The Sub-5 Ride for Parkinson's

On the SUNDAