The Bluegrass Challenge moves to the spring in 2014 and promises beautiful roadside scenery in Kentucky. Beginning in Cincinnati, Ohio on Sunday, April 27, the ride will head in a southwesterly direction for 375 miles through Carrollton, Louisville, Elizabethtown, Bowling Green and Clarksville before finishing in Nashville, Tennessee.
This ride will be limited to 200 participants with a minimum $3,000 fee. Your $75 registration fee is applied to your total fee. As always, all healing heroes ride for free. There is an active duty Military or VA employee discount of 50%. The Participant riders will receive a Ride 2 Recovery jersey, socks, and T-shirt. The fee will also include hotel housing, limited rider support, luggage transportation (70lbs max), daily route guides, marked course, rest stops, snacks, meals. There may also be nighttime entertainment on selected evenings.
ALL PARTICIPANTS MUST REGISTER ONLINE.
Your online registration does not guarantee your participation. Participation is by invitation only. Contact your R2R Project Manager for more information.
This ride is rated Category "A" (difficult)
Invitational criteria may be based on one or more of the following:
1. Category (difficulty) of the ride
2. Participant's ability to successfully complete the ride
3. Participant's past history on R2R Challenges
4. Participation in Project Hero or Strava
Registration is OPEN
Ride 2 Recovery Bluegrass Challenge April 26 - May 3, 2014 - Cincinnati, OH - Nashville, TN
ONE DAY RIDE - Ride 2 Recovery One Day Ride - Bluegrass Challenge Challenge April 26 - May 3, 2014 - If you cannot join us for the whole ride, but would like to join us for ANY One Day during the tour.
ONE DAY RIDER PACKAGES:
$75 - Standard One Day Ride: includes event t-shirt, mechanical support, hydration / snacks
$200 - DELUXE Rider package: includes event t-shirt, mechanical support, hydration/snacks, and a "goodie bag" with a water bottle, pair of R2R socks, and limited edition R2R event jersey
$450 - OVERNIGHT Deluxe Rider Package (subject to availability): includes event t-shirt, mechanical support, hydration / snacks, "goodie bag" with water bottle, pair of R2R socks, and limited edition R2R jersey. Also includes Hotel stay at host hotel (DOUBLE OCCUPANCY) the night before the ride. Dinner is also included with priority access to all nightly events.
$600 - OVERNIGHT Deluxe Rider Package with Transportation (subject to availability): same as above, and after dinner, transportation will be provided back to the ride start.
If you are interested in one of these packages, please contact Juan Carlos Hernandez at firstname.lastname@example.org
SINGLE DAY REGISTRATION WILL CLOSE AT 9:00 PM EST ON APRIL 23, 2014
ABSOLUTELY NO "DAY OF" REGISTRATIONS
Ride Schedule 2014 Ride Guide Bluegrass Challenge
Cincinnati to Nashville - Bluegrass Challenge April 26 - May 3
April 26: Registration
April 27, Sunday, Day 1: Cincinatti to Carrollton
April 28, Monday, Day 2: Carrollton to Louisville
April 29, Tuesday, Day 3: Louisville, KY to Ft. Knox (Elizabethtown)
April 30, Wednesday, Day 4: Ft. Knox (Elizabethtown)to Bowling Green, KY
May 1, Thursday, Day 5: Bowling Green to Oak Grove (Fort Campbell)
May 2, Friday, Day 6: Oak Grove (Ft. Campbell) to Nashville, TN
May 3, Day 7: TBD
To sponsor a rider, please visit the Donate page. If you are have already registered, be sure to visit your Rider Page for Fundraising tips, other useful tools and to see your fundraising totals.
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