Help Diana Bermingham, aka the "Cookie Lady", by signing up now to volunteer for the Three Creek Century.  It’s HBC’s main source of funds and the event can’t happen without your help. Look for the online volunteer sign up on the HBC homepage at www.harrisburgbicycleclub.org  Log in and click on the green “Volunteer Sign Up” icon. Follow the directions posted. 

Role options include registration, route markers, baking cookies, food prep, sag drivers and navigators, rest stops, parking, and day of event worker. You can select the time that works best for you.  Can’t help on Sept. 17? Some jobs, like cookie bakers, volunteer day picnic set-up, and route checkers and sweepers can be done earlier.  You can even sign up to help on Sept. 17 for an early or late shift and still have time to ride. Not sure what you want to do?  Select “day of event worker” ” and we shall assign you where we need you. You can also contact Howard Ross 571-421-5311 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information or for any questions you may have.  Non-members can sign up by sending an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

All volunteers are invited to the Volunteer Picnic and Ride on Sept. 10. More details will be sent to volunteers closer to the event. 

Register for Harrisburg Bicycle Club’s Three Creek Century by Aug.15 and Save $10 

Register for the HBC Three Creek Century by August 15 to get the early bird discounted rate of only $25!  Orders for the  navy blue technical long and short sleeve t-shirts are also due at this time.  Thanks to HBC member Lucas Mace for this year’s t-shirt great design. The Century is a fully supported event with lunch and rest stop refreshments, sags, repair stations, cue sheets, road markings and more. 

The 2017 Three Creek Century will be held on Sunday, Sept. 17 at the Penn Township Fire Department complex at 1750 Pine Road in Newville, about 15 minutes west of Carlisle. 

Routes of 25, 50, 75 and 100 miles are offered, along with an 18 mile rail trail option. The popular South Mountain Challenge, which offers an option for more climbing on the 50 mile route, will also be offered. 

The Three Creek Century is now part of the Central Pennsylvania Bicycling Trifecta.  The Trifecta brings together the Penn State Chocolate Tour in Hershey on Aug. 5, the Lancaster Bicycle Club’s Covered Bridge Classic in Lancaster on Aug. 20 and the Harrisburg Bicycle Club’s Three Creek Century near Carlisle to form central Pennsylvania’s premiere cycling event.   Riders who complete all three events will earn a special prize. 

Registration information and more details about the Century and the Trifecta can be found at www.threecreekcentury.com