Sturbridge to Bourne
The original first day route, this is the longest and most difficult leg of the event. The first 50 miles are quite hilly; riders face long, grueling climbs as well as very fast descents. The last 60 miles are a combination of rolling hills and flats that if not for the first 50 miles, could be considered fairly easy.
This ride begins at 5:30 am and depending on pace and rest times, can last from 4 hours to 14 hours. Most riders arrive at MMA between 12:30 pm and 4:30 pm.
The fundraising minimum for any one-day route finishing at Mass Maritime Academy is $4,000 if riders register before March 1, $6,800 if riders register on or after March 1. For more information on fundraising minimums please click here.
*The fundraising minimums are only valid until the route is closed*
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