George Street Challenge 2016

The 14th edition of the George Street Challenge was held in Worcester, Mass. on July 24, 2016. There were 100 riders this year and good crowd of very enthusiastic, supportive spectators. Riders of all ages and skill levels participate in this race.

I posted additional photos on Flickr and on my other blog, I’m From Worcester.

One at a time, against the clock

The Challenge is an uphill time trial of a distance of 500 feet, and with an average grade of 18 percent that goes up to about 24 percent mid-way up the hill.

Results of the timings: majortaylorassociation.org/events/results16.shtml

The race was presented by Barney’s Bicycle and the Seven Hills Wheelmen and sponsored by Courthouse Cafe, Polar Beverages, and Webster Five.

George Street Challenge 2016 from claudia snell on Vimeo.