Start and Finish Information:
The ride will start and finish at the Letort Park in Carlisle Pennsylvania. It is a “show and go” start and will be held rain or shine. On-site registration is from 6:30 AM to 11:00 AM. The ride opens at 7:00 AM. Riders must enter the course no later than: 8 AM. for 100 miles; 9:30 a.m. for 75 and 50 miles; 11:00 a.m. for 25 miles. All riders must be off the courses by 5 PM.
Rest stops are positioned on all of the three loops which make up the Three Creek Century. A nutritious assortment of fruit and snacks will be available as well as water and sports drinks. Refreshments are available at the LeTort Park Pavilion from 7:00 AM. until 5:00 PM. Hot dogs, soup, and any other hot items will be available at LeTort from 10:30 AM. until 3:00 PM. The “official” rest stop for the 50 mile Big Spring Meander route will be open from 8:30 AM. until 2:30 PM. There are 2 other “unofficial” rest stops along the route where you can get water and access bathrooms. The rest stop for the Boiling Springs Ramble 25 mile route will be open from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. The rest stop on the Opossum Lake Loop will be open from 9 AM until 3:30 PM.
Safety Rules and Guidelines:
Obey all traffic laws, including Pennsylvania bicycle laws and Three Creek Century (Bicycle) Ride rules. All riders are reminded that helmets are required.
First Aid/Emergency Needs:
Anyone needing to reach a cyclist should call the emergency number that will be provided with the cue sheets. Callers to this number will get a staff member, who will relay messages to cyclists. Also, it is a good idea to carry your cellular phone or at least 35 cents to be able to phone for help.
There are also a wide variety of local hotels and campgrounds in the Carlisle Area.
Cumberland Valley Information:
Visit the Cumberland Valley Visitor's Bureau website for a complete listing of area attractions and services.