The Mid-Atlantic racing scene is extremely active, with over 35 amateur races occurring during the months of February-September in Maryland, Virginia, Pennsylvania, Delaware, New Jersey and the District.

There are a number of professional races in the region. For 2009, six of the 34 races in the USA Cycling National Racing Calendar are between Pennsylvania and Virginia, including two in the immediate Washington, D.C. Metro area.

The area’s favorable weather and diverse terrain has yielded a large number of organized clubs and races, making the Mid-Atlantic area amongst the most active in the country for competitive cycling.