Schedule of Events


Welcome to the eighth edition of KMC Cross Fest. Below is a schedule of different and important events happening in and around the Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park. If you have events that you’d like to announce, please email our media team.

Friday September 30th, 2016:

  • 1pm Course opens for inspection. Registered racers may preview the course only after they have checked in and signed their waiver form.
  • 5pm Single speed and High School racing begins
  • 6:30pm The Madison of Cyclo-cross! Racing will finish under the lights! Don’t know what the Madison of Cyclo-cross is? Check out this little video tutorial.
  • 7pm The New England Builders Ball. The Builders’ Ball is a celebration of bicycle frame builders and an exhibition of their work. The Ball is a fundraiser for the East Coast Greenway Alliance. Admission: $5. Come check out the candy! Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park, Thompson CT, Friday September 30, 2016, 7-11 pm.

Saturday October 1st, 2016:

  • 8am Racing begins. Please check the race flyer for detailed start times.
  • 2:30pm The Kim Fries Memorial Kids Races
  • 4pm UCI Elite Women/U23 C.1
  • 5:15pm UCI Elite Men/U23 C.1
  • 6:45pm UCI Elite Jr. Men 17-18 Under the lights!
  • 7pm Champions Dinner (by invitation only)
  • 7pm Eddy Merckx Cycles – Schwalbe – Putnam Cyclery Open House in downtown Putnam. 120 Main St Putnam, CT 860-928-0011 We heard there will be beer…

Sunday October 2nd, 2016

  • 8am Racing begins. Please check the race flyer for detailed start times.
  • 9am Gran Fondo New England A dream come true for any cyclist, Gran Fondo New England promises to deliver a day of fun and excitement to riders of any ability. Comprised of four different routes of 105 and 40 miles with gravel sectors; 65 and 35 fully-paved courses, riders will have the opportunity to explore the finest roads and most pristine autumn landscapes that Southern New England has to offer. The 105-mile route will serve as the 2016 Major Taylor Century presented by the Seven Hills Wheelmen. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Major Taylor Association.
  • 2:30pm The Kim Fries Memorial Kids Races
  • 4pm UCI Elite Jr. Men 17-18
  • 5:15pm UCI Elite Women/U23 C.2
  • 6:45pm UCI Elite Men/U23 C.2 Under the lights!


2 thoughts on “Schedule of Events

  1. Michelle lambert Reply

    I did not pre register my son Sean Lambert. He is 15 and would be racing Saturday at 11. I wanted to make sure I can do same day registration. He does have a Usa cycling membership.

    • KMC Cross Fest Post authorReply

      Yes, there is day of registration for a small additional fee. Registration is located in the the paddock garage.

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