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The Zion Country Early Spring Century 2011

Location: St George, Utah

Description: A Century of Fun on 2 Wheels! Enjoy the awesome beauty of southern Utah during this pre-spring ride. Leave the spinning rooms and the cold of winter behind and escape with us to Utah’s scenic Dixie land. Get an early start on the season and the warmth of the south. Join us as we ride to Zion National Park on a leisurely route that will allow you to get out on the road, test your legs, relax and enjoy you first organized ride of the season. Meet our volunteers at your lunch & rest stops & learn first hand about Spina Bifida.

Help support children — Spina Bifida is the #1 physically disabling birth defect. Proceeds will be used to provide education to the parents of children that suffer from the disability and to provide fun activities for our local children that suffer form the debilitating effects of Spina Bifida. 100% of all additional donations go directly to the Intermountain Spina Bifida Support Group.

What You Get — Your entry fee gets:
– A quality commemorative event gift
– 6 food and rest stops
– On Road SAG support
– Equipment Drop Off & Pick-up
– A unique Event pin
– End of ride raffle with prizes worth 100’s of dollars

Safety — All riders must be aware of and observe the traffic laws of the state of Utah. The road ways along the course of this event are rural roads but are not closed. Be prepared to share the road with vehicular traffic. Use proper hand signals for all turns and stops, for the safety of drivers and your fellow riders. All riders are required to wear a helmet, and to ride single file, except for passing. All riders must be off the roads by 4:30pm.

Equipment Drop Off — Each rider will be provided with a bag at registration, suitable for equipment & clothing drop off. The first two rest stops will have someone to help you mark your bag and see that it gets returned to the finish. B2B will not be responsible for lost or stolen items.

Waiver — All Riders will be required to sign a waiver during check in. No one may sign for another rider (except guardians).

Lodging — Wingate by Wyndam is the host hotel for The Zion Country Century and has offered special rates for participants. When making your reservations you must mention B2B to receive the special rates. Please make your reservations as early as possible (at least before Feb. 6) due to the high rate of visitors at this time of year. Call 435-673-9608

Friday Nite Pasta Mixer — 6:00 to 8:00pm Come join us for a pasta party the night before. Get your carbs and meet your friends & fellow riders. Watch cycling videos & learn more about Spina Bifida. Join us in the Wingate conference room. Pick up your registration packet, visit vendors & have a fun evening.

Finish Line Bar-B-Q Celebration — Are you always hungry at the end of a ride, need a protein boost? Why not join us for a Bar-B-Q? You have your choice of Bar-B-Q’d steak, chicken, or a veggie entree. In addition there will be salads, beans and all the trimmings, plus some decadent desserts for a fantastic, finger lickin way to relax and enjoy the companionship of new and old friends.

Date: February 26th, 2011

Time: Registration 7:00 to 8:00 am Ride starts 8:00 am must be on road by 9:00 am

Place: Bloomington Park 650 W Man-O-War Rd. St George, Utah

Directions: I-15 to exit 4. West to Pioneer. South to Man-O-War Rd. turn right 1/2 mile to Park on right. We’re where all the bikes are.

Registration & Check In — Early registration is encouraged, however registration will be accepted up to the morning of the event. Check in will be available Friday night at the Wingate by Wyndam from 5:30 to 8:30 pm & beginning 7:00 am at Bloomington Park.

Early Check In & Registration — Tuesday, February 22 at Infinity Cycles (3818 W 13400 S Riverton) Wednesday February 23 at Cottonwood Cyclery (2594 E Bengal Blvd SLC) 4:30-7:00pm

Early Registration Deadline Feb 14th

!!!Registration fees are non-refundable and we will ride regardless of weather!!!

Can’t ride but still want to help? Volunteers are needed before, during, and after the event. You will have fun & meet some great people. Receive an event shirt, snacks, a meal, and our gratitude for volunteering. If you or someone you know would like to help with this or future events call Bob at 801.677.0134.

Start of the ride: 2011-02-26

More Details: here