SPONSORED BY THE FRIENDS OF FOREST HILL PARK AND COQUI CYCLERY
WHAT: Be a part of the first Forest Hill Spring Classic, a series of mountain bike races and activities for ages 2-18: 4 and under Push/Balance bikes – 150 yards course with turns 6 and under Pedal bikes – 450 yards course with turns 14 and under Pedal bikes – Approx. 1.5 miles Trail course 18 and under Pedal bikes – Approx. 3 miles Trail course
WHERE: Forest Hill Park, 4021 Forest Hill Avenue, Richmond, VA 23225
WHEN: Sunday, April 8, 1-5 PM; Rain date, April 15, 1-5 PM
TRAINING: Three training rides and instructional sessions will be provided by Coqui Cyclery: Tuesdays, March 20, March 27, and April 3, 5:30-7 PM, Forest Hill Park; rain dates on Thursdays, March 22, March 29, and April 5. 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!! Coqui Cyclery will provide safety bike checks on the morning of the race.
REGISTRATION: Fee is $25 which includes the training sessions and a tee shirt and other information in the registration pack. Register online www.friendsofforesthillpark.org or use registration forms@ Coqui Cyclery, 3416 Semmes Avenue Registration online begins Feb. 25 and ends April 5 at midnight. Register in person on April 7, 1-3 PM or the day of the race, April 8, 10 AM to 12:30 PM, but do not expect to have a tee shirt in your exact size, in-person registration is $28.
FOOD: Big Daddy’s Barbecue, Goatcado and Baskin Robbins—bring a blanket and chairs for a family picnic.
ENTERTAINMENT: Face-Painting, Balloon Creations, and Unicyclist provided by Belton Entertainment; Bounce House, Tips for Bicycle Maintenance, and Music provided by Coqui Cyclery.
Race Support: Provided by Coqui Cyclery at the tent near START/FINISH LINE
NOTE from Coqui Cyclery: 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 Coqui Cyclery and Giant bikes) which will be on display at the Coqui Cyclery 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.
You may download and print out a PDF of the registration form or fill out the following online form.