ABOUT THE RIDE
Project Hero is kicking off the 2017 Challenge season at the beach! Participants will begin in Jacksonville, Fl. on Monday, March 6 and finish in the land of peaches, Atlanta. Those participating in the UnitedHealthcare Beaches to Peaches Challenge will have overnight stops in Brunswick, Ga., Savannah, Yemassee, SC, Augusta, Ga., Washington, Ga. and Conyers, Ga. before concluding in Atlanta.
*Dates/locations subject to change
This ride is a Category “B” (Somewhat Difficult)
The rides will be limited to 150 participants with a minimum $4,000 fee to cover your costs. There is an active duty military or VA employee discount of 50% ($2,000 required fee). Your $80 registration will be applied to the total you raise.
All wounded warriors ride for free by invitation only and must register to be considered for invitation. See below for invitation criteria.
Full week Challenge participants will receive a Project Hero jersey, bib, socks, and t-shirt, as well as hotel housing, rider support, luggage transportation (70 lbs max), daily route guides, marked course, rest stops, hydration and meals. Participants are responsible for transportation to and from the event. There may also be nighttime entertainment on selected evenings.
ALL PARTICIPANTS MUST REGISTER ONLINE! Wounded Warriors, please note that your online registration does not guarantee you a slot on the ride. Participation is by invitation only. Contact your Project HERO Manager with any questions.
Invitational criteria may be based on one or more of the following:
1. Category (difficulty) of the ride
2. Participant's ability to successfully complete the ride
3. Participant's past history on Challenges
4. Participation in Project Hero Community Centers or Strava
5. Amount raised through rider page
Wounded warriors will be invited, based on the above criteria, by email and will have one week to confirm participation. If you are not invited, you will be placed on a waiting list.
SINGLE DAY RIDE
If you are unable to join us for the entire ride you may participate in any one day of the Challenge. The cost for a single day ride is $100 and includes a t-shirt, mechanical support, and hydration/snacks. ONE DAY RIDER REGISTRATION MUST BE COMPLETED BY 6:00 PM On March 4, 2017. ABSOLUTELY NO "DAY OF EVENT" REGISTRATION.
All volunteers must register online. If you are interested in volunteering, please sign up here. We will be in touch to confirm your role. Please note that signing up to volunteer does not guarantee you a spot as a volunteer. Volunteers are chosen based on specific needs for a ride. Please contact a staff member with any questions at firstname.lastname@example.org.
To login to access your 2017 rider page, please LOGIN HERE. Note: You must FIRST REGISTER with the buttons above to have a rider page.
Click HERE for the Ride Guide
6-Mar Jacksonville, Fl to Brunswick, Ga
7-Mar Brunswick, Ga to Savannah, Ga
8-Mar Savannah, Ga to Yemassee, SC
9-Mar Yemassee, SC to Augusta, Ga
10-Mar Augusta, Ga to Union Point, Ga
11-Mar Union Point, GA to Conyers, Ga
12-Mar Conyers, Ga to Atlanta, Ga