We push off at 8:00am from the historic Banner Elk School in Banner Elk. Find a map at http://ridewithgps.com/routes/4296333.
Park your car on the top of Beech across from the finish line. Volunteers are there to direct you.
Coast to the start area. You should leave the top of Beech no later than 7:15am. Volunteers are located approximately every 1/2 mile to observe the procession headed to start to promptly address any issues that might arise.
The morning can be cool as you coast down Beech Mtn to the start. We will provide bags for you to put any extra clothing you want to shed at the start for us to take to the finish line. You can pick them up at Town Hall after you finish.