Important Note! The registration is for May 31st, but you can ride any day in May. This is to simplify the registration process, but also make it possible to register after May 1st. If you have any questions please email the century committee at century [at] crw.org

 

The May century will be the North to New Hampshire route, a CRW classic that we have not held for a couple of years. The routes start in Wakefield, MA, at either the commuter rail station to at the nearby Northeast Metro Regional High School. You will have all of May to ride the century and post your results to social media. 

Routes

Route overview page

Three routes that start and end at Wakefield’s Northeast Metro Regional High School, 100 Hemlock Rd Wakefield, MA:

  • North to New Hampshire 100, 63, and 50

Two routes that start and end at the Wakefield Commuter Rail stop on the Haverhill line

  • North to New Hampshire 100 T-time and 63 T-time

Rest stops

The scheduled rest stops will be held at the American Legion Park, 17 Pentucket Ave, Georgetown, MA from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM on the following dates. Rest stops will have food and water, but no porta-potties

  • Sunday May 2nd - 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
  • Saturday May 15th - 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

 

Other information
  • These centuries are limited to CRW members only, and all riders must register: HERE
  • Please follow CRW Covid-19 riding rules: https://www.crw.org/content/crw-covid-19-riding-rules
  • Parking is on your own. We have chosen start and stop locations that have public parking available, but we have not made any special arrangements. Please follow all posted signs and especially avoid parking in spots reserved for schools during school hours
  • Since the rides are virtual, we have added start and stop locations to accommodate those who want to use the Commuter Rail.
  • Routes have not been scouted - you may run into construction or other detours, so please be prepared to make changes during the ride if needed
  • There will not be a photo contest, but we would love to see pictures of your ride on Instagram or Facebook. If you post pictures you will be entered in a raffle to win some CRW club gear (limited to 5 participants each month that post pictures with the tag #crwheelers)
    • Instagram: add #crwheelers in post + picture
    • Facebook: add #crwheelers in post + picture
    • Google Groups: include #crwheelers in subject line of message + picture in message
  • Be sure to report on your ride using Facebook, Strava, Instagram, Slack, or Ride with GPS.
 
Date: 
Monday - May 31, 2021
 
Ride type: 
Leaderless
Century
 

Routes and Cue Sheets from RWGPS

Miles Elevation Print Download
51 1,905 ft Cue sheet GPX
63 2,311 ft Cue sheet GPX
63 2,268 ft Cue sheet GPX
100 4,139 ft Cue sheet GPX
101 4,191 ft Cue sheet GPX

Ride Start

Northeast Metro Tech

100 Hemlock Street
Wakefield , MA
Directions: 
  • Take Rt. 95 (128) to exit 58, Rt. 129 East.
  • Follow signs for Rt. 129 East for 1.5 miles to Wakefield center.
  • Follow Rt. 129 East as it turns left.
  • Go approximately 1 mile past Wakefield center.
  • Turn right onto Farm Street, go past Wakefield High School
  • Turn left on Hemlock Rd follow sign to NE Metro Tech HS

The nearest commuter rail stop is Wakefield, on the Haverhill line. From the station, go south and east on North Street and Nahant Street to the High School. Distance is about 2.2 mi.  Train schedule is here: https://mbta.com/schedules/CR-Haverhill/timetable