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Armed Forces Cycling Classic

A Weekend of Professional and Amateur Racing June 4-5, 2022.

The annual Armed Forces Cycling Classic, held in Arlington at the beginning of June, is the capital region's premier cycling event. You can check out the fast-paced competition among licensed racers, including the nation's top Pro/Am men and women in Saturday's Crystal Cup and Sunday's Clarendon Cup. Or, join in the Challenge Ride in Crystal City on Saturday, a fun-filled event for cyclists of all abilities. There's even a race for kids!

Whether you decide to marvel at the cycling pros or meet your own challenge to ride the course, you're sure to have an exciting race weekend discovering Arlington and the nation's capital.

Watch or ride races on closed courses in Arlington's Crystal City and Clarendon neighborhoods.

Winner crosses the finish line

Learn about (or register for!) the Clarendon Cup.

The womens sprint final

Register for this amateur ride from Arlington's Crystal City to Rosslyn and back, passing the Pentagon.

Public transportation Metro in D.C. and Arlington va

Plan ahead for race-weekend parking, or for getting to the events via public transit.