Event Registration: Gulf Coast Challenge
March 6 - 11, 2016

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GULF COAST CHALLENGE


To register, click on the appropriate button above.
PLEASE NOTE:
This is a new registration system than what we used in 2015.


>If this is your FIRST TIME registering for a 2016 event (either a Challenge or Honor Ride), you will use the Create a New Login button once you click the appropriate registration type above. You may use the same username and password you previously used if you'd like, but you still need to create a new login.
 

>If you have already signed up for a 2016 event (Honor Ride or Challenge), you will register using that login in the "Already have a new 2016 login" area once you click on the appropriate registration type above.

 



ABOUT THE RIDE
This year we will re-visit the Gulf Coast and reflect on the immense coastal recovery and progress that has taken place in the decade since Hurricane Katrina ravaged the Atlantic region. Beginning in Atlanta, the Gulf Coast Challenge will take you through Fort Benning and west through Alabama and Mississippi to finish at the city most affected by this natural disaster -- New Orleans, Louisiana.

This ride is a Category "D" (not as difficult)


PARTICIPATION

The rides will be limited to 150 participants with a minimum $4,000 fee to cover your costs. There is an active duty military or VA employee discount of 50% ($2,000 required fee). Your $80 registration will be applied to the total you raise.

 

All wounded warriors ride for free by invitation only and must register to be considered for invitation. See below for invitation criteria.

 

Full week Challenge participants will receive a Ride 2 Recovery jersey, bib, socks, and t-shirt, as well as hotel housing, rider support, luggage transportation (70lbs max), daily route guides, marked course, rest stops, hydration and meals. Participants are responsible for transportation to and from the event. There may also be nighttime entertainment on selected evenings.

 

ALL PARTICIPANTS MUST REGISTER ONLINE!  Wounded Warriors, please note that your online registration does not guarantee you a slot on the ride. Participation is by invitation only. Contact your Project HERO Manager with any questions.

 

INVITATION CRITERIA

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 R2R's Project Hero or Strava

5. Amount raised through rider page

 

Wounded warriors will be invited based on the above criteria about 60 days before the ride by email and will have one week to confirm participation. If you are not invited, you will be placed on a waiting list.

 

SINGLE DAY RIDE

If you are unable to join us for the entire ride you may participate in any one day of the Challenge. The cost for a single day ride is $100 and includes a t-shirt, mechanical support, and hydration/snacks. ONE DAY RIDER REGISTRATION MUST BE COMPLETED BY 6:00 PM ON March 3, 2016. ABSOLUTELY NO "DAY OF EVENT" REGISTRATION.


VOLUNTEERS

All volunteers must register online. If you are interested in volunteering, please sign up here. We will be in touch to confirm your role. Please note that signing up to volunteer does not guarantee you a spot as a volunteer. Volunteers are chosen based on specific needs for a ride. Please contact Lisa Moro with any questions at lisam@ride2recovery.com.

 

RIDER PAGES

To find your rider page or to sponsor a rider, please visit the search for a rider page.

To login to access your 2016 rider page, please LOGIN HERE. Note: You must FIRST REGISTER with the buttons above to have a rider page.

 

QUESTIONS

Please visit the FAQ page with any questions, or contact us at info@ride2recovery.com.

 

2016 SCHEDULE AND RIDE GUIDE

Click here to download the Ride Guide.

 

Below is the 2016 schedule.

 

DAY 1 - March 6 - Atlanta, GA to Columbus, GA (Fort Benning)

Day 2 - March 7 - Columbus, GA to Montgomery, AL

Day 3 - March 8 - Montgomery, AL to Selma, AL

Day 4 - March 9 - Selma, AL to Mobile, AL

Day 5  - March 10 - Mobile, AL to Gulfport, MS

Day 6 - March 11 - Gulfport, MS to New Orleans, LA

Day 7 - March 12 - Depart

 

 


 





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