This is a Preliminary Schedule. Items will be added as they are finalized.
Schedules are subject to change.
We offer Online Registration ONLY until online registration closes on Friday, May 17 at 12 midnight. Walk-up paper registrations will be accepted Saturday, May 18 - Sunday, May 19 pre-ride at ride venue, Pete Mathews Coliseum, Jacksonville, AL. NOTE: Time Trial registration is online only. There will no day-of registration.
Check-In for Time Trial at Eubanks Welcome Center. Bring your ID.
Start of Time Trail at Eubanks Welcome Center, Piedmont, AL
Time Trial Warm-Up Ride from Pete Mathews to Eubanks Welcome Center
Time Trial Awards
Packet Pickup/Registration inside Pete Mathews Coliseum
BIKEXPO outside Pete Mathews – Vendors are open all day.
Pre-Ride Party under the main tent at Pete Mathews! Local favorite, Effina’s, will supply a fantastic pasta bar with multiple choices of pastas, sauces, protein, and veggies (Vegetarian and Gluten-free options are included!), as well as a salad, and dessert. Dinner Buffet is a discounted price of $10 for ALL - riders and non-riders. Buy your tickets when you register, at the registration link, or at the door. NOTE: Cost is $10 each.
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!
Devotional: The morning devotional will be inside Pete Mathews in the bleachers of the Coliseum. Devotional given by Dunaway Connor.
Post-Ride Party with band! Post-Ride Buffet is FREE for all registered riders as it is included in your registration fee. Do not purchase a ticket for yourself if you’re a registered rider, but do purchase for your guests at $10 for non-riders. Buffet is catered by Cooter’s, and will include barbeque, salad, veggies, vegetarian and gluten-free options, bread and dessert. Note: Cost is FREE for registered riders; $10 each for non-riders.
Awards Ceremony: TBA
Music Lineup: Sunday, May 19th - Finish LIne/Post Ride
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Robby & Marc
3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Albert Simpson & John Kulnich Duo
Chief Ladiga Cruise Start.
Cheaha Challenge and ULTRA Wave Starts.
7:30 a.m. 0-44 Century Racers
7:33 a.m. 45-49 and 50-54 Century Racers
7:36 a.m. 55-59 , 60-64, 65-69 and 70+ Century Racers
7:39 a.m. ULTRA
7:42 a.m. Non-Racer Century, 84, 62, 44, 24 milers
8:00 a.m. Cruise Family Ride
11:30 - 12:00 noon
8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
5:30 a.m. - 7:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, May 18, 2019
Sunday, May 19, 2019
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 18 - 19, 2019
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Don't leave your mountain bike at home!!!
Coldwater Mountain is an IMBA Ride Center with over 35 miles of challenging singletrack.
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