SPONSORED BY THE FRIENDS OF FOREST HILL PARK AND VIRGINIA OUTSIDE
Interested in being a sponsor?
ABOUT THE RACE:
WHAT: Be a part of the Forest Hill Spring Classic, a series of mountain bike races and activities for ages 2-18:
WHERE: Forest Hill Park, 4021 Forest Hill Avenue, Richmond, VA 23225
WHEN: Sunday, April 7, 1-5 PM; Rain date, April 14, 1-5 PM
TRAINING: Three training rides and instructional sessions will be provided by Virginia Outside: Tuesdays, March 19, March 26, and April 2, 5:30-7 PM, Forest Hill Park; rain dates on Thursdays, March 21, March 28, and April 4. RIDERS MUST RSVP TO firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve a spot for the training sessions.
SAFETY: All RACERS MUST WEAR A HELMET: NO EXCEPTIONS!!
RACE SUPPORT: Provided by Virginia Outside at the tent near START/FINISH LINE
FOOD: Big Daddy's Barbecue, Kitchenette, Baskin-Robbins - bring a blanket and chairs for a family picnic.
ENTERTAINMENT: Face-Painting, Balloon Creations, and Unicyclist provided by Belton.
Watch the races from the trees: Riverside Outfitters will be offering a free tree climb in support of the Forest Hill Spring Classic. Kids (and kids at heart) can ascend into the canopy of a tree and get a squirrel's eye view of the races! We will be open to walk up climbers from 2:00 - 4:00. Climbers will wear harnesses and helmets and will be belayed by one of our certified instructors. Come enjoy this event from a different perspective!
Fee is $25 ($30 after March 31st) which includes training sessions and a tee shirt and other information in the registration pack.
Online Registration begins Feb. 1 and ends April 6 at midnight.
Register by check/mail: download this form and mail it with a check to FFHP, P.O.Box 13161, Richmond, VA 23225
Register in person on April 6, 1-3 PM at the Stone House in Forest Hill Park or the day of the race, April 7, 10 AM to 12:30 PM, but T-shirt sizes may be limited,
NOTE from Virginia Outside:
These races are designed to get new riders involved in the sport of cycling and are a Fun-based family event. Although these races will be timed, the purpose of this event is to Have Fun! And enjoy our wonderful park and its facilities. It also promotes being outside and meeting all of our neighbors in the community. All participants will receive a completion medal, and the top 3 in each category will receive awards and prizes (provided by Virginia Outside) which will be on display at the Virginia Outside tent the day of the race. Any proceeds from the race will go to Friends of Forest Hill Park to be used in the conservation and maintenance of our beautiful Forest Hill Park.