26th Annual

Cheaha Challenge

Gran Fondo Century & ULTRA

(And Chief Ladiga Cruise Family Ride)

Sunday, May 20, 2018

Jacksonville, Alabama

PRESENTED BY

SPONSORED BY

Cheaha Challenge Gran Fondo - Schedule of Events

 

This is a Preliminary Schedule.  Items will be added as they are finalized.

Schedules are subject to change.

 

For the first time, we offer Online Registration ONLY  until online registration closes on Thursday, May 17 at 12 midnight. Walk-up paper registrations will be accepted Friday, May 18 at Wig’s Wheels, and Saturday, May 19 –Sunday, May 20 pre-ride at ride venue, Pete Mathews Coliseum, Jacksonville, AL.

 

 

Friday, May 18, 2018

 

Packet Pickup/Registration:

 

Wig's Wheels

1229 Noble Street, Anniston, AL 36201

(256)237-9447

 

Directions to Wig’s Wheels

Packet Pickup/Registration inside Pete Mathews Coliseum

 

BIKEXPO outside Pete Mathews – Vendors are open all day.

Pre-Ride Party with band – under the main tent at Pete Mathews!  Dinner Buffet is $10 for riders and non-riders. Buy your tickets when you register. Due to rising food costs, for the first time we are charging riders for the pre-ride buffet.

 

Follow the Live Music link for music schedule.

Last chance to register! Packet Pickup/Registration inside Pete Mathews Coliseum (Registration for the Cruise will be open until 7:45 a.m.).

 

Pre-Ride Breakfast under the main tent.  Free for everyone!

Brief Devotional inside Pete Mathews Coliseum by Dunaway Connor.

Post-Ride Party with band!  Complete with buffet by Cooter's Rib Shack.  Riders eat free!  (Non-riders are $10/person).

 

Awards Ceremony:  TBA

 

Music Lineup:  TBA

Chief Ladiga Cruise Start.

Cheaha Challenge and ULTRA Start.

Wave Schedules TBA

12 noon – 6:00 p.m.

10 :00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

5:30 a.m. - 7:00 a.m.

7:00 a.m.

7:30 a.m.

11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

8:00 a.m.

5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Saturday, May 19, 2018

Sunday, May 20, 2018

Weekend Area Activities

 

There's plenty of things to do in and around the area!!

Great for your "off bike" time and for friends and families not participating in the ride

 

Pete Mathews Coliseum

Jacksonville State University

Jacksonville, AL  36265

 

May 19 - 20, 2018

 

Want to be a vendor?  Contact Amie Hinton for details.

 

 

 

SAVE THE DATE! May 19, 2018

 

Come experience Northeast Alabama’s premiere arts and music festival! The 2nd annual Jacksonville, Alabama Arts and Music Festival: JAMFEST 2018 festivities kick off on Saturday, May 19th on the breathtakingly beautiful campus of Jacksonville State University, home of the Gamecocks.

 

 

 

Coldwater Mountain Bike Trail

 

Don't leave your mountain bike at home!!!

 

Coldwater Mountain is an IMBA Ride Center with over 35 miles of challenging singletrack.

 

For more info and trail conditions visit:

www.neaba.net/coldwater-mountain

 

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The Cheaha Challenge Gran Fondo Century & ULTRA is a Top Ten Gran Fondo in the US, as ranked by Gran Fondo Guide!