Outer Banks Cycle Race Saturday, September 29, 2018
North End Park 1788 264/US64 Manteo, NC 27954
3 RACE DISTANCES
40K (24.8 miles) – Race Start: 7:00 am
20K (12.4 miles) – Race Start: 9:45 am
8K Recreational Ride – Start time: 10:00am
PEDAL2The Medal Challenge!!
20k & 40k – Start time: 7:00 am
OPEN TO ALL CYCLISTS!
QUALIFIER FOR 2019 NATIONAL SENIOR GAMES ROAD RACES!
RECREATIONAL RIDERS WELCOME!
IMPORTANT RACE RULES
Age: 16 and up for 20k and 40k, age 7 and up (with an adult) for the 8K Recreational Ride -(age calculated on the day of event)
Helmets required –Safety Check your bike before leaving home.
20 & 40K: Only standard road bicycles will be permitted. Recumbent bikes or other types of bikes are not permitted. Aero bars are not allowed. All bikes ok for a recreational ride.
Drafting permitted but not encouraged (only those participants with considerable experience in pace lining should consider drafting).
Cyclists must stay to the right of the center line as segments of the route will be on roads that will continue to be used by the vehicular public. Cyclists of varying ability will be passing each other going in opposite directions
Please pass on the left only. Police and race marshals will be present to ensure the best possible safety.
Please be prepared to support your own ride. There will, however, be a support vehicle on the course and not the cannot finish.
START/FINISH LOCATION: North End Park 1788 North Highway 64/264
RACE ROUTE: The 20 & 40K race routes will cross a 2.7-mile bridge over the beautiful Albemarle Sound twice during the 20K race and four times during the 40K race. Motor vehicles will not be permitted on the bridge for the duration of each race. However, it is still mandatory for cyclists to remain to the right of the center line to avoid cyclists approaching from the opposite direction. The 8 Mile Recreational Ride will stay on the Manteo (East) side of the bridge and cover Hwy 64 & neighborhood roads.
PACKET PICKUP: Saturday, 9/29 6:00 am – 9:30 am Event Site-North End Park
1. Finisher Medal & T-shirt to all participants.
2. Age Group and Results will be posted on the It’s Your Race App.
3. Open division ages 16-49
Awards for 1st/2nd/3rd Male and First Female of the 20K and the 40K
4. Senior Division ages 50 +
Awards for 1st & 2nd place in each 5yr AG starting with 50-54.