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Air Force Cycling Classic Clarendon Cup:

Saturday, June 12th
Clarendon Metro Stop
Arlington, VA
Brief Description: The Clarendon Cup is now in it's 13 year. This year it will be a part of the two days of racing under the sponsorship of the Air Force Cycling Classic. The Men's and Women's races are a part of USA Cycling's National Race Calendar (NRC). In addition to these marquee races, there will be two amateur races, and a race for kids 9 and under.


Air Force Cycling Classic Crystal Cup Men’s Pro, Women's Elite and Amateur Races:

Sunday, June 13th, 1130 hrs
Crystal City
1 Air Force Memorial Drive
Arlington, VA

Brief Description: This event will be comprised of some of the most elite professional cyclists in the world. Top US and International teams will compete on a challenge circuit in Crystal City. These athletes will average in excess of 25 miles per hour.  

The full list of teams and rosters will be posted in April.

Key vantage points will be around the U.S. Air Force Memorial and in and around Crystal City, including the Breakaway Club (see details here).  The Men's Pro race will Depart from the U. S. Air Force Memorial at 11:30am and make their way down to Crystal City to race on the 2km criterium course.  Women's Elite race will follow.  The day's racing will conclude with a men's amateur race.

Pro Roster - Click Here (coming in June):



Kid’s Races:

Saturday, June 12th in Clarendon:


Four heats will match riders ages and abilities.


Heat 1 (one lap, ages 7-9)

Heat 2 (one lap, ages 6-7)

Heat 3 (1/2 lap)

Heat 4 (100 yds, 4 and under)


Sunday,June 13th, 1205 hrs, Crystal City

2100 Crystal Drive
Arlington, VA

Brief Description:

This is a free event open to all children 9 and under.


Three heats will match riders ages and abilities.


Heat 1: Ages 6-9, one lap

Heat 2: Ages 4-6, one lap

Heat 3: Ages 4 and under, 200 meters

Registration and number pick-up: Race Day 10:00am to 11.30am

You can pre-register making Saturday/Sunday a lot smoother for you and your child(ren). Please visit the Kids Race page.


IMPORTANT! All children need to provide their own bicycle (Big Wheels and training wheels are acceptable). Helmets must be worn.

If you have questions or would like to volunteer to help on race day, e-mail us at: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it



Kids Race Waiver Clarendon.pdf


Kids Race Waiver Crystal City.pdf


Kids Race Flyer.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