Small town authentic charm and hospitality, stretches of national scenic byway with a splash of new urbanism gears you up to Get Your Ride On for the jumpstart of cycling season rides. The Natchez Trace Century Ride, starting and ending in Ridgeland on May 3, 2014, provides an experience for riders of all ages and abilities. Register HERE!
Spring will have sprung with warmer temperatures……the glimmering waters and abundant wildlife around the Ross Barnett Reservoir will awaken the spirit for the journey. Countryside stretches in Madison County and Pelahatchie steady the pedals for reflection, and around town spins delight with discovery of each place.
With your choice of distances from 25, 50, 62 and 100 miles with mild to moderate elevation, it is a great ride to find your stride and other specialties along the route. There will be “energizer” stops highlighting local music, food and hands on fun every 10-15 miles… kudos to all but hooray to those who relish the journey.
The Century Ride will have a mass/wave start at 7:00 a.m. Ride with friends, ride with family or solo the day….but the more the merrier we say. If it’s about the swag…. this year be cycling hip and order the new 2014 “Get Your Ride On” cycling shirt!
And you won’t want to miss “Ridgeland Rockin’ after the Ride,” a celebration of a successful ride with culinary delights, toe-tapping music and stories to take home. There will be door prizes galore and the chance to win the grand prize giveaway of a Roubaix bike!
Register HERE. Online Registration will close May 1, 2014 at 10pm.
See the schedule of events here.
See the Natchez Trace Century Ride route here.
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If you want to help out at the Natchez Trace Century Ride, they would love for you to volunteer. Click here to learn more.
If you love to ride or you’ve always been interested in cycling the Natchez Trace Parkway, now is the perfect time!
The Century Ride start 50, 62, and 100 will have a mass start at 7:00 a.m. No one will be permitted to start after 7:30 a.m. The 25 mile riders will begin at 7:30 am. Rest stops with refreshments will be available approximately every 10-18 miles. The course will be shut down at 3:00 p.m. and all remaining riders will be sagged.