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      September 12, 2021

       

      Richmond, Virginia 23223

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      Climb to Conquer Cancer

      Join us at the infamous Libby Hill as we Climb to Conquer Cancer and relive the excitement we all felt during the UCI World Championships in 2015! All routes take an easy tour around the beautiful historic Church Hill before ascending the well-known Libby Hill cobble climb where the pros raced. After the first Libby Hill ascent, you have the option of either a 26, 44, or 63 mile route through the scenic and flat countryside that surround Richmond.  All cyclists return for their second climb up the hill for their chance to win the polka dot jersey, for the fastest climbers. Check out the leaderboard, brought to you along with all our other technology by CapTech.

      Consider a VIP ticket, which entitles you to breakfast, lunch, and an open bar, for only $20 extra!  Thanks to sponsors, this money goes to cancer research, so consider it a donation.  In any event, stay for our unique awards ceremony.

      Cobble Free Conquer Cancer.  We have  routes of 26, 44 and 63 miles that do NOT climb up Libby Hill.   Join us for these non-competitive road rides and help cure cancer right here in RVA!

      Cyclists in Service.  If you are active duty military, a veteran, or a first responder (police officer, firefighter, paramedic, etc.), you may wish to compete in our new "Cyclists in Service" division.  Cyclists in Service will compete not only for age-group awards like everyone else, but also compete for a special polka dot jersey of your own!  Also, we will recognize the Cyclist in Service group that fundraises the most!  If your group already has a team captain, your captain will have a discount code that gives you FREE VIP registration.  If your group hasn't signed up yet, contact us at amysarmyrva@gmail.com to enroll!

      Elite Racing Teams.  If you are a member of an elite racing team, please note that we have a separate division of elites who compete for their own polka dot jerseys and also compete to see which elite team can fundraise the most.  If your team is already participating, your team captain will have a discount code that gives your FREE VIP registration.  If your group hasn't signed up yet, contact us at amysarmyrva@gmail.com to enroll!

      E-Bike Challenge.  New this year, thanks to Pedal Power RVA, we will have a competition amongst e-bike riders, who must have a bike with no more than 500 watts.  Compete for a separate polka dot jersey for this division, regardless of the distance you select.  You may ride 63, 44 or 26 miles, starting at 8:30, 9:30 and 10:30, respectively.  Or you can join a group of other e-bike riders at 11:30 and follow a cue sheet that takes you on an urban ride of around 10 miles with an emphasis on HILLS, including a climb up 23rd Street!  Regardless, the only "race" is up Libby Hill, and the rules of the road must be followed throughout the ride.

      NOTE--Start times may be adjusted if we need to split any of the groups doing a particular distance into waves.  You may start a bit later than shown.

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