25th Annual

Cheaha Challenge

Gran Fondo Century & ULTRA

(And Chief Ladiga Cruise Family Ride)

Sunday, May 21, 2017

Jacksonville, Alabama

25 Years of Challenge

PRESENTED BY

Cheaha Challenge Gran Fondo - Accommodations

 

Our Featured Hotel

Hampton Inn, Jacksonville, AL

Minutes from the Start/Finish!

http://group.hamptoninn.com/cheahachallenge

 

Amie Hardie

(256) 782-0330

amie.hardy@hilton.com

 

Mention "Cheaha Challenge" when making your reservation.

 

HAMPTON INN IS FULL

NO VACANCY

JSU Dorm Accommodations

Closest to the Start/Finish!

 

 

 

Jacksonville State University opens a campus dorm for our riders and families, just blocks from the Start/Finish at Meehan Hall by the football stadium. Alleviate event-day anxiety. Cost is $17 per person per night. Guests will need to supply their own linens, pillow, towel, and toiletries, or arrange for linens for $15 per person. Late checkout is available. Major credit cards accepted.

 

Reservation Deadline For Dorms is Friday May 12, 2017

 

Register here.

 

Registration information will be posted soon.

 

Contact Morgan Ingram, University Housing Operations & Conference Services or Tyrone Smiley if you have any questions!

Jacksonville State University Housing

700 Pelham Road

Jacksonville, AL 36265

(256) 782-5871

mlingram@jsu.edu

tsmiiley@jsu.edu or jsucamps@jsu.edu

 

 

RV Camping

 

 

Jacksonville State University is allowing RV camping ($25/per RV)

 

Location: Southwest side of the football stadium off Mountain Street

 

RV lots includes power, water, and cable.

 

Contact to reserve: Don Killingsworth

(256) 782-5278

(256) 749-2685

 

 

Tent Camping

 

The City of Jacksonville is allowing tent camping at the Jacksonville Community Center ($5 per tent, checks payable to JPARD).

 

Location: 501 Alexandria Road SW, Jacksonville, AL

 

Bathrooms are available 24 hours a day, but showers are not.

 

Contact to reserve: Janis Burns jburns@jacksonville-al.org or 256-435-8115

 

NOTE: Reservations must be made by Friday, May 8 at 5 p.m.

Other Area Hotels

Discover The Finial’s beautifully-landscaped acreage in downtown Anniston, a city rich in history and charm. With bike racks and cleaning stations in the rooms, The Finial is the perfect destination for cyclists. Each spacious guest room comes equipped with luxurious bedding, perfect after a long day of riding, and include a refrigerator, coffee maker, hair dryer, and free Wi-Fi. Mention “Cheaha Challenge” when making your reservation.

 

Rate:  King Room - $125.00

           Double Queen - $130.00

All rooms include free breakfast buffet.

 

Contact:

(256) 236-0503

April Wilson

Located in Anniston, AL - 13 miles from the Start/Finish

www.hotelfinial.com

FINIAL IS FULL

NO VACANCY

Hilton Garden Inn, Oxford, AL

www.oxfordanniston.hgi.com

(256) 831-0083

joy.henninger@hilton.com

Home2 Suites by Hilton

www.oxford.home2suites.com

(256) 831-7008

 

$99/night

+ tax

The Hilton Garden Inn and their companion hotel, Home2Suites, are teaming up to offer great accommodations for the ride at great rates.   Home2 suites has agreed to have breakfast ready starting at 5 a.m.  Both of these hotels are in Oxford, AL, 19 miles from the Start/Finish.

Other Hotel Choices

There are plenty of other hotel choices in the Oxford area.  Follow the link to booking.com to see what's available.

SPONSORED BY

The Hampton Inn has graciously blocked rooms for our event.  Guest enjoy the special $99 + tax rate.  Also, a hot buffet breakfast, starting at 6 a.m., is included.

$102/night + tax

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