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The 2015 Kentucky Century Challenge

Century Challenge 2015
August Update


Three of the four 2015 Kentucky Century Challenge rides are now on the books! Unfortunately, we had less than ideal weather for the Redbud Ride and the Preservation Pedal.  Many of you braved the elements and actually completed your Preservation Pedal Century during what was, at times, a torrential downpour. Reports from the event organizers and riders that rode that day were uniformly positive ... Everyone who braved the elements had a great time and enjoyed a fabulous meal after the ride.  Because of the inclement weather, we offered the opportunity for anyone who had registered and paid for the Preservation Pedal to submit proof of completion of an alternative century to substitute for the Preservation Pedal .  The alternative century ride had to be completed between June 22 and July 26.  That time period has now closed, and we are pleased to report that 186 people remain eligible to earn the coveted 2015 Kentucky Century Challenge jersey!  103 of you have already earned you jersey - If you complete the Hub City Tour, your jersey will be free, and it will say "400 miles"  so sign up and plan to go 4 for 4.  Those of you who complete 3 of the 4 rides will be able to purchase your jersey for below cost at $25 - your jersey will say "300 miles".  

Stay tuned for additional information about our jersey distribution party and ordering instructions for your jerseys!  

You can check your status using this link.  If your name isn't on the list and you think it should be, or if your name is on the list and the information is incorrect, please e-mail us at kycyclingchallenge@gmail.com and we'll address any issues. 

Thanks to our 2015 Sponsors for making year 3 of the Challenge possible!

Gold Sponsors:

     

   


BP Funding Group

Silver Sponsors:






Registration

To participate in the challenge, you MUST register on-line before April 17, 2015.  We will not offer on-site registration this year.

To remain qualified for your jersey you MUST check in at the Century Challenge Check in location after each event you ride.  You will receive an e-mail from us telling you where and how to check in before each ride – it is your responsibility to provide an updated e-mail address if that changes after you register so that you can make sure you get the information you need! 

The Jersey

Ride all 4  -  Get it Free! - Be among the first 800 to register and complete all 4 participating rides and you’ll earn a free jersey.  Your jersey will include a “400 mile” designation.

Ride 3 of 4 – Get it Below Cost! - Be among the first 800 to register and complete 3 of the 4 rides and you will have the opportunity to purchase a jersey for the discounted and below cost price of $30. Your jersey will include a “300 mile” designation.

Late Registration – You Can Still Get it! - We will not impose a cap on registrations for the Kentucky Century Challenge, however only the first 800 registrants may earn a free or discounted jersey.  If your registration number is higher than 800, you can still participate in the challenge and earn a jersey, however the cost for your jersey will be $45 plus shipping and handling if you request your jersey be shipped.

Here is the final design for the 2015 Kentucky Century Challenge Jersey.  Shown below is the 400 mile jersey, those completing 3 of 4 rides will show 300 miles.  Jersey design provided by Starlight Custom Apparel.

  

 



Only riders completing the challenge will qualify for the jersey – 
The jersey will not be sold or made available through any other means

2015 Partner Rides 

The Redbud Ride - Presented by London Downtown - London, KY.  
Friday - Sunday, April 24-26, 2015. 3 Days of Cycling Fun!  
To register, go here:
www.redbudride.com 

The Horsey Hundred - Presented by the Bluegrass Cycling Club and hosted by Georgetown College - Georgetown, KY.
The 38th annual Horsey Hundred will be held
 
Memorial Day Weekend, 
Friday-Sunday, May 22-24, 2015. 

To register, go here
http://www.horseyhundred.com

The Preservation Pedal - Presented by Preservation Kentucky – Frankfort KY. Saturday, June 20, 2015.
To register, go here http://www.imathlete.com/events/EventOverview.aspx?fEID=23650 

The Hub City Tour - Presented by Central Kentucky Wheelmen - Elizabethtown, KY. Saturday, September 12, 2015.
http://www.ckwheelmen.org/index.php?page=home 

The Jersey Distribution Celebration

We will have a jersey distribution party early in November.  The party will be on a weekend and will include a ride, weather permitting.  Details will be provided as we get closer to the date.

Riders requesting that we ship their jerseys will pay a $6 shipping and handling fee.  We will have several convenient pick-up points, but we hope that many of our successful challenge participants will be able to join us for the jersey distribution celebration!

Matching bibs and arm warmers anyone?  Matching shorts/bibs and arm warmers will be available for purchase at cost again this year!

Commemorative Pint Glasses – We will once again have commemorative pint glasses available for purchase at the jersey distribution party.  More details to follow as the time gets closer!