Always the first Sunday after Labor Day
The Capital City Century (CCC) is one of the oldest cycling events in central Illinois, attracting attracting 800+ riders from multiple states. This year's CCC will be held on Sunday, September 13th, 2015 at the Knights of Columbus, 2200 South Meadowbrook Road, Springfield Illinois. The CCC is a recreational ride (not a race!) attracting riders of all ages and ability levels.
Distance options are 10, 25, 40, 62 and 100 miles over flat to slightly rolling terrain. A special double metric (125 mile) Challenge option will be offered again in 2015.The CCC features organized food stops, SAG service, and a post-ride party at the Knights of Columbus in Springfield. Consider coming a day early (September 12th) and taking part in a free, 8-mile Historic Ride that features many Springfield area sites.
This year's t-shirt (pictured at right) is offered in either 100% poly or a semi-wicking 50/50 poly/cotton blend. The design, by Springfield artist Jeff Williams, features Honest Abe riding his bicycle through historic Clayville. The t-shirt can be ordered through PayPal when you register for the CCC and a limited number will be available at the event.
Registration is available online through Thursday, September 10th. Online registrations by August 23rd receive the special early-bird discount rates. There's no extra fee for online registration and the early-bird rates are only available online.
Day-of-Event registration will be available at higher at-the-door rates.