the Beach, the ideal personal challenge for the seasoned
cyclist or group ride for friends and family of all ages-all for a
great cause, will celebrate its 24th year. Event information,
including registration, is available at ReachtheBeach.org.
Providing a little bit of something for everyone, Reach the Beach
offers participants with four different start locations based on
distance. Those interested in the 104-mile course will start in
Portland, while riders interested in pedaling 80 miles will begin
in Newberg. Amity will host the start for cyclists wishing to take
advantage of the 55-mile route. The final starting point will be
Grand Ronde, which features a 28-mile ride.
104 mile course: 12250 SW Conestoga Dr, Beaverton, OR 97008
80 mile course: Newberg High School - 1498 Elliott Rd,
Newberg, OR 97132
55 mile course: Amity High School - 503 Oak Street, Amity,
28 mile course: 9600 SE Hebo Road, Grand Ronde, OR 97347
To register, visit the official website at ReachtheBeach.org.
Reach the Beach also can be found on Twitter by following @RTBOregon
and by liking the Reach
the Beach - Oregon Facebook page.
About Reach the Beach
Celebrating 24 years as the official start of the Oregon cycling season,
Reach the Beach provides four distinct courses resulting in an event
that has a little something for everyone-from the experienced cyclists
to those new to distance riding. Benefiting the American Lung
Association, the event welcomes more than 3,000 cyclists through rolling
wine country fields, tiny towns, soaring Cape Kiwanda dunes to a festive
sunset beach party.
About Les Schwab Better Series
Best known for being the Oregon-based race event management company that
brought Hood to Coast Relay to the masses, the Better Series now
consists of seven running and one cycling events. The race series
stretches from May through November, and features well-known events such
as Hippie Chick Quarter & Half Marathon Run & Walk; Reach the Beach;
Helvetia Half Marathon, 10K & Kids Race; Red, White and Blues 5K/10K;
and Pint to Pasta 10K. For more information, visit the official website
of the series, BetterSeries.com.
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