Event Details

The Felix 24

Time: November 18, 2012 from 10am to 3pm
Location: Lake Accontink
Street: 5650 Heming Ave
City/Town: North Springfield, VA 22151
Website or Map: http://goo.gl/maps/LODll
Phone: (540)550-7753
Event Type: race, ride
Organized By: Joe Paisley
Latest Activity: Nov 16, 2012

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Event Description

A 24 mile race to see what it feels like to bike the distance Felix fell.

And for those who would like a more liesurely activity, there will be a 10 mile ride afterwards.

The course is around Accotink Lake and Fairfax Cross County Trail.. The race can be done on any bike, from road to mountain, hybrid, or single speed.

There's also a 10 mile fun ride, with tunes provided via The Pedal Collective sound wagon.

20% of sponsorship and entry donations will be given to Gearin' Up Bikes.

Check them out here: http://www.gearinupbicycles.org/about

Prizes for those who place is pending sponsorship.

Raffle Tickets will be drawn for each 10 mile ride participant. Those who race will not receive two tickets. Prizes are also pending sponsorship.

The race and ride is limited to 100 participants, be the first to sign up to win.

$15 Minimum Donation to Race

$10 Minimum Donation to Ride

Racers can particpate in the ride for free

Maintenence services provided by Le Velo Pro. Check out their facebook page here: http://www.facebook.com/LeProVelo

Invite your friends (but only the slow ones).  Helmets are required.

Event schedule and times

10 am - Registration

11 am - Race Begins

2 pm - Ride Begins

You're all cordially invited to Hard Times Springfield afterwards, where we'll have the whole upstairs to ourselves, free pool/shuffleboard, specials, and possibly a nacho bar. Get excited.

Race course:

Parking and Directions to Registration Here: http://goo.gl/maps/LODll

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Comment by Joe Paisley on November 16, 2012 at 6:18pm

Hello Felix 24 Participants!

I'm very excited to see you all on Sunday!  Just a few last minute details:
A map of where to park and where to register: http://goo.gl/maps/LODll
If you've already registered, all you need to do is show up and check in.
If you've yet to register, and you'd like to do so at the event, credit and cash is accepted, no checks.  You'll need to fill out a form and sign a waiver.
The race begins at about 11 a.m., so be ready.
BE COURTEOUS TO OTHER PARK USERS. We have to be respectful of them, as this is not a course closed for pedestrians.
That being said, get excited! This thing is going to be awesome!
Don't hesitate to contact me with any other questions at all.
Thanks!
Comment by Brian H on November 7, 2012 at 10:18pm

Do you have a course outline or map?  

Comment by Joe Paisley on November 6, 2012 at 5:00pm

As it stands, first prize will be at least $50.  More updates to follow.

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