THE RURAL LEGACY RIDE IS "ON" FOR JUNE 10.
The air quality prediction by the EPA is moderate. The EPA description states "If you are unusually sensitive to particle pollution, consider reducing your activity level or shorten the amount of time you are active outdoors."
We are looking forward to a great ride.
Oxon Hill Rural Legacy Team
Registration closes Thursday, June 8. No on-site registration.Enjoy scenic, rural cycling
at the Oxon Hill Bicycle and Trail Club's annual ride to showcase Prince George’s County’s Patuxent River Rural Legacy Area, where farms, wetlands, and woods are being protected from development with Maryland’s Rural Legacy Program.
The Picnic Pavilion and Group Camp Area of the Patuxent River Park. [Google Map]
DIRECTIONS: From Croom Road, take Croom Airport Road. Go 2.9 miles to the Picnic Pavilion and Group Camp Area of the Patuxent River Park. Some GPS devices would have you go the Patuxent River Park Visitor Center. Do NOT go to the Visitor Center, but follow the sign to the Picnic Pavilion and Group Camping Area and continue on Croom Airport Road. When Croom Airport Road turns left at the Columbia Air Center Memorial, turn right, go through the gate toward the picnic area. and follow directions from the parking volunteers.
The routes of 35, 46, 55 and 65 miles have a rest stop at a beach-park where Magruder’s Ferry once crossed the Patuxent. The 65-mile route also has a rest stop at the Town of Eagle Harbor overlooking the Patuxent. All routes have a rest stop at the Merkle Wildlife Sanctuary.
Check-in and start riding between 7:00 AM and 9:30 AM.
Riders doing the 65 miles should start by 8:00, riders doing the 46 miles should start by 8:30, riders doing the the 35 miles by 9:00, and riders doing the 22 miles by 9:30.
Your registration fee includes Ride With GPS routes, SAG support, food and drinks at rest stops and an after-ride picnic.
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There will be no on-site registration on the day of the ride.
This event is rain or shine. No refunds after May 15.