The Sturbridge to Bourne route is a Saturday one-day route in the Pan-Mass Challenge. Regardless of which route you ride, 100 percent of every-rider raised dollar goes to cancer research and treatment at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.
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About the Route
The fundraising commitment requires you to personally guarantee the fundraising minimum whether or not you actually participate in the PMC ride. The fundraising deadline is October 1, 2022.
The registration fee is not refundable and does not apply towards your fundraising minimum
Before the Ride: Friday, August 5
Sturbridge Host Hotel – 366 Main St., US Route 20, Sturbridge, MA 01566
Check in at the Sturbridge Host Hotel (366 Main Street, Sturbridge, MA, 01566) between 2 and 7 PM to receive your rider credentials, including your wristband, bike tag, name tags, and luggage tags. All rider are required to wear their wristband PMC weekend.
Riders will be mailed their jerseys and socks ahead of PMC weekend.
Riders may choose to take a bus from Boston or Wellesley (1 PM departure times) to Sturbridge. Riders can select one of these options during registration for an additional cost.
Food & Drinks
The Friday afternoon barbecue will be held at the Sturbridge Host Hotel for riders only (no guests).
Optional: Lodging is available in Sturbridge Friday night at an additional cost and is not included in the registration fee.
The Ride: Saturday, August 6
Sturbridge to Mass Maritime Academy (Bourne)
Riders will start from the Sturbridge Host Hotel on Saturday at 5:30 AM.
Start time subject to change
There are 5 water stops along the Sturbridge to Bourne route:
Whitinsville (mile 25)
Franklin (mile 42)
Dighton-Rehoboth (mile 70) – lunch stop
Lakeville (mile 83)
Wareham (mile 99)
All Saturday riders will finish at Mass Maritime Academy (101 Academy Drive, Bourne). The Bourne finish includes food, drinks, showers, live music, and more. Because of limited space, MMA is open to riders only; no guests.
The PMC will transport one bag (not to exceed 20 pounds) per rider from Sturbridge to MMA.
Riders may purchase a bus ticket from Bourne to Sturbridge.