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Dates: 1/1/2018 - 12/31/2018
City / State: Leesburg, VA
Event Name: Bike the W&OD Trail
Event Type: Year Round Bike
Event ID: 108976 2018/Y1456
Distance - Trail Ratings: 13K to 145K - 2A
Description: The entire W&OD Trail is paved with nine foot wide asphalt and goes from Shirlington (Arlington County) to Purcellville. The W&OD Trail is flat except for a 4 mile section west of Leesburg. There is also a short but steep hill near Mile 15. **** Directions will be provided for a 13 Km and 25 Km bike ride starting from the Leesburg Comfort Suites hotel. ***** This is an extended distance bike event. Participants have the option of starting at any point on the trail, going the direction they wish, and as far as they want (minimum distance is 13K for a short distance volksbike). Special Programs that should be included depending on distance selected: Bridges, Points of Reference ("Old" Dominion). Trail maps are available at www.bikewashington.org/trails/wad/wad.htm
Amenities: Strollers: NO | Wheelchairs: NO | Pets: No | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Bridges - Spanning the USA, Points of Reference
Start Times: Ride during daylight hours only
Location: Comfort Suites Hotel
Start Point / Driving Directions: 80 Prosperity Ave, Leesburg, VA 20175 (703) 699-1650***From US-15/Leesburg Bypass, take Market St/Route 7 west towards Leesburg. Turn left onto Prosperity Ave (the first street). The Comfort Suites hotel will be on the left.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: Bicycle helmets must be worn.*** Ride during daylight hours only.****Mail in registration is available for those who finding traveling to Leesburg is inconvenient. Please contact the POC at info@USFreedomWalk.org
Alternate start location available to start in Arlington, VA at Holiday Inn- Ballston, 4610 N Fairfax Drive, Arlington, Virginia 22203
Host Club: U.S. Freedom Walk Festival Club
Contact: D Grenier (703) 209-0174
Website: www.USFreedomWalk.org
E-Mail Contact: info@USFreedomWalk.org