The course is a 9.75-mile loop of gently rolling terrain.

  • Queue on the SIDE of the road on Barnes Hill Road
  • Start at the 4-way stop sign on Lowell Road at Barnes Hill Road/Barretts Mill Road heading North toward Carlisle.
  • At 4.5 miles bear Right through the rotary onto Route 225 East.
  • Stay to the right and yield to traffic in the rotary. At 6 miles bear Right onto River Road.
  • At 7 miles Concord Town Line: Continue straight as River Road becomes Monument Street in Concord.
  • At 9.5 miles turn right onto Liberty Street (Follow orange detour signs).
  • Finish at 9.75 miles at the top of a short hill; yellow house on right, Historical Park entrance on left. Give your starting number to the finish crew (verbally, but not too loud).


  • Please do your warm up before riding to the start area (We need to keep the intersection clear for auto traffic).
  • Stay off the road while waiting in the start queue and do not impede motorists.
  • Do not ride double wide even if you think it is safe to do.
  • All riders must wear and ANSI-approved helmet to participate.
  • When riding, consider safety, traffic laws, and finish time in that order!
  • Be cautious and yield to traffic in the Carlisle rotary (state law for all vehicles- including bikes).
  • There are no prizes for this training series.
  • Ride responsibly and be considerate of drivers and other road users (Our ability to hold this event depends on the goodwill of the towns we ride through).
  • Racers may be disqualified for not following rules.