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TOUR DE BLUEBERRY EVENT DETAILS


Saturday, June 15, 2019
Check-in 7:00AM - 8:00AM
10, 22, 34, and 67 Mile Rides
All Rides Start at 8:30AM

ONLINE REGISTRATION IS CLOSED

Registration is Open on Ride Day!
Cash or Check Only


WHEN: Saturday, June 15, 2019 @ 8:30AM

CHECK-IN STARTS at 7:00 AM
ALL RIDES START AT 8:30 AM

LOCATION:  Burgaw Middle School ::  500 South Wright Street  ::  Burgaw, NC
 
Post your Ride Day photos on Social Media!
#blueberryride #tourdeblueberry

If you are riding a blue bike, use the hashtag: #bluebike



RIDE DAY INFO

PARKING: Parking is available in the big grass field and behind the gymnasium at Burgaw Middle School. Overflow parking is available at Cape Fear Community College with walk-through access between the campuses.
 
When you arrive, parking assistants will be directing traffic. Please park within the marked spaces in the grass. Parking is not allowed on the black-top.
 
SIGN-IN & REGISTRATION is located under the event tent. If you are pre-registered, please check in with the registration desk. If you registered by June 5, you will receive a tee shirt. All online pre-registrations will receive a lunch ticket and cue sheet.
 
WALK-UP REGISTRATION is available! Cash & Check only are accepted. You will be asked to sign an event waiver. You will receive a lunch ticket and cue sheets for your ride.
 
MERCHANDISE TABLE 2019 Tees are available for $10 while supplies last! PLUS, we have a limited number of 2018 tee shirts and socks for $5 each. Cash or check only!

COURSE MAPS:  Our courses this year are the same as 2018. Maps are available digitally online through RIDEWITHGPS.COM or you may pick up a pre-printed map and cue sheet at the registration tent. We offer:

BIKE SUPPORT: Pre-ride bike tech support is provided by Switchin' Gears and will be set up near the event tent on ride day. Switchin' Gears is a non-profit organization that promotes bicycling in Wilmington as a feasible means of transportation, and a means that addresses wealth and health disparities that inevitably exist in our community. Stop by and check them out!
Support & Gear [SAG Wagons] will be on course to provide technical/mechanical assistance. These vehicles will be marked and driving the course all day.   If you need help, pull well over onto the shoulder to safety. Generally, the signal for "I need assistance is thumbs down. Thumbs up is the universal sign for "all's well".


If you are in need of immediate medical assistance, call 911.

AID STATIONS: There are four aid stations set up on course. Plus, there will be an aid station at Burgaw Middle School.  Each station will provide water, Gatorade, gels and snacks. Riders are encouraged to bring their own reusable bottles for nutrition/hydration.

LUNCH: Lunch is provided for registered riders. You'll receive a lunch ticket at registration to use at PORT CITY QUE or the LA BELLA AIROSA food trucks that are on-site.

NEW FOR 2019: The Kona Ice Truck will be on-site for post-ride sweets and treats. Plus, we've scheduled a blueberry vendor to set up on-site to sell fresh berries. These are not included in your registration so bring cash to purchase!

ON-SITE INFO: Burgaw Middle School is our central hub for the Tour de Blueberry. The cafeteria and gym are open to use in case of heat or rain for lunch.  Please remember NO BIKE CLEATS allowed in the gym. And as always, please remember to leave this school looking better than when you arrived.


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