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Tour de Salvation

September 1 @ 7:00 am - 3:00 pm

Tour de Salvation
Searcy County Waterfall

**HELMET REQUIRED
***EVERYONE MUST CHECK-IN AND GET BIB#’s FROM REGISTRATION TABLE MORNING OF RIDE

Thanks for your interest in Tour de Salvation!

Your registration fee benefits The Salvation Army’s Pathway of Hope program. This program provides individualized services to families with children who desire to take action to break the cycle of crisis and vulnerability that repeats generation after generation. It seeks to address the root causes of poverty in addition to The Army’s history of compassionate serving. By helping families overcome challenges like unemployment, unstable housing, and lack of education, we can lead families down a path toward increased stability and, ultimately, self-sufficiency.

Join us for a family friendly, multi “bike”, ride in our beautiful Hot Springs!
You will have the option to ride your road bike only, MTB only, or BOTH!! Yes, we will have routes that include both road AND mountain. We will have a shuttle for your bikes at the exchange location.

After you have worked up a good appetite come celebrate your finish at our After Party. (Farmers Market) Your “tour” registration includes food and drink, t-shirt, and other awesome swag. (Family Ride includes Finisher Medal, food and drink only) We have put in a lot of time into planning, and months of meetings to bring you a fun unique experience in our beautiful city on your bike!

Come enjoy live music, food, and drinks provided by The Salvation Army Canteen, and good family fun! Not riding? No worries! You can buy a ticket to the after party and join in on the festivities by being a virtual rider.

SAG and Aid Stations will be available on each route.

***Riders must wear bib numbers (supplied with registration) to obtain food and access to certain areas of the route. Medical support will be available; however, medical personnel will not be dispensing comfort medications such as: aspirin, ibuprofen, Tylenol. Participants are asked to bring their own comfort medications as needed.

Helmets are required for ALL riders regardless of the route you ride or your age.

Please download and save the route you plan to ride!!! All the routes will be well marked but it always helps to have the route on your bike computer! All routes are below.

Full Tour de Salvation
If you plan to ride the Full Tour route, you have the option to bring two different bikes. Many riders will ride the road route with a road bike (or gravel bike) and then switch to their mountain bike (MTB). Or you can complete the entire ride on your MTB!  If you plan to switch bikes, remember to bring the shoes you need for each bike! You will need to “check in” your mountain bike and MTB shoes by 6:45 am on the day of the event. Your MTB will be shuttled to the switch point. Once you switch bikes at the trail, you will leave your road bike at the switch point and it will be shuttled back to the start point. After completing the mountain bike trail ride at the Pullman Trailhead, you will simply ride your MTB on the road for 2.5 miles back through downtown (bathhouse row) to the Farmer’s Market. Strava route: Road Portion https://www.strava.com/routes/3132071064894932544 MTB Portion https://www.strava.com/routes/3132071154709554368

 

 

Road Only Routes

Hilly Road Tour Route- Strava route: https://www.strava.com/routes/3125951649470336056

East Road Tour Route- Strava route: https://www.strava.com/routes/3125953515350025272

MTB ONLY Routes

24-mile MTB Tour Route: https://www.strava.com/routes/3121949753781927130

17-mile MTB Tour Route: https://www.strava.com/routes/3125963887079819482

Family Route

Family Fun Route- Strava route: https://www.strava.com/routes/3125956192373982426

 

If you are not riding the Full Tour, you will complete your routes on one bike.
Typically riders will complete a road route on a road bike.
Likewise, riders will complete a MTB route on a mountain bike.

Jackalope

 

This is a charity event benefiting the Salvation Army Pathway of Hope.  In the event there is inclement (lightening/unsafe) weather or an unforeseen reason the ride is canceled, (as well as participant cancelation) there will be no refunds of entry fee or carry over for next year.  We appreciate you showing your support for this benefit!

Check out Visit Hot Springs at www.hotsprings.org  for information on how to make a weekend of it!! Like where to stay, things to do, and places to see!!

Arkansas Cycling & Fitness.

Details

Date:
September 1
Time:
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Event Category:
Event Tags:
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Website:
https://www.bikereg.com/tour-de-salvation

Venue

Hot Springs Farmer’s & Artisans Market
121 Orange St,
Hot Springs, AR 71901 United States
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