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Philanthropy Bike Ride / Marrowstone Island

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Sunday, August 25th

Enjoy the scenic beauty of Marrowstone Island and help us help others in need.


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Cycle Marrowstone is a group ride through Indian and Marrowstone Islands which will take place on Sunday, August 25th, 2019.

The tour starts and finishes at HJ Carroll Park. The ride has three different lengths for all riding levels: a 47-mile journey featuring a ride through the bucolic Beaver Valley farm land as well as the Indian and Marrowstone Islands to Ft. Flagler.

The 27-mile ride through Indian and Marrowstone Islands to Ft. Flagler and the 16-mile ride through Indian and portions of Marrowstone Island.

Cycle Marrowstone is meant to be whatever you make of it. Do it for fun; do it to challenge your personal best. Whatever your intent, you'll be glad you came! We encourage professionals, amateurs, recreational riders, clubs & Cycling teams to participate. All profits from Cycle Marrowstone support ongoing efforts of the East Jefferson County Rotary Club.

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DateSunday, August 25th, 2019
Check-in Time7am
Start Time9am
LocationH.J. Carroll Park
9884 WA-19
Chimacum, WA 98325
Cost$50 days before the ride.
$60 the day of the ride.
SupportRest Stops, Mechanics & Medics
ActivitiesVendor Village & Free Lunch

Routes



16 mile

16-Mile Route

The 16 mile route begins at HJ Carroll Park, then takes you through Port Hadlock and onto Indian and Marrowstone Islands. You stop at the Marrowstone Vineyards for a brief stop, then down the hill and back toward Indian Island with views of the Puget Sound. You’ll then return along Flagler Rd to Port Hadlock and return to HJ Carroll Park. This is the shortest route and the least challenging overall.

Route Map

47 mile

27 mile

27-Mile Route

The 27 mile route begins at HJ Carroll Park, then takes you through Port Hadlock and onto Indian and Marrowstone Islands. You’ll stop at East Beach with a stop at East Beach for a view of the Puget Sound, then onto Fort Flagler with a turn at the end of the RV Park, where you can enjoy another view of the Puget Sound, looking across the water at Port Townsend. You’ll then return along Flagler Rd to Port Hadlock and return to HJ Carroll Park. This is a relatively easy route with very few challenging hills and of medium challenge.

Route Map

47 mile

47 mile

47-Mile Route

The 47 mile route begins at HJ Carroll Park, then takes you through the bucolic farm lands of the Beaver Valley, and then onto Indian and Marrowstone Islands. The first part of this route combines both flat roads and a few hills past multiple farms. The second part of this route travels through Port Hadlock and onto the Islands with a stop at East Beach for a view of the Puget Sound, then onto Fort Flagler with a turn at the end of the RV Park, where you can enjoy another view of the Puget Sound, looking across the water at Port Townsend. You’ll then return along Flagler Rd to Port Hadlock and return to HJ Carroll Park. While there are a few hills, this is not generally considered a physically challenging route.

Route Map

47 mile

Swag

Shirt

Cycle Marrowstone T-shirts can be purchased for $20 when you register for the event. They’re made of a high quality performance fabric that will hold its shape and last for years to come.

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Event Schedule


Sunday, August 25th

7:00amParking Lot Opens (Map)
7:30amPacket Pick-Up
Day-of Registration
T-shirt Pick-Up & Sales
8:00am3:00pmVendor Village
9:00amRiders Released (All Routes)
9:30amCheck-In Closes
Day-of Registration Closes
Sweepers Leave (No other riders allowed to leave)
10:30am3:30pmLunch Served
4:00pmEvent Concluded

FAQs

Where is the start/Finish of the ride?

The start and finish of Cycle Marrowstone will be held at HJ Carroll Park (9884 WA-19, Chimacum, WA 98325).

Where should I park?

Parking will be available at the main event location. Volunteers wearing volunteer t-shirts will be located at the entrance to the parking lot for your convenience. Handicapped parking is available.

What time do the rides begin?

The ride begins at 9:00am as a group start. Riders are expected to complete the ride by 1:00pm.

Where can I get a map of my route?

A map of each route is available under each ride description higher on this page. Course maps and turn-by-turn directions will be given out in your registration packet as well.

When is Check-in/Registration on the day of the ride?

Check-in/Registration will be held on Sunday, August 25th from 7:00am to 9:00am at HJ Carroll Park.

What do I pick-up at Check-in/Registration?

At registration you will pick up your bib number, course directions and swag bag. We will verify that you have signed our waiver, otherwise you will be required to sign the waiver at check-in.

Where do I get my swag bag?

You'll get your swag bag at registration.

What is the Poker Run?

All riders who participate on the Poker Run collect 5 playing cards from rest stops over the course of the ride to make a poker hand. The best poker hand at the end of the ride wins!

Will the ride be supported?

Yes! Cycle Marrowstone will be very well supported with road-side mechanics and roaming support vehicles at the ready should anything happen during your ride. Rest stops will be available to all registered riders and they vary depending on the route you have selected. Most stops have restrooms available for your use.

What are the roads like?

We did our best to keep all routes on rural, low traffic roads. With that said, there are a few spots with more traffic or busy traffic crossings. For these, we will have support personnel manning the crossing and directing traffic. Please be courteous to these volunteers and all motorists and make sure to obey all traffic laws.

Are the routes marked?

All routes are marked by arrows. Turns are marked on the road with 2 arrows before and 1 arrow after each directional change. Course maps will also be at registration.

Are there rest stops along the route?

Yes! There are rest stops along the routes. There are snacks and beverages at all rest stops and restroom facilities at most rest stops.

I still have questions, how may I get answers?

If you have questions that have not been answered, please send an email to info@cyclemarrowstone.com and we will do our best to get back to you as quickly as possible.

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Sponsors



Finnriver Farm & Cidery

Our friends at Finnriver have donated 50 tokens for a free, individual cider that can be redeemed at their farm and cidery, located in Chimacum. The first 50 riders (age 21 & older) to register will receive a Finnriver token.

www.finnriver.com

The ReCyclery

www.ptrecyclery.org

The Broken Spoke

www.thebrokenspokept.com

Les Schwab Tire Center

www.lesschwab.com

Marrowstone Vineyards

www.marrowstonevineyards.com

Caldwell Banker Best Homes

www.karenbest.com

Sound Dive Center

www.sounddive.com

Carl’s Building Supply

www.carlsbuildingsupply.com

Kitsap Bank

www.kitsapbank.com

The Old Alcohol Plant

www.oldalcoholplant.com

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