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8TH Annual Oryx Challenge Bike Tour

Event Details

START POINT DATE COST
New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum 10/07/2018 30K General Public and non-active duty : $35.00 USD
88K General Public and non-active duty : $35.00 USD
30K Active Duty Military : $15.00 USD
30K Dependent of Active Duty Military : $15.00 USD
88K Active Duty Military : $15.00 USD
88K Dependent of Active Duty Military : $15.00 USD
30K Warrior Transition Battalion Service Members : $0.00 USD
88K Warrior Transition Battalion Service Members: $0.00 USD
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START POINT
New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum - 4100 Dripping Springs Rd, Las Cruces, NM 88011   
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NOTICE: Early registration is highly encouraged.

30K AND 88K CYCLING REGISTRATION FEES & DATES   ·     
Early Online Registration (will receive FREE t-shirt): NOW – SEPT. 9, 2018
  • General Public and non-active duty - $35.00
  • Active Duty Military - $15.00
  • Dependent of Active Duty Military - $15.00
  • Warrior Transition Battalion Service Members – FREE   ·        
Late Online Registration (will NOT receive free t-shirt): SEPT. 10 – 19, 2018
  • General Public and non-active duty - $45.00
  • Active Duty Military - $15.00
  • Dependent of Active Duty Military - $15.00
  • Warrior Transition Battalion Service Members – FREE   ·     
Registration at Packet Pick-up sites (will NOT receive free t-shirt): SEPT. 27 – 29, 2018 (see below for locations.)
  • General Public and non-active duty - $45.00
  • Active Duty Military - $15.00
  • Dependent of Active Duty Military - $15.00
  • Warrior Transition Battalion Service Members – FREE  
**Participants under 18 must have a signed, parental consent form**
** Participants under 12 must be accompanied by a cycling adult participant**                  

EVENT START TIMES- Please be on site 1 hour prior to your event start time.

NOTE: Our 88K route features two climbs over St. Augustine Pass. Start times are based on ability level and are in place to ensure a safe ride. Please read the course descriptions below to determine which start time is best for you.  
88K Bike Ride
·   8:00 am - Advanced (18 mph and above) 
·   8:30 am - Intermediate (15 to 18 mph)
30K Bike Ride
·   9:30 am  

DIRECTIONS TO EVENT SITE
Take EXIT 1/University Ave. off of Interstate 25. Head east on University Ave.; it will turn into Dripping Springs Rd. Continue on Dripping Springs Rd., the event site will be on your left - 4100 Dripping Springs Rd., Las Cruces, NM 88011  

88K Cycling COURSE (Out-and-Back): Starts at the Farm & Ranch Museum and heads east on Dripping Springs Rd. before heading north on Sonoma Ranch Blvd. Upon reaching Highway 70 it will continue east on Bataan Memorial Highway. After NASA Rd. the route will continue east on Highway 70 and over St. Augustine Pass. The route continues down the eastern slope before turning right (south) onto Highway 213 towards Whites Sands Missile Range. Riders will find an aid station which designates the turnaround point. Follow Highway 213 north towards Highway70. Go under the overpass and head west on Highway 70. Follow the same route back to the finish at the Farm & Ranch Museum. Be aware of all course signage displayed throughout the route.  
30K Cycling COURSE (Out-and-Back): Starts at the Farm & Ranch Museum and heads east on Dripping Springs Rd.  before heading north on Sonoma Ranch Blvd.  Upon reaching Highway 70 it will continue east on Bataan Memorial Highway. At Porter Dr. turn left and head under the overpass. Turn left and head west on Bataan Memorial Highway following the same route back to the finish at the Farm & Ranch Museum. Be aware of all course signage displayed throughout the route.  
TO VIEW ROUTES FOLLOW THESE LINKS
88K -  http://routebuilder.org/2caq 30K – http://routebuilder.org/2cat  

FINISH LINE EVENTS INCLUDE:
  • ·   Complimentary food &beverages for participants!
  • ·   Booths, Music, Fun & MORE!  
PACKET PICK-UP DATES & LOCATIONS To-Be-Determined
Participants will receive their bib numbers on these days:  
Location Date:
Thursday SEPT. 27, 2018
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Location Date:
Friday SEPT. 28, 2018
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Location Date:
Saturday SEPT. 29, 2018
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FOR ALL INQUIRIES PLEASE CONTACT : USO AT 915.744.3480 or usoelpaso@uso.org



Additional Info

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