St. Francis Gravel Classic

Sat March 2, 2019 Marianna, AR US 72360 Directions
Events

55 mile

9:00AM CST - 2:00PM CST

25 mile

10:00AM CST - 2:00PM CST

12 mile

10:15AM CST - 2:00PM CST
Race Website

Additional race information can be found at http://pr-eventmanagement.net/.

Place
2955 AR State Highway 44
Marianna, AR US 72360
Description

Registration and pre-registered racers packet pick up is Saturday March 2, 2019 7:30am-9:45am. at the Mississippi River State Park's Visitors Center Conference Room by race start.

Sags will have Gatorade &  water and food snacks bananas, pretzels, pickles, cookies, peanut butter crackers

There will be be prizes for the top 3 male and female riders in each distance from our host and sponsors. Bike bags, bike tail lights, stainless pint glasses, gift cards, etc.

There is only one classification of bikes for the awards. you can ride whatever kind of bicycle you like as long as it has front and rear brakes and no motor other than human.

2019 St. Francis Gravel Classic Course Changes

The 55 Mile Route is now 51 miles

https://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/2409933292

Leave Mississippi River State Park go south on Hwy 44 along Bear Creek Lake and across the levee.

Down the hill and you are now on Co. Rd. 239

Stay Straight Road changes to Co. Rd. 221

Right on Co. Rd 217 to Lagrange, Sag Stop #1

Right on C. Rd. 223

Right on Co. Rd. 215, Lagrange

Right on Fire wood Rd. for a 2 mile out and back total 4 miles

Right on Co. Rd. 215

Right on Co, Rd. 222

Right on Hwy 44 back to Bear Creek Dam

Down the hill and back on Co. Rd. 239

Stay Straight Road changes to Co. Rd. 221

This time a left on Co. Rd. 217, Sag Stop #1

Right into Storm Creek Lake Camp Ground Sag Stop #2

Check in with the sag stop and make sure they record your number, you do not need to stop. Just make sure the sag gets your number

Left on Co. Rd. 217

Right on Co, Rd. 221, Sag Stop #1

Stay Straight the road changes to Co. Rd. 239

Across the levee the road changes to Hwy 44

Hwy. 44 back to Mississippi River State Park

 

 

 

2019 St. Francis Gravel Classic

25 Mile Flood Route

https://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/2409926848

Leave Mississippi River State Park go south on Hwy 44 along Bear Creek Lake and across the levee.

Down the hill and you are now on Co. Rd. 239

Stay Straight Road changes to Co. Rd. 221

Right on Co. Rd 217 to Lagrange, Sag Stop #1

Right on C. Rd. 223

Right on Co. Rd. 215, Lagrange

Right on Fire wood Rd. for a 2 mile out and back total 4 miles

Right on Co. Rd. 215

Right on Co, Rd. 222

Left on Hwy 44 back to Mississippi River State Park

 

10 Mile Flood Route

https://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/2413940854

The 10-mile Ride will start at the Bear Creek Dam, 5 miles south of Mississippi River state Park.  Before the 10:00 am start of the 25-mile ride, drive to Bear Creek Lake Dam to be ready for your 10:15 Start.

Down the hill and you are now on Co. Rd. 239

Stay Straight Road changes to Co. Rd. 221

At mile 5 you are at Sag Stop #1, turn-a-round and ride back to Bear Creek Lake

 

 

 

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Race Course

This is the 51 mile course: https://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/2409933292

This is the 25 Mile course: https://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/2409926848

This is the 12 mile course:  https://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/2413940854

The course will be clearly marked with orange safety cones and 24 x 18" yard signs at the turns; marked per each distance race.

Also people in 2 areas where there are sags; 25 mile turn and the 55 mile bottom loop at Storm Creek that the longer course.

Sags will have for refill Gatorade &  water and food snacks bananas, pretzels, pickles, cookies, peanut butter crackers