5 mile | 25 mile | 50 mile routes available
All Level Athletes Welcome! Proceeds benefit the Richmond Memorial Library in Marlborough, CT
Join us for the 1st Annual "Booking it Through Marlborough" bike ride benefiting the Richmond Memorial Library in Marlborough, CT! Proceeds from the ride will go towards the purchase of new children's computers for the library. Help us celebrate the Library's 90th Anniversary (1924 - 2014) with a fun and challenging bike ride! With three route distances available - there is something for every level athlete and cyclist! Tackle a 5 mile, 25 mile or 50 mile ride in the hills of Marlborough.
Event check-in, start and finish will be at the Pavilion at Blish, Park in Marlborough, CT on Sunday, June 8.
The 5 mile ride will start at 8:30 am. The 25 and 50 mile ride will begin together at 9:00 am.
The 50 mile ride is two loops of the 25 mile course. The course is challenging with some hills, but there will be a rest stop with aid station available along the 25/50M course for refreshments and recuperation! Aid station will have PowerBar products as well as water for bottle refills and fresh fruit.
All types of bikes welcome on the 5 and 25 mile routes. Road bikes are encouraged (but not required) for the 50 mile route. Helmets are required for every participant!
Kids welcome on the 5 mile route (under 15 must be accompanied by an adult).
The ride is untimed and should be considered a casual, recreational event. The roads will be open during the ride and by registering participants agree to abide by all traffic laws, posted signage and law enforcement officers. Riders must realize and agree to share the road with vehicular traffic.
Cost of the event:
5 Mile Pre-Reg $10.00
25 Mile Pre-reg $35.00
50 Mile Pre-reg $35.00
5 Mile day-of reg $15.00
25 Mile day-of reg $50.00
50 Mile day-of reg $50.00
Booking It Through Marlborough – 25 mile course (x2=50)
Start at Blish Memorial Park, Park Road, Marlborough CT
From Blish Park head right onto Park Road to stop sign
Turn Left onto Jones Hollow Road
Bear right at fork and continue on Jones Hollow Road.
Left at T stop sign and stay on Jones Hollow Road which becomes Murphy Road
Right at stop sign onto Hebron Avenue (Rt. 85)
Left onto North Street (Rt. 85)
Right onto London Road which becomes Boston Hill Road
Continue on Boston Hill Road
Right onto Hebron Road
Right onto Gilead Road – stay straight at stop sign becomes Old Andover Road
Left onto East Street (T intersection)
Rest Area on left – Burnt Hill Park
Right on Gilead Street (Rt 85)
Left onto Martin Road (If you go by the school light you missed it, if you go by the elementary school, you really missed it.)
Straight on Martin Road – keep going straight through stop signs Martin Road becomes West Road
Left onto North Main Street Marlborough
Left at Marlborough Town Hall onto Jones Hollow Road
Bear right and stay on Jones Hollow Road
Left at stop sign onto Park Road back to Blish Park (or if you are feeling like you really weren't an idiot to sign up for 50 miles! continue on Jones Hollow and repeat).
Booking It Through Marlborough – 5 Mile Course
Blish Park on Park Road in Marlborough, left
Left onto Stage Harbor Road
Right onto Deer Run
Left onto Monhege Path
Right onto Stage Harbor Road
Right onto West Road
Right onto Laurel Lane
Left onto Virginia Rail
Left onto Laurel Lane
Left onto Heritage Drive
Right onto Jones Hollow Road
Right onto Park Road
Right onto Fuller Road
Left onto Myrna Drive to end and turn around
Back up Myrna Drive
Right onto Park Road
Finish at Blish Park