Sunday - October 6, 2019

 

CRW Cranberry Harvest Century

We have reached capacity and are no longer accepting registrations.

NO DAY OF EVENT WALK-INS.

EVENT HELD RAIN OR SHINE


 

Spend the day with fellow cyclists touring through the cranberry bogs of Southeastern Massachusetts

RIDES FROM 50 TO 100 MILES MAGNIFICENT VIEWS
MOSTLY BACKCOUNTRY ROADS GREAT COMPANY! FUN AFTER RIDE PARTY!

 

Routes

MIddleborough Start

  • 100, 84, 66 (metric century) and 53 mile routes

 

hELMETS REQUIRED ON CRW RIDES

NOTE: We may make last minute route changes based on road condition. Route information will be made available to registered riders shortly before the ride. This will include cue sheets and GPS links.

ROUTES ARE FINAL!

The arrow for the Cranberry Harvest Century looks like this:   

 

GROUP RIDES

If you would like to ride with a group, we will have several groups of three routes led by CRW Ride Leaders.  Group rides will be limited to 15 riders.

Distance Speed Departure Time Leader
100 miles 14.5 - 16 mph 7:45 AM Steve Carlson
100 miles 15.5 - 17 mph 8:00 AM Everett Briggs
 63 miles 13 - 15 mph 8:15 AM Barbara Martin & Andy Brand
 52 miles 13 - 15 mph 8:30 AM Camille McGregor & Rick Carlson

 

Time

7:30 - 9:00 am from Nichols Middle School, Middleborough, MA

Support

CRW will provide

  • Water, food, and relief stops on all routes.
  • Technical and mechanical support at the start.
  • SAG transportation to the start of the ride in case of mechanical failure
  • After-ride food and drinks for all returning riders.

 

Food / Water Stops

Food at these stops is included in your entrance fee and typically includes bagels, peanut butter, bananas, other fruit, cookies, granola bars, etc, plus water or other beverages.

Rest Stop 52 Mile Route 66 Mile Route 84 Mile Route 101 Mile Route Open Hours
Miles Standish Forest N/A N/A Mile 28 Mile 28 8 AM to 1:30 PM
Eastover Reservation Mile 15 Mile 28 Mile 49 Mile 49 9 AM to 12:30 PM
Mattapoisett Wharf Mile 23 Mile 36 Mile 57 Mile 73 9:30 AM to 3:00 PM
After- Ride Refreshments Finish Finish Finish Finish 11:30 AM to 5:00 PM

All of the rest stops as well as the start and finish have bathrooms or porta-johns - PLEASE USE THEM!

Ride Support: Pre-ride mechanical support will be provided. On-ride mechanical support is very limited; our primary aid is for our riders, and changing flats is not supported by our drivers. Please make sure that your bicycle is fully operational before the ride. Riders are expected to know how to change a flat tire and carry the appropriate tools to do so. Please ensure you dress appropriately for the weather conditions over the full extent of your ride!

 

Registration

No day of event registration.

The price for this event is $30 for CRW members and $45 for non-members.  (The price of a one-year CRW membership is $15 -- you decide)

  • CRW members - $30 (members must login to the site to register at this price)
  • Combined Century Registration and CRW Membership - $45
  • Nonmembers  - $45

Register early, and be certain you have a place in the ride.

Registration fee is non-refundable.

Registration will  CLOSE Friday October 4th at 12 noon. or when we reach our limit on the number of riders. 
 
Questions about registration, contact Jack Donohue
Questions about the ride, contact Century coordinator, André Wolff.

Ride Start

John T. Nichols Middle School

112 Tiger Dr
Middleborough , MA
Directions: 

From I-93/MA-128, take MA-24 south to I-495 South. Take exit 4 with a left off the ramp onto MA-105 North. Take a right on MA-28/East Grove Street at the light. In 1.1 miles, turn left onto Wood Street. At Wareham Street (crossed at odd angle), you will pick up the CRW signs. In 0.7 mile on Wood St, turn left onto Tiger Drive, a long access road, which you follow to the middle school. With no delays, the trip takes about 50 minutes to drive from the intersection of 128/95 and the Mass Pike. The school is about 3.5 mi. from the Middleborough/Lakeville commuter rail stop. Timetable is here: https://mbta.com/schedules/CR-Middleborough/timetable .

Volunteer

CRW is an all volunteer club, and we need help running this event. You can volunteer for some tasks and still ride the full century (and for free!). Or you may have a friend or significant other who isn't riding and would like to have fun and help riders like you have a great day. Go HERE for more information and to sign up.