October 30, 2014
Contact: Nancy Lee Gomer, Marketing Coordinator,636.949.7535 or cell 636.795.1137
St. Charles County, Missouri – It’s Epic! Be a part of the first fully organized Epic Mountain Bike Ride through St. Charles County on Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014. Join mountain bike enthusiasts on a 38-mile timed, 17-mile or 10-mile ride, while traveling across a variety of scenic, flat to very hilly natural-surfaced trails in Matson Hill Park near Defiance, Klondike Park near Augusta, Katy Trail State Park near Weldon Spring and Weldon Spring Conservation Area near St. Charles. Take the Epic Ride challenge and experience some of the best single track in the region!
The race begins at 9 a.m. at the Weldon Spring Conservation Area’s maintenance headquarters, 6810 Highway 94 South, St. Charles, MO 63304. Awards, refreshments and fun festivities follow the ride that also finishes at the Weldon Spring Conservation Area. In the 38-mile timed ride, prizes will be awarded to winners of the Men and Women’s Open, Masters and 19 and Under categories.
The Epic Ride is funded in part by the Great Rivers Greenway district, in partnership with St. Charles County Parks, Missouri Department of Conservation, Missouri State Parks and Trailnet, and is sponsored by the Bike Surgeon and Alpine Shop. To register for the Epic Ride, visit www.trailnet.org. Register before Nov. 15 and receive a discount!
To volunteer for the event, contact the St. Charles County Parks Department at 636.949.7535 or register online at http://www.signupgenius.com/go/8050c4aa8a723a64-stcharles.