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Tobacco Free for Life Mountain Bike Challenge - DuPont

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Tobacco Free for Life Mountain Bike Challenge


On Saturday, September 30, 2006, the 9th Annual TFL Mountain Bike Challenge Ride will be held at pristine DuPont State Forest in Henderson and Transylvania Counties, NC. All proceeds go towards Henderson County Partnership for Health's Tobacco Free for Life program and our mission to prevent tobacco use by the youth of Henderson County, NC through education, awareness and community collaboration.

The Challenge will feature three courses: Advanced ~ 25 miles (approx. 3,500' of climb), Intermediate ~ 10 - 15 miles (moderate climb) and Beginner/Family Fun - 3 - 5 miles (minimal climb). The first 200 registered riders will get a TFL Hincapie jersey (opt out available). Entry fees are $55 for pre-registered rider with jersey and $35 for pre-registered riders without jersey. Pre-registration deadline is Sept. 20. Event day registration is $65 perrider with jersey (if available) and $45 per rider without jersey. Event will be held rain or shine. Registration will be held 8:00 to 9:15 a.m. and the ride begins promptly at 9:30 a.m. All riders will receive a boxed lunch from Atlanta Bread Co.

Back by popular demand is our Challenge silent auction! More than $2,500 worth of items have already been donated, including a Giant Trance, valued at $1,200, donated by Bikeways. Bring cash, checks or credit card…there will be lots of good stuff!

For additional information and/or registration forms, contact Event Coordinator - Amy Williford at 698-4600 or [email protected]. You can also register for the TFL Challenge on


Amy Williford
Tobacco Free For Life Coordinator
Partnership for Health
P.O. Box 2742
Hendersonville, NC 28793
Ph: (828) 698-4600
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For those who've never been, this a great opportunity to learn some DuPont trails. Very Fun Ride! and it's a Good Cause!

It's also the same Weekend as the Pisgah Gathering so spend Saturday at DuPont!

here is a Link to the pix i took on last years ride.​

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I will be there. Hopefully I won't lose a contact and flat this year. . .

Good times!
sounds like fun, I may check this out!

I've done this the past 2 years, what a great ride. I only wish they kept track of times but it's not billed as a race anyway.
Last year I remember hitting the base of "The Rock" at mile 20 and thinking, WTF? :p

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