Join us on Sunday, May 15, 2016 for the one of the newest cycling event in Frederick and Washington counties! Under new management the ride promises to be better and more fun in 2016. Ride along parts of Maryland's Best Ice Cream Trail - enjoy a great day of cycling and ice cream at some of the best local creameries and ice cream shops: Misty Meadows Creamery, Rocky Point Creamery, Nutter's Ice Cream, More Ice Cream, Potomac Street Creamery and The Little Red Barn Ice Cream Cafe!
Event open to ice cream lovers of all ages - we have the right distance for you! Bring your friends and family to the event that supports a fun and healthy (?) lifestyle.
Event details and schedule
Start Times: 7am - 93 miler, 8am - 65 miler and 9am - 32 miler
Course Description: All routes are extremely hilly and challenging (not beginner friendly). Please make sure you're familiar with the route and elevation profile before you register for a certain distance. The roads are open to traffic and you're required to follow and obey all traffic laws and regulations. The roads are paved and in good shape. Most areas have bike lanes or wide shoulders. Majority of the routes use secondary roads ("backroads") with minimal vehicular traffic. Routes are subject to minor change.
Fees: $30 to $50 (depends on your distance). Your registration includes:
- FREE ICE CREAM at all participating creameries and ice cream shops
- outstanding course on well maintained roads
- course support (SAG, aid station(s))
- finishline festival with food, music, family activities and massage
- goody bag
- free lunch after the event
Parking: free parking available at Shafer Park.
Packet Pickup: starting at 6:00am at Shafer Park (start location)
Refund Policy: Requests emailed before 4/1/16 will receive a full refund (except processing fee charged by active.com). Requests emailed before 4/20/16 will receive a 25% refund. ABSOLUTELY NO REFUNDS AFTER 4/20/16. Active.com processing fees are non-refundable.
Cancellation Policy: Move Boonsboro, State of Maryland and all local government agencies reserve the right to postpone or cancel the event for safety concerns, both natural and man-made.
Rain date: Event will happen rain or shine. If cancellation or postponement is necessary we will make the decision on Saturday, April 30, 2016 by 8:00 am (you’ll receive an email notice).
What else to do: after the ride enjoy everything Boonsboro has to offer (shopping, dining, museums); Antietam Battlefield, Shepherdstown, Harpers Ferry are a very short drive away.