Holy Week of CX in New England kicks off this Wednesday night with the Midnight Ride of CX in Lancaster, MA. Holy Week is the biggest week of cyclocross racing in New England drawing racers and spectators from all over the country. It is equal parts world class competition coupled with the best grassroots racing in the region with a circus festival atmosphere. Racers from Europe, Canada and the US vie for UCI points and cash payouts. Grassroots racers battle for bragging rights. And spectators come for the great spectating and expo. The term "Holy Week" was coined four years ago. The moniker is an homage to the Holy Week of european cycling that happens each Spring. Holy Week of CX is a celebration of what cyclocross in the US is all about.
This years calendar of events is as follows:
Sept 24-Midnight Ride of CX in Lancaster, MA
Sept 27 & 28-Rapha Super Cross of Gloucester in Gloucester, MA
Sept 30-Holy Week party at The Ride Studio Cafe in Lexington, MA
Oct 1-The Night Weasels Cometh in Shrewsbury, MA
Oct 3-5-The Providence Festival of cyclocross in Providence, RI