Ride for the Brave Cycling Challenge Presented by USO 

Sun September 26, 2021 Las Cruces, NM 88011 US Directions
Race Website

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Place
New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum 4100 Dripping Springs Rd.
Las Cruces, NM US 88011
Description

Ride for the Brave Cycling Challenge
Presented by USO 
Sunday, 26 September 2021
New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum
4100 Dripping Springs Rd. Las Cruces, NM 

First 200 registered will receive a participant medal and t-shirt! 

Registration - Online 

NOW  – SEPT. 15, 2021
General Public/Non-Active Duty - $40.00
Active Duty Military/Dependent - $15.00
Soldier Recovery Unit Service Members – FREE

Registration - Packet Pick-Up & Day-of-Event (will NOT receive free t-shirt):
General Public/Non-Active Duty - $50.00
Active Duty Military/Dependent - $15.00
Soldier Recovery Unit Service Members – FREE   

Event Details
8:00 am - 82 K Cycling Challenge starts
·        NOTE: Our 82 K route features two climbs over St. Augustine Pass. Cyclist who wish to take on this 82 k challenge must be able to maintain an average speed of 15 MPH to complete the course within the 4-hour event window. Traffic control provided by law enforcement agencies will end after 4 hours. 
9:00 am - 50 K Cycling Challenge starts
9:30 am - 30 K Cycling Challenges
Please be onsite at least one hour prior to your event start time. 

Course Descriptions (please select the course which best suits your ability)
82 K Cycling Course (Out-and-Back):
Begin at NM Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum then head EAST on Dripping Springs Rd. to Baylor Canyon Dr. Head NORTH on Baylor Canyon Dr. towards Bataan Memorial/Highway 70. Take NASA Rd. onto Highway 70 EAST. Enjoy the climb over the Organ Mountains then take Highway 213/Owen Rd. EXIT towards White Sands Missile Range. At the mid-point hydration station turn around and return via the same route following course signage.
Map - 51.1 mi Road Cycling Route on Strava

50 k Cycling Course:
Begin at NM Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum then head EAST on Dripping Springs Rd. towards Dripping Springs Natural Area and into the La Cueva Recreation Area. Then head back down Dripping Springs Rd. and take Baylor Canyon Dr. NORTH and head under the Bataan Memorial/Highway 70 overpass. Turnaround at our hydration station and head back SOUTH on Baylor Canyon Dr. to Dripping Springs Rd. and head WEST back to the at NM Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum
Map - 31.4 mi Road Cycling Route on Strava

30 K Cycling Course (Out-and-Back): 
Begin at NM Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum then head EAST on Dripping Springs Rd. to Baylor Canyon Dr. Head NORTH on Baylor Canyon Dr. and enjoy the mountain vistas to the mid-point hydration station. Return via the same route following course signage. 
Map - 18.6 mi Road Cycling Route on Strava

FINISH LINE EVENTS INCLUDE: 
·        Complimentary food & beverages for participants
·        Booths, Music, Fun & MORE!

PACKET PICK-UP DATES & LOCATIONS 
Participants will receive their bib numbers on these days:
*To-Be-Determined 

About Us 
Our Mission - The USO strengthens America’s military service members by keeping them connected to family, home and country, throughout their service to the nation.

Since 1941, the USO has been the nation’s leading organization to serve the men and women in the U.S. military, and their families, throughout their time in uniform. From the moment they join, through their assignments and deployments, and as they transition back to their communities, the USO is always by their side.

The USO is not part of the federal government. A congressionally chartered, private organization, the USO relies on the generosity of individuals, organizations and corporations to support its activities, and is powered by a family of volunteers to accomplish our mission of connection.

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