Update for this Saturday -
The parking lot at the Dedmon Center is closed due to flooding but there is ample parking around the upper level of the Dedmon Center. We have also been given permission to park in the Cupp Stadium Lot CC where it is nice and dry! We will be checking in riders at the main entranced to the Dedmon Center on University Dr.
We are encouraged by the much improved forecast for Saturday. It looks like conditions may be ideal! If you have not yet registered, it’s not too late. For a $5 discount register online using code - 2017WRRdiscount.
Thank you for supporting this regional ride! This is the 26th annual Wilderness Road Ride and your participation has helped it continue on as one of the oldest rides in the region!
A scenic and historical adventure through southwest Virginia’s beautiful New River Valley, the ride follows part of Daniel Boone’s Wilderness Road. This is a ride for the whole family to enjoy, with something for everyone— 4 routes to choose from ranging from a 29 mile relaxed journey for novices, to a 79 mile challenge for the fittest cyclist. This is a must ride for cyclists of all ages and athletic abilities. The 26th Annual Wilderness Road Ride takes place Saturday of Memorial Day weekend.
The Wilderness Road Ride takes place Saturday, May 27, 2017. All routes start and finish in Radford, at the Dedmon Center and Bisset Park. Non-riders can enjoy Bisset Park, the New River, and downtown Radford, while their families and friends are out riding.
Fully supported aid stations will be positioned at regular intervals along the course and the start/finish location. Aid stations will be supplied with Heed Hammer Nutrition fuel, as well as water and plenty of other snacks.
Detailed maps and cue sheets will be available at the start of the ride.
- Adults (age 18+) $35
- Youth (up to 17) $30
- Family of 3-5 $80
PDF link for general map of the routes and rest stops >> WRR_Route_Map_2017.pdf
Proceeds will benefit FCAE ministries and missions projects. FCA is 501c-3 non-profit organization.
* Please remember, this is not a race. All traffic laws, signals, and signs must be obeyed. Personal SAG vehicles are not allowed. The Wilderness Road Ride starts at the Dedmon Center at Radford University.*