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Mr. Frog's Wild Ride

Saturday, April 15, 2017
Feeney Park 300 Pennsylvania Gulch Rd. MurphysCA  95247
Saturday, April 15, 2017
Feeney Park 300 Pennsylvania Gulch Rd. MurphysCA  95247

About This Activity

This ride offers a great day of cycling through the Mother Lode region of the Sierra foothills. Enjoy either the Wild (50K) or Wilder (100K) Ride with the assurance of experienced tech support throughout plus SAG support and numerous energy-boosting snack stops. Included in your registration,  a yummy BBQ meal,  music, plus a massage.

NOTE:  On-line registration is closed at midnight on Tuesday, April 11th. On-site registration is available at Feeney Park both Friday April 14 (4:30 – 6:30PM) and Saturday April 15 (7 – 9AM),  the day of the ride, as long as there is space available.

Fees

Registration:100K: $60, 50K: $50 (save $5 when registered by midnight March 1, 2017)

GROUPS: $5 discount per person for groups of six or more anytime.

On Line Registration

On line registration is closed at midnight on Tuesday, April 11th. On-site registration is available at Feeney Park both Friday April 14 (4:30 – 6:30PM) and April 15 (7 – 9AM) - the day of the ride as long as there is space available. If by chance the ride is full, then registration will either be closed or limited. In either event, we will update the website. Thank you for helping us reach our goal for this year. Feeney Park is a non government supported park for youth sports leagues and more!

Check-in and Parking

Check-in for pre-registered riders and on-site registration will be held at Feeney Park from 4:30-6:30 PM Friday April 14 and the morning of the ride from 7 - 9 AM. Day of ride, April 15, check-in plus late registration will begin at 7 AM and close at 9 AM. (Late registration is cash or check only.)

Parking is free at the park and nearby overflow areas.

Course hours

The course will open at 7:30 AM. Riders leaving before this time may arrive at rest stops before they open. All riders must leave by 9:00 AM. Hours of rest stop operation will be included on the turn-by-turn ride description. Rest stops may close before the arrival of late riders.

OTHER RIDE DETAILS

The course has been carefully laid out to take advantage of the many back roads and scenic byways that distinguish our area. There are enough changes in elevation to challenge seasoned riders. The Wild Ride (50K) has an elevation increase of 2,461 feet and the Wilder Ride has an increase of 4,436 feet. Both rides end back at Feeney Park where our wonderful volunteers will have prepared a chicken-in-a-barrel barbecue. Riders can choose to first have a massage or go directly to the chow line.

Mail-in registration available via Mr. Frog's website

Safety

- HAM operators are stationed throughout the ride course in constant communication with Feeney Park and are prepared to manage issues.

-SAG support -2 or 3 trucks roam the route areas.

- The course is properly marked to direct cyclists and to caution motorists regarding riders.

- Local emergency services alerted about ride; in the event issues arise we may be notified.

- Cycle Repair & Support offered before and during ride.

Family & Friends Welcome

Your spouse, family, and friends are welcome to meet you at the ride finish in Feeney Park where they too may join the BBQ and entertainment. Purchase online or mail-in BBQ for $12 adult; $6 child.

This event is hosted by Feeney Park Foundation. All proceeds benefit Feeney Park, a non-profit community sports and recreational facility in Murphys, complete with youth soccer and baseball fields, skate park, walking trails, picnic areas, an 18 hole disc golf course, and an amphitheater.

 

Event details and schedule

All the climbing and zippy downhills will be there without the rigors of the rough roads of early Mr. Frog’s Wild Rides. The"Wilder" long route  includes a ride to New Melones Lake. Both routes feature a  time trial near the finish if desired. Results of the time trial will be posted at the conclusion of the ride. There is one mile of gravel in the long ride--that is perfectly rideable--so one can pretend briefly to be a randonneur at the Paris Roubaix. Elevation gain is 4436 ft. for the 100K and 2461 ft. for the 50K ride.

Check in day of ride does not start until 7 AM, but you may also check in the evening before 4:30-6:30 PM. The route does not open until 7:30AM. All riders must start by 9AM.

Registration on-site requires cash or check (no capability for credit).

Parking is free at the park or close by.

Time Trials are optional for all riders either route.

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Map & Direction

Feeney Park 300 Pennsylvania Gulch Rd. MurphysCA  95247
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