September 15-16, 2017
CHOOSE YOUR CHALLENGE
Saturday – September 16 – choose from 145, 125, 80 or 50 mile ride
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE FOR 2017
Ride and Raise Money for Black Rock Retreat
145 and 125 mile riders must raise a minimum of $300
50 and 80 mile riders must raise a minimum of $150
Want to Know More?
All ride distances are fully supported with multiple rest stops –fully stocked with food and beverages. A roving bike mechanic is available for small repairs and a qualified first aid person will be available at all times. A sag vehicle will carry a duffle bag for each rider to the finish line and will also be available to pick up riders who encounter problems. Bathhouses with hot showers, a full course dinner meal and rider and bike transportation back to Black Rock Retreat will be available at the ride destination.
The BR2RB 125 mile Bike-a-Thon is a one day ride starting from the grounds of Black Rock Retreat in Quarryville, PA and ending at Camp Arrowhead on the shores of Rehoboth Bay, DE! The route travels through some rolling terrain in Southern PA and into Maryland. The route then flattens out in Delaware and remains that way until the end of the ride. Most of the route in Delaware is a designated bike route which makes for an enjoyable ride. Riders proceed at their own pace, with the majority of riders finishing within nine hours or less.
50 or 80 Mile Riders
A bus will drop off riders 80 or 50 miles away from Rehoboth Bay and the riders will begin their journey from the drop off point that they choose. 50 and 80 mile riders will also have rest stops available to them and medical and repair support. They will also join the 125 mile riders for the celebration dinner and have return transportation available.
NEW THIS YEAR! 145 Mile Ride to Fenwick Island, DE
If you’ve previously cycled 125 miles and are looking for a different challenge, make Fenwick your new destination for 2017. Riders will begin their journey at Black Rock Retreat with the 125 mile riders. At the fifth food stop, these riders will follow an additional 20 mile route ending at Fenwick Island State Park, DE. Bathhouses with hot showers, a full course dinner meal and rider and bike transportation back to Black Rock Retreat will be available at the ride destination.
Again This Year!
With many participants riding at different levels we will be offering the option to take an earlier bus that will leave Camp Arrowhead between 3-4pm or a bus that will leave at 5:30pm on Friday and Saturday.
Your Fundraising Makes a Difference for Campers!
Watch the video below to learn about our Summer Camp ministry. Bikeathon proceeds will benefit the ministries of Black Rock Retreat including helping send campers in need of sponsorships to camp for free!