NCC Tour of the Hilltowns
A New England Classic Through the Hilltowns of the Berkshires
The 15th Annual NCC Tour of the Hilltowns road race took place on Saturday, July 20, 2013. This classic race is a highlight of the 2013 season as it again challenges riders with the now infamous East Hawley Road climb and the long grind back to Notchview Reservation. The race is produced by the Northampton Cycling Club to benefit the NCC and the Notchview Reservation.
Course: 155 km (97 mi) double loop with 3 major climbs and 2 feed zones for the Elite Men and 90km (57 mi) loop with two major climbs and one feed zone for all other categories. Start and finish at Notchview Reservation on Rt. 9 in Windsor, MA. The race bible and timeline for 2013 can be downloaded here.
Directions to Notchview Reservation: West on Route 9 from Northampton 29 miles to Windsor. Notchview Reservation is about one mile east of Windsor Center and Rt. 8A.