• 2635 North 7th Street, Grand Junction, Colorado 81501
  • 970-298-CARE (2273) / 1-800-458-3888

Rose Hill Rally 2008

May 04, 2008
St. Mary's Hospital and Regional Medical Center and Callahan Edfast Mortuary and Crematory are proud to sponsor a 100K (62 miles) and 50K (31 miles) spring bike ride on Sunday, May 4, 2008. Join us for the twelfth annual Rose Hill Rally, a relaxing family bike tour!

Cyclists of all ages and abilities will be able to enjoy the wonderful scenery and climate of the Grand Valley on this non-race ride. Proceeds benefit Rose Hill Hospitality House, an accommodation for St. Mary's out of town patients and their families.

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
This bike ride is a choice of 100 kilometers (62 miles), or 50 kilometers (31 miles). The ride will begin and end at Canyon View Park (24 Road Exit off I-70). The course is designed to allow riders of all abilities to have an enjoyable time. Cyclists will wind their way through the beautiful farm country of the valley.

MORE TO SEE AND DO BEFORE THE RALLY:
Come to Grand Junction a day early and visit local wineries, ride the Colorado National Monument, or enjoy the Fruita Fat Tire Festival.

AT THE START:
Riders begin the course between 7:00 a.m. and 9:00 a.m. for both the 100K and the 50K distance. Pick up your ride packet at Canyon View Park between 6:00 a.m. and 9:00 a.m. Your entry fee includes:
 
  • Rider breakfast and hot lunch
  • Rose Hill Rally t-shirt
  • Course map and description
  • Support and food services wrist band
  • Scavenger hunt for children

DURING THE RIDE:
All participants are required to wear A.N.S.I. approved helmets. The ride is fully supported. Ride support ends at 1:00 p.m. Rest stations will be spaced throughout the 50K and 100K routes.

WRAP IT UP:
Plan on listening to some great music provided by KOOL 107.9 FM while you enjoy your post-ride meal. You and your friends may also enjoy a complimentary massage, prize drawings, Bump 'n Jump play area for the children, sidewalks and rink for in-line skating, and scenic views.

TEAMS:
Teams of six or more riders will receive special t-shirts and members' names will be placed in a special drawing for prizes. All team rider entry forms, waivers and checks must be included in the same envelope. Please include team name. Applications must be mailed by April 19, 2008. Team member fees are $30 each (adult), $20 each (youth).

TO REGISTER:
Fill out the ">Official Entry Form and Rider Waiver and mail it on or before April 26, 2008 along with your check. Your entry fee includes your bike ride, breakfast, support vehicles, rest station refreshments, and a post-ride meal. You will also receive a T-shirt commemorating the event. Meal tickets for non-riding family or friends are available for purchase. Lunch starts at 11:00 a.m.

You may register the day of the event from 6:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m. (for an additional $5 charge). The t-shirts and meal tickets will be on a first-come-first-served basis.

FOR MORE INFORMATION:
Call 970-255-7731 or ">click here to download a brochure.