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The 2010 Air Force Cycling Classic Crystal Ride

Sunday, June 13th   0730 hrs
Crystal City
2100 Crystal Drive
Arlington, VA

Brief Description:
The Crystal Ride (the “Peoples Ride”) is a non-competitive ride that will begin in Crystal City and pass by the Air Force Memorial.  It offers a 12.5 kilometer course open to both serious and casual amateur cyclists, but closed to traffic!  Bronze, Silver and Gold Medals will be awarded for those who can complete 2, 4 or 8 laps within the 3.5 hour window that the course will be open for the ride. 8 laps will equate to a metric century (100 km).  There are two ways to participate, either through Standard Registration or as a fundraiser by being part of Team Intrepid. 



Entry Fee Includes:  T-Shirt (for pre-registration BEFORE May 16 only), Timing Chip rental, Finishers Medal, Refreshments and Active.com fee.


$45 General Entry
$35 Active Duty/Reserve Military Personnel
$10 Late fee after May 16




Entry Fee Includes:  Limited edition event jersey (first 200 receive jersey at number pick-up, others will receive jersey after the event), T-Shirt, Timing Chip rental, Finishers Medal, access into the Team Intrepid Hero recovery tent and Active.com fee 

$55 non-refundable processing fee and a minimum pledge of $150, with the proceeds to benefit the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund.  

Jerseys:  All Team Intrepid riders will receive a limited edition Air Force Cycling Classic jersey.  These are not available for sale to the public.  Fundraiser generating over $1,000 will receive a Green Jersey.  Those raising over $2,500 will receive a polka-dot jersey, and the top fundraiser will receive the Yellow jersey. 

Online Reg. Closes:
June 6, noon




Up to 6 riders per team, but multiple teams within the same corporation allowed. $500 minimum team pledge. Top three fundraising teams recognized on stage. Top three teams by laps completed recognized on stage. Fundraising deadline 6/6/10.

Entry Fee Includes:  Entry for up to 6 riders, T-Shirts (for pre-registrants BEFORE May 16), Timing Chips, Finishers Medals, Refreshments and Active.com fees for all team members

$200 per team and a minimum pledge of $500, with the proceeds to benefit the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund. 

Online Reg. Closes:
June 6, noon




Friday 2:00-6:00pm at the Crystal City Marriott at Reagan National Airport Hotel, Arlington, VA

Saturday 12:00-5:00pm at the Crystal City Marriott at Reagan National Airport Hotel, Arlington, VA

Sunday 6:00-9:00am in Crystal City near the Start/Finish line

Pick up your Race Number, Timing Chip, T-Shirt and Rider Packet.

Bring photo ID and if you registered in the discounted category, please bring valid ID.

Please note that t-shirts will only be distributed to the first 1,500 riders.

In-Person Crystal Ride Registration will be offered if space is available



Parking is available at the lot just south of the Columbia Pike and S. Joyce Street intersection. Please note that Columbia Pike and Washington Blvd will be closed on Race Day.

Click here to get Google Map of Parking Location

Crystal Ride Parking Location: Click for PDF

Crystal Ride Parking Permit, Directions and Location: Click for PDF


USAF Crystal Ride

Contact Us

Questions about the U.S. Air Force Cycling Classic? Shoot us a quick email and we will respond at our earliest convience. Email: info@arlingtonsports.org