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Saturday May 27, 2017

Online Registration closed on Thursday, May 25th but don't worry, we will have onsite registration.  Please bring cash because we cannot accept credit cards at the park.


The Ride:

  • Starting from Windsor Castle Park (301 Jericho Rd., Smithfield, VA. 23430) Park on the grass nearby the picnic area.
  • 3 Routes that range from 32 to 62 miles take place on quiet and lightly-traveled roads though Isle of Wight County.
  • Roads are mostly flat with a few small rollers.
  • Enjoy scenic views as you travel through Isle of Wight & Surry Counties.
  • Afterwards, we will have a hot dog cookout in the park before you leave.
  • If you like to kayak, bring it and take a little boat ride after you refuel. The creek goes out to the Pagan River near Smithfield Station Restaurant.

Event Times:

  • 7:00 am to 9:00 am: Check in and on-site registration 
    Please note, we cannot accept credit cards on site.
  • 8:00 am:
    • Mass start for the 62 mile route.
    • SAG starts and and does not leave the course until the last rider is in.
  • 8:30 am: Start for the 50 mile route.
  • 9:00 am: Start for the 32 mile route.
  • 11:00 am until the last rider is in: Lunch at the Park!



  • Fee includes maps, cue sheets, marked routes, rest stops, home made snacks, gatorade, water, SAG support, Police Support (getting out to the country roads) and lunch at the end of the ride.

  • Online Pre-registration is requested.

  • Early Registration Pricing  (Before May 1)
    Adult PBA member $25
    non-member $30
    12 and under $15
  • Late Registrations, (May 1 - May 26) will cost an additional $10 per person.
  • Mail-in registrations must be postmarked by May 20.

  • On-site registration is available for a convenience fee of an additional $5.
  • Sorry, we cannot accept credit cards on-site.
To volunteer or for additional info:
  • Contact Sharon Bochman at bochman@cox.net



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