Welcome to Bike MS Country Roads Ride 2013
Date: Saturday, September 14, 2013 and Sunday, September 15, 2013
Start/Finish Location: The Greenbrier
Fundraising Minimum: $300
Route Options: 120 or 150 miles road or 120 mile trail routes
Age Minimum: 12 years old
$35 thru 6/30/2013
$40 thru 7/31/2013
$45 thru 8/31/2013
$50 thru 9/15/2013
Click here for an Event Schedule
NEW THIS YEAR – Packet Pick-Up
FRIDAY NIGHT PACKET PICKUP PARTY
Prepare for fun and camaraderie at Greenbrier Youth Camp on Friday, September 13! Pick up your packet and join us for dinner and a lively little hoedown with some Bluegrass music!! All who attend will be entered into a drawing for RAFTING TRIP FOR TWO!! You must be present to win. Family and friends are invited too! Price for dinner and festivities is $12.95 per person.
Please let Victoria know ASAP if you will be attending!!
Email Victoria.firstname.lastname@example.org or call 304.343.8842.
THE GREENBRIER YOUTH CAMP is located in the Monongahela National Forest, in Anthony, West Virginia, just 10 miles north of Lewisburg on HWY 219. The camp is easily reached via I-81 and I-64 from the east and I-77 and I-64 from the west. You can also reserve accommodations for Friday night. www.greenbrieryouthcamp.com
Cyclists will be unable to pick up packets in the Charleston office prior to the event. You must pick up your packet on Friday night or Saturday morning before the event. Friday night packet pick up with be at the Greenbrier Youth Camp. Saturday morning packet pick up will be at The Greeenbrier Resort beginning at 6am.
- 120 Miles -- Full two-day ride from The Greenbrier to Cass and back.
- 150 Miles -- Full two-day ride from The Greenbrier to Cass and back with the addition of the Greenbank Observatory Loop.
80 mile Half Road Ride – This option is for riders who feel that the road routes might be too much. Cycle 35.5 miles to the Rimel Park lunch stop and then be transported to Cass. On Day 2, cycle 44.5 miles back to Rimel Park and be transported to the finish line.
*There is no fee for cyclists being transported to Cass or the finish line by the National MS Society.
Trail Route -Full two-day ride
- Day 1 - 60.4 Miles from The Greenbrier to Marlinton.
- Day 2 - 66.6 Miles from Cass to Anthony.
Greenbank Observatory Extra Loop
Cyclists have the option of riding an additional 15-mile loop on Saturday and Sunday. All riders completing the loop will receive a prize to honor your extra effort. Be sure to pick up the prize at the Greenbank rest stop.
Promise to Pay
In order to participate in Bike MS: Country Roads Ride 2013, cyclists must fundraise a minimum of $300 prior to the event. If you have not turned in the minimum prior to picking up your rider number, you will be asked to sign a Promise to Pay Form giving us a credit card number to secure the remainder of the amount owed. You will have until October 18, 2013 to continue fundraising and meet that goal. If your $300 is not met by the deadline, your card will be charged for the remaining balance. People with MS depend on us. This is why we depend on you.
Underage Rider Policy
In an effort to help minimize risk during the Bike MS event, in order to participate in any Bike MS event, the following guidelines must be followed:
- All underage riders MUST be 12 years of age or older by August 3, 2013.
- All underage riders must have a signed and notarized waiver on file before the ride.
- All underage riders must be accompanied by a parent/responsible adult (at least 21 years of age) at all times.
- If a child is on a tandem, all requirements above still apply.
- No trailers, carriers or tagalongs will be permitted on the route
The Bike MS: Country Roads Ride top fundraiser jersey for 2013 has been revealed! You can be a top fundraiser and sport this colorful, eye-catching jersey too! Raise at least $1,000 to qualify.
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