 includes t-shirt. Ride benefits Boy Scouts of America.
Sunday
Oct 2
Gran Fondo Colnago Washington, D.C.
100 miles, 100 km and 50 km. �Gran Fondo� means �Big Ride� in Italian. Gran Fondos are long distance, mass-participation cycling events � not races � that are immensely popular in Italy.  Participation is open to recreational and competitive amateur cyclists, and tens of thousands of riders of all abilities participate.
Saturday
Oct 7
Heart and Health Charity Bike Tour Bladensburg, MD.
2, 36 and 60 miles from Bladensburg Waterfront Park. The ride will travel through parts of the Anacostia Tributary Trail System.
Proceeds will benefit critical delivery of services, such as cardiac surgery and rehabilitation programs at Prince George�s Hospital Center.
Fees: Free (Youth ages 9 and under); $25 (Youth ages 10-17 and Seniors 65+); $50 (Adults). Boys Scouts and Girl Scouts Special Merit-Badge Rate @ $15/pp
Sunday
Oct 8
Larry's Ride Oregon Ridge Park, Cockeysville, MD.
Four routes of 26 to 65 miles through Baltimore County to remember Larry Bensky, who was struck by a car and killed while bicycling, and to bring attention to the need for increased driver awareness on our roads in Maryland.
This is a fund-raising event for Bike Maryland, the state-wide advocac organization whose mission is to promote bicycling, increase safety, improve conditions, and provide a voice for bicyclists in Maryland.
$60 to October 6.
Saturday
Oct 12
Page County Grown Century Luray, VA.
26, 55 and 100 miles on mostly back roads throughout Page County (a unique and historic section of the Shenandoah Valley which lies between Massanutten Mountain to the west and the Blue Ridge to the East) visiting area farms as well as downtown Shenandoah. Presented by Pace Valley Cycling. Century $50; Half-Century $45; and Quarter Century $40: (price includes t-shirt and food).   Day of registration is allowed, but you MUST register online to guarantee a tee-shirt and food. All proceeds beyond expenses to benefit Page County Grown, supporting local growers and the local economy. Once you reach the finish at Performing Arts Luray, you will be treated to Page County Grown food and entertainment.
Friday
Oct 14-
Sunday
Oct 16
Shenandoah Fall Foliage Festival Staunton, VA.
6 to 100 miles. Perfectly suited for a wide range of cyclists: from motivated century riders to families with young children (and all levels in between), the weekend offers well-marked courses with maps and cue sheets, plentiful rest stops with abundant snacks, a hearty lunch on Saturday and a brunch on Sunday, evening entertainment, and discounts to local attractions.
$85 per adult (18 and older), $15 for children 6-17 with a full paid adult. Add $10 late fee after September 30, add $25 walk-in late fee to register on-site.
Sunday
Oct 16
Lifeline 100 Millersville, MD.
15, 30, 65 and 100 miles. Presented by The Anne Arundel County Police, the Department of Recreation & Parks and  Advocates for Annapolis & Anne Arundel County (BikeAAA). Proceeds benefit Anne Arundel County non-profits.
$20/$30/$40/$50 for 15/30/65/100 miles before June 1; add $5 from June 1 to ride day. Optional Jersey $49 plus shipping and handling.
Saturday
Oct 14
New Holland Bicycle Race New Holland, PA.
30 and 50+ mile loops in scenic Lancaster County, PA.  Race it or Ride it. Do it for the time or the challenge.  The first half of the course has big rolling hills and fast descents with one good climb to the top of Welsh Mountain.  From Welsh Mtn intermediate cyclists can cut out and coast downhill  5 miles to the start. The second part of the course has stronger climbs and faster descents.Cash/Prizes for 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th. 4300-4600 ft raw climb.
Saturday
Oct 21
Smithfield Century Bike Tour Smithfield, MD.
25, 35 and 62 miles. Scenic ride from Windsor Castle Park through the beautiful farmlands of Isle of Wight, past historic sites, and along the Pagan River. Live music, food vendors and a beer garden await the riders at the finish.
Presented by the Isle of Wight-Smithfield-Windsor Chamber of Commerce.
$35 for 35 or 62 miles before October 1; $30 for 25 miles before October 1. Add $5 on or after October 1. Teams of 6 or more save $5 per person on registration. Same day registration is available. Commemorative ride shirt guaranteed for all registrations received by October 13.
Saturday
Oct 19
Rotary Club FallFest Bike Ride Waldorf, MD.
