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.

Results are here – congrats to all racers!

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.

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roadidDirections 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.
• 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 $5 on July 6.
• 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.
• For more information visit or e-mail race director Alicia Wendolowski.
• USA Cycling MA State Championship medals will be awarded 3 deep to to MA racers in Masters Men 50+ and Women 35+ in five year increments.
2011 race results are here – Congrats to all participants!

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