2017 athleteReg Grant Recipients Announced

Chicago Women's Elite Cycling is very excited to announce that we have been selected to receive a financial grant from athleteReg.  

The 2017 athleteReg grant recipients are teams or organizations who focus on endurance sports while concentrating on both athletic and personal development. CWEC's focus on individual and team development takes our racers to training camp in Asheville NC from April 13-19th. This year we are inviting 1 Chicagoland category 3 woman to join our team for the week-long training experience. Details and the rider application can be found here: http://www.chicagowomenselite.com/blog/

We look forward to utilizing the athleteReg grant to assist us with our core mission of supporting and developing female cyclists in Chicagoland. Come out to see our team in action at one of our races this year. The 2017 calendar can be found here: http://www.chicagowomenselite.com/events/?view=calendar&month=March-2017

athleteReg Grant Recipients Announced

Frances Morrison | February 23, 2017, | Blog Home

For 2017 athleteReg has expanded its sponsorship by offering a wide-reaching grant program focused on reducing the barrier to entry to sport. athleteReg has now increased its financial commitment to endurance sports programs to well over $100,000 annually.

We received over 130 grant proposals from both organizations and individuals alike. With so many qualified applicants it certainly wasn’t an easy choice! We would like to thank all who took the time to apply and share your story with us.

athleteReg is very excited to be working with the following organizations in 2017: 


Call for Rider: Asheville Team Camp


CWEC riders are once again headed to training camp in Asheville, NC from April 13-19th. This year we would like to invite one Chicagoland Category 3 woman to join our team for the week-long training experience.


Camp includes, but not limited to:

Training schedule and guided rides

Climbing, sprinting, and team tactic lessons and drills

Core Classes

Some meals and group outings 

Free lodging


Category 3 Chicagoland area rider

Enthused about racing and riding

Willing to learn and take direction

Must organize their own transportation to/from Asheville—carpool with CWEC riders available

Must write about their experience which will be posted on the CWEC website following camp


apply now!

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