2008 BICYCLE RACE FOR SIGHT
BICYCLE RACE FOR SIGHT
Saturday, July 19, 2008
The "Race For Sight" is a bicycle road race, with A & B fields. The course winds through the gently rolling terrain of the beautiful Susquehanna River Valley near Windsor, New York, and ends with a challenging uphill climb.
The race is presented by A.V.R.E., with assistance from the Tioga Velo Club and the Binghamton and Windsor Lions Clubs. All proceeds will benefit people in the Twin Tiers who are blind and visually impaired, as well as the Lions Clubs' vision programs.
NEW THIS YEAR! **
Longer "A" Race -- 38 miles!
Cash prizes for top 3 men and top 3 women in the "A" race!
Goody Bags to first 75 registrants!
The Races: The "A" field is for experienced riders only, equivalent to USCF Cat 3 - 4. Men, Women & Juniors (under age 19) will all race together.
The "B" field is a Citizen's race, equivalent to USCF Cat 5. Men, Women, Juniors, and Tandem Teams will all race together.
All racers, including both members of a tandem team, must pay the registration donation/fee and sign a waiver form. Approved helmets are required. No aerobars allowed.
Fee: Donation is $20 in
advance ($10 for Juniors) -- plus BikeReg fee -- until noon Friday,
July 18th, and $27 ($15 for Juniors) on-site.
Advance registration is at BikeReg.com only. No mail-ins, please. No refunds.
Race Times: Registration is from 8:30 until 9:45 AM at the Windsor
village green. "A" race begins at 10:00 AM, "B" race begins at 10:15 AM
The "A" field course is approximately 38 miles, and consists of two loops around the following route. It begins near the village green and proceeds north on NY Rte 79. It turns right at Center Village onto Bridge Street and crosses the bridge over the Susquehanna River, then left on Center Village Loop Rd, and right on E Windsor Rd. It then proceeds south, through the "S" curve, turns right onto Old Rte 17, and goes to the traffic light at the Windsor village green. The race will complete a second loop, turning right onto NY Rte 79 and following the same route. Upon reaching the traffic light at Windsor the second time, racers will turn left onto NY Rte 79, riding south. The race finishes on the uphill climb on Piper Hill Rd.
The "B" field course is approximately 27 miles, and consists of one loop around the following route. It begins near the village green and proceeds north on NY Rte 79. It turns right on NY Rte 7, and right in Nineveh, crossing the Susquehanna River. At the end of the bridge, it turns right onto E Windsor Rd., proceeds south, through the "S" curve, then turns right onto Old Rte 17. At the traffic light in Windsor, racers will turn left onto NY Rte 79, riding south. The race finishes on the uphill climb on Piper Hill Rd.
To print a Race flyer,
For more information either visit the race web site at:
Jenn Cubic at 607.724.2428.