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Sunday, September 18, 2005 -- Rio Grande, OH
Bob Evans Farm Fall Festival Cross Country
Farmhand XC
(iPO Event Id#: 6911) --- Read the [2004 coverage] [Overall Results]

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About the Event: Come spend the afternoon at Bob Evans Farm in Rio Grande, Ohio. Enjoy some great food, great racing, and experience the "Farmhand XC". Trails are made up of fast single-track, groomed and marked. There's a few new trails on the course, with more single-track added for 2005. Racer entry fee includes a FREE MEAL of Bob Evans foods and a T-shirt (shirts available to the first 50 registered riders.) The fee is only $26.

Distance: Depends on class entered, but average 16-18 miles for Sport Classes.

Awards: Awards, prizes, and drawings begin after the last biker finishes. Awards given to 1st three overall finishers, and 1st overall female rider. 100% cash payback of entry fees for Expert Classes (min of 3 riders per class required.) Quality prizes table, many choices, goes 3 deep in every class.

Camping: Tent and RV (full hook-ups) available for an additional fee through Bob Evans Farm. Call (740) 245-5305 for reservations and visit www.bobevans.com for location details. Shelter house and picnic table under roof, kids playground, horseshoe pit near registration area.

More Race Details:

  • Riders meeting and announcements at 11:30 am
  • 12 noon start - "on your bike"
  • Bike washes provided near pit area
  • Race day registration opens at 10:00 am
  • To Pre-register [Print Entry Form] Or [Download Entry Form] (PDF File)
  • Fee - $26, Includes free meal from Bob Evans Farms

    Make the check out and mail it to: OVBC
    Ohio Valley Bicycle Club
    P.O. Box 63 or 64 State Street
    Gallipolis OH 45631

Bonus: Food & drink concession open during the race. Bob Evans restaurant and Homestead are open to the public and near the venue.

Race Location: Bob Evans Farm, 791 Farmview Drive, Bidwell, OH 45614


About Ohio Valley Bicycle Club (OVBC): The Ohio Valley Bicycle Club (OVBC) is a non-profit organization formed for the purpose of promoting the activity of bicycling in a socially responsible and law-abiding manner. The Club is for anyone interested in cycling. The Club strives to bring awareness to the public of the physical health, mental, and social benefits that are associated with the activity of bicycling. The OVBC holds meetings, social gatherings, supports charities, and holds group cycle rides. The Club also promotes special activties and events that are open to Club members and the public. It is also a goal of the OVBC to work within our community to promote and encourage safe bicycling activities that create recreation and tourism in our local area and abroad.
TITLE: Bob Evans Farm Fall Festival Cross Country
EVENTS: XCountry
WHEN: Sun, 18 Sep, 2005 @ 12:00 PM
WHERE: Rio Grande, OH
CONTACT: Jon F. Burris (740) 446-4639 E-mail
COMMENTS: @ Bob Evans Farm and Homestead
OFF-SITE URL: http://ohiovalleybicycleclub.org