The Liberty Classic is an annual women's bicycle race held since 1994 simultaneously with the Philadelphia International Championship. The 57.6 mile race consists of four laps of a 14.4 mile circuit through Philadelphia with 5 climbs up the famous Manayunk Wall. It was part of the UCI Women's Road World Cup until 2001. Since 2002, it has been an Elite Women's Category 1 event under UCI race classifications.
The Liberty Classic is the final leg of the inaugural 2006 Commerce Bank Triple Crown of Cycling for women. The Triple Crown is a one week, 3-race circuit, with the three races taking place in the Eastern Pennsylvania cities of Allentown, Reading and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The opening race is the Lehigh Valley Classic, followed two days later by Reading Classic, with the Liberty Classic finale in Philadelphia three days after the Reading race.