All registered riders must check-in and get their rider number & packet. Take your
pick of two options:
- Early Check-in: Thursday, September 12, 9am – 5pm at the Missoula Symphony Office, 320 East Main Street, Missoula
- Ride Day Check-in: Saturday, September 14, 6:30am – 9am at the Ovando School, 108 Birch Street, Ovando
- Note: Breakfast will be served on Ride Day from 6:30am - 8:30am at the Ovando School
Official Start and Course Close:
The ride starts at 8am, and all riders must depart no later than 9am. Please try to be checked in, have breakfast, and start your ride comfortably before 9am if it all possible.
Rules of the Road:
Rules of the Road
We will keep you fed, watered and comfortable with a hot breakfast in Ovando, lunch
at Monture Creek Campground, great food and brews at the finish line, and water and energy
stops along the route.
We will provide the service and support you and your bicycle need, with plenty of
singage plus a team of SAG wagons, first aid stations, ride-along mechanics and
Riders must turn in a minimum of $50 in donations before day of the ride. If
you do not want to solicit donations, you have the option of making the donation
yourself when you register for the ride or when you check in. Every rider must raise his/her own $50 minimum.
But don’t stop there: We’ll award prizes for top fundraising efforts. We encourage
all riders to raise as much money as possible to support the Missoula Symphony Orchestra
and Chorale. And, to say “Thank You” to those who make a special effort, we will
award some sweet prize packages to our top fundraisers!
A professional photographer will handle rider photography during the event.
Safety & Training
All riders are required to wear an ANSI-approved helmet. See the following for more
information on safety and training:
Lodging & Camping in & Around Ovando