31 and 61 miles through historic and well preserved Charles County, featuring the Indian Head Trail, Port Tobacco, Potomac River, and Mattawan Creek. After the ride, enjoy the FallFest with lots of fun, entertainment, art festival and concert. Local artists will display their paintings and craftwork while local produce will be provided by the farmers market. The cost of the event is $35.00 for early registration and $45.00 five days prior to the day of the event. Free bag and shirts for early registration. Online registration at https://endurancecui.active.com/event-reg/select-race?e=4210703. The FallFest is an annual fundraising event which benefits the Charles County Library Reading Programs and Neighborhood.
Saturday
Oct 19
Crop Hop Gilbert Run Regional Park, MD.
Rides available between 5-63 miles - a bike tour of Southern Maryland farms offering riders a unique experience touring the food and farms of Charles County. Sponsored by the Southern Maryland Agriculture Development Commission and Charles County, with all money raised going to help low income communities receive fresh, local produce with the help of the Southern Maryland Food Bank. Riders will stop periodically to tour farms and refresh themselves on locally oriented snacks. Riders will also receive a meal upon completing their routes cooked locally and consisting of local ingredients. Registration fee is $60 for the 30-63 mile rides; $40 for the 10-20 mile ride; $40 adults, $20 children under 14, (kids pulled behind bikes ride free) for the short (~5 mile) family ride.
Saturday
Oct 19
Shelter Century Fall Foliage Ride St. Michaels, MD.
11, 31 and 62.5 miles. Proceeds will benefit the Talbot Interfaith Shelter - a cold weather homeless shelter in Talbot County, MD. The fall foliage ride takes cyclists through five picturesque waterside villages in Talbot County, sharing the view with skipjacks, local watermen and sailboat races on the Miles River and the Chesapeake Bay. Starting and ending at the St. Michaels Elementary School, the town of St. Michaels offers cyclists and their families shopping, dining and historic lodging. The event is a ride, not a race, and is fun for the entire family. Rest stops are available for all courses with light food, refreshments and restrooms. All cyclists are treated with homemade pies of every kind at the end of the event, and cyclists on the 31 mile and 62.5 mile rides are invited to the St. Michaels Crab and Steak House for free beer and crab balls on the town�s waterfront afterwards. Registration fee: 11-mile Family Fun Ride - $45 for family (2 adults and two minor children), $25 adult, $15 for student (max age 21).  31 and 62.5-mile routes - $52 before September 15, $60 from September 16 to October 17, $70 on day of ride, $15 for student (max age 21).
Sunday
Oct 21
Cycle for Life Herrington Harbour South, Rose Haven, MD.
20 miles, 40 miles or 62.5 miles through some of the most scenic landscapes in Maryland. Cycle at your own pace, starting at 8 am. Enjoy a family friendly after party with refreshments, beer garden and entertainment. The Aptalis CF Cycle for Life at Herrington Harbour features well-stocked rest stops every 10-12 miles, bike mechanics along the route, support vehicles, ride marshals, meals and much more. Cyclists are required to raise a minimum of $165 to participate, registration is $25.
Saturday
Oct 22
The Crop Hop St. Mary's County, MD.
The Crop Hop is a bike tour designed to highlight the connection between farms, fresh food and good health, and to help provide fresh farm foods to low-income families in Southern Maryland. As always, early registration comes with a local lunch, locally-sourced snacks and a commemorative t-shirt. The routes and farms will be set up in late spring, and registration will be open soon! Watch the Facebook page at www.facebook.com/TheCropHop for updates and announcements!
Saturday
Oct 24
The Great Pumpkin Ride Warrenton, VA.
30, 48 and 68 miles. Sponsored by the Fauquier Trails Coalition, a non-profit organization dedicated to the development & operation of a countywide greenway system for the benefit of the people of Fauquier County.
$55 includes t-shirt. Registration is online only, and limited to 1,250 riders. Registration will close on October 17th, 2015, or they we reach 1,250 riders � whichever comes first.
Saturday
Oct 27
Between the Waters Bike Tour Onancock, VA
100, 60, 40 or 25 miles on Virginia's Eastern Shore, the longest stretch of natural coastline remaining on the east coast, with views of the Atlantic seaside and the Chesapeake Bay. Limit 1000 riders.
$55 for adults, $15 for kids 6-12 years before August 31. $65/$20 after August 31. Kids under 6 are free with adult. Includes picnic, rest stops with snacks and drinks, t-shirt (if pre-ordered), free Friday fun ride, marked route, cue sheet and SAG services. Proceeds go to Citizens for a Better Eastern Shore [CBES].
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