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Johnny Ray Century

Saturday, September 22, 2018
Trinity United Methodist Church 800 2nd Ave OpelikaAL  36801
Saturday, September 22, 2018
Trinity United Methodist Church 800 2nd Ave OpelikaAL  36801
Cycling-Century - Individual Age group/open
$35.00
Cycling-Century - Individual Age group/open
$35.00

About This Activity

The Opelika Bicycle Advisory Committee brings you its 15th annual Johnny Ray Century benefitting the Davis Phinney Foundation for Parkinson's Disease. An initiative of the East Alabama Cycling Club, the century travels the quiet but often rough backroads of Lee, Chambers, and Randolph counties, following the famous 19th-century Central of Georgia spur. Riders cross the old railroad bed in Lafayette. The 105-mile century option takes riders into downtown Roanoke where Johnny Ray himself, its famed conductor, is believed buried.

The century is OBAC/EACC's fundraiser for the Davis Phinney Foundation for Parkinson's Disease. It donates 100% of all donations and registration fees - minus expenses for food and supplies. You may donate to the Foundation through active.com registration or directly on their site here: http://www.kintera.org/faf/home/default.asp?ievent=1138966. Davis Phinney, an olympic and professional bike racer, manages the disease himself and directs the foundation. 

Riders receive excellent support on the routes. Reststops feature a variety of foods and fluids. Expect special treats at select stops. Enjoy a continental breakfast including breads from Panera. A catered lunch awaits you!

There's plenty of parking at and near the church. Hotel/motels are nearby and accommodating. Please see the list on the website. Let them know you're doing the Johnny Ray Century!

Tee-shirts only to those registered on or before September 15.  

Helmets required. Ride goes rain or shine!

 

Event details and schedule

New this year, a Packet Pickup Party Friday night, from 5 to 8 at Red Clay Brewing Company in downtown Opelika. Pickup your tee shirt, number, cue sheet, and map, and stay awhile for a local libation and a wood-fired pizza made just the way you like it!

Quality Inn is again our Host Hotel (334-502-5020). Additionally, this year we're partnering with Auburn-Opelika Tourism Bureau to enhance your stay in the area. See their website for host hotels and dining suggestions: http://www.aotourism.com. 

Day of Schedule

7 am: Registration Opens

8 am: Mass Start 

10 am: Door Prize Drawing (Be sure to check in and check your number)

11 am: Lunch Begins

4 pm: Course Swept and Closed.

See: http://www.eastalabamacyclingclub.com for more information.

 

 

 

 

 

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Map & Direction

Trinity United Methodist Church 800 2nd Ave OpelikaAL  36801
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