The fifth annual Tour de Tysons Grand Prix Bicycle Race will be held Saturday, March 17th from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. The event, which last year drew 300 competitors, will feature races between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. on a closed, circular course.
Event Notes: A MABRA Road Cup Event
MABRA Class 1 event held under USA Cycling permit number – 2018 XXX
Equal cash prize payouts for Men P/1/2/3 and Women P/1/2/3 category races.
Course Description: Back to the traditional (1996-2013) course : 1.1 mile counter clockwise loop with a big-ring uphill, and a finish on the flat Westpark Dr. NO FREE LAP. Run under road race rules. Course is Westpark Dr, Jones Branch Dr, and Westbranch Dr.
GPS coordinates: 38.927088, -77.221500
Address: 1517 Westbranch Dr., Tysons, VA 22102
From I495/Capital Beltway, exit on Rt 123/Dolley Madison Blvd South. (towards Vienna)
Turn RIGHT onto Tyson’s Blvd (as if going to Tyson’s II Shopping Mall).
Turn RIGHT onto West Park Dr. Follow course around CCW to parking areas
Follow course-marshal directions for parking. Park only in the designated parking areas. Do not park at the Hilton.
No warming up or cooling down on course: bring a trainer. Please be considerate of our hosts. NCVC has zero tolerance for public urination, obstruction of traffic, and obscenity. Local businesses are still open, be courteous and conscience of their customers and employees.
Each race will be run as a timed event, rather than by distance.
W1/2/3 race run as a single-event with a single prize list.
All USA Cycling Rules will apply; snow/ice will cancel the event for rider safety.
Unlicensed riders (Cat 5 men, Cat 5 women) must also purchase a one-day license, and may only enter the Category 5 and Women Category 5 races respectively.
One day licenses can only be paid for with cash at the event. No credit cards!
Late fee: $10 on race day.
Second race: $25 pre-registered, $35 day of (show your bib number)
Registration opens at 6:45 AM and closes 15 minutes before each race.
Race-day registration is available; a $10 late fee will apply to registration fee to adult (only) races ($40 total fee).
Cash preferred, credit cards will be accepted for registration payment on race day.
Absolutely no buying, selling, or swapping of registrations.
Refunds at the discretion of the promoter.
Entry fees do not include any applicable BikeReg.com fees
Entry fee includes $1 MABRA fee and $3.75 USACycling insurance fee.
MABRA Road Cup races for this event are:
Junior Boys 17-18 and Junior Girls 17-18
Junior Boys 15-16 and Junior Girls 15-16
Junior Boys 13-14 and Junior Girls 13-14
Junior Boys 11-12 and Junior Girls 11-12
Junior Boys 9-10 and Junior Girls 9-10
Masters Women 35+ Category 1/2/3/4
Masters Women 45+ Category 1/2/3/4
Masters Men 35+ Category 1/2/3/4
Masters Men 45+ Category 1/2/3/4
Women Category 3/4: Scores toward Women Category 3
Men Category 3/4 : Scores toward Men Category 3
Women Category Pro/1/2/3: Scores toward Women Category 1/2/3
Men Pro/1/2/3 : Scores toward Men Category 1/2/3
the following fields do not score toward the Road Cup:
Men and Women Category 4
Men and Women Category 5