NCC Tour of the Hilltowns

A New England Classic Through the Hilltowns of the Berkshires

NCC and Berkshire East Present:

The 16th Annual NCC Tour of the Hilltowns

Saturday July 26, 2014

2014 Results   Congratulations to all racers!

THANK YOU racers and volunteers for a successful event.  We hope you enjoyed the day.  Please send questions, comments and any general feedback to nccrd – at

This year’s edition of our classic race starts and finishes at Berkshire East in Charlemont, MA. The route has changed, but will still offer multiple sanity defying climbs and the great racing you’ve come to expect.

New Course! A 31-mile loop with two short sharp climbs and one major longer climb, and a gradual descent to a flat finish.  Cat 5 men and Cat 3/4 women will do one lap, and other racers will do two laps for a total of 62 miles.  Start and finish at Berkshire East Ski Resort in Charlemont, MA.

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Helpful Files (PDF Format for Printing):

>>>Race Bible

>>>Event Flyer


Interested in helping NCC run a smooth race? Volunteering and racing is possible. Sign up!, Questions?,
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Directions to Berkshire East: From Northampton: Take I-91 North. Take exit 26 to get on Route 2 West. At the traffic circle take the second exit onto Route 2 West. From here there are signs directing you to Berkshire East. Follow Route 2 for 17 miles to Charlemont. After passing through the center of town take a left following the signs for Route 8A South. You will cross a bridge. At the T intersection take a left, and Berkshire East will be on your right.  From other points, check Berkshire East’s Website for comprehensive directions.

• Entry Fee includes $3 for USAC insurance. Juniors race for $5 regardless of category entered. Masters races are Cat 1-4 only. Standard BikeReg fee applied to on line registration.
Register Early and save! Entry for all categories increases by $10 on July 1.
• Held under USA Cycling event permit. All USA Cycling Rules apply; approved helmets are mandatory; no mountain bikes, aero bars or straight bars; shirts must have sleeves.
• Berkshire East is not just Ski Resort!  All summer they offer ZipLine canopy tours, giving you the best views of the Berkshires.  Berkshire East was featured in USA Today as one of the top 10 canopy tours in the United States.  All racers will receive a discount on a Canopy Tour.  More information on Berkshire East’s Zip Line Canopy Tours here.  Why not bring the family and stay for the day?