Saturday, June 24th 2017. Gravel Grind PEI style with 3 distances to choose from 25km, 50km, and 75km. This tour consists mostly of PEI dirt roads and heritage roads along with some paved roads and some Conferdration Trail.
50km and 75 km offer some great climbs and scenic views with a great mix of flats, challenging hills, and exciting downhills. You will not be disppappointed.
Fundraiser for PEI Special Olympics. Money from event go to helping Special Olympic athletes. You can also donate to Special Olympics PEI or get pledges for the event but it is NOT mandatory.
This can be ridden on a Hybrid, Fat bike, MTB , Cyclocross or road bike. This is very similar to the Gravel Grind that takes place in NB.
Food and drink after the event with a BBQ with sausages, hamburgers and snacks. Draw prizes and a photographer will be out on course to take pics which will be posted after the event.
Also nutrition stations along the way for snack food and drink and selfie stops for your own unique selfie photos.
|Host:||Special Olympics PEI and Cycling PEI|
|Type:||Comp/Rec — Touring|
|Location:||Strathgartney Provincial Park|
|Registration:||Preregister online and 9:00-10:30 day of event|
|Distance:||25, 50km, and 75 km.|
|Cost:||Dirt Road Tour 25km Feb 6 - May 31 Current Price CA$20.00 Jun 1 - Jun 23 CA$30.00 Dirt Road Tour 50km Feb 6 - May 31 Current Price CA$30.00 Jun 1 - Jun 23 CA$40.00 Dirt Road Tour 75km Feb 6 - May 31 Current Price CA$40.00 Jun 1 - Jun 23 CA$50.00|
25K route: https://www.strava.com/routes/5446601
Washrooms will be open in Starthgartney Park. People can park at the look which is adjacent to the start.
Dirt Road Tour 25km