Dry sand, wet sand, rocks, soft gravel, hard gravel, grass, logs and even some rough asphalt describe the range of riding surfaces; Generally, variations of soft, sandy trails that can change significantly in accordance to recent past as well as current weather, traffic, humidity and water levels, and it’s sometimes hard to predict the right tires or even the best bike for overall performance.
But the main point of this race is the tour, and this year it’s a 50 mile odyssey ride (2 – 25 mile laps) in South Belle Meade that will be the course determining the first place finisher and the 2012 champion. The winner of first annual Tour de Picayune will have his/her name, hometown and year of victory placed at the top of the championship series cup winners roll for historical record and public display.
- There are 3 distance classes to ride – 12.5, 25 and 50 miles.
- All riders must be over 14, sign a liability waiver and wear a helmet.
- 1 champion only – 50 mile course winner.
- First, second and third place recognitions for each distance class.
- Race packet pick-up and sign-in begins 7:30 am.
- Race starts at 9:00 am for 50 & 25. 10 am for 12.5
- Registration begins at 8 am. Pick up wagon starts at 1 pm.
- Post race ceremonies begin at 4pm. Winner collects prizes and accolades.
- Post race party at Snake pit camp.
- Single entrant- $40.00 ($50 day of race).
- Student entrant- $30.00 ($40 day of race).
- Family entrant- $40 + $20 ea. add’l. family member.
Contact Wes Wilkins – Race director, for more information and registration.
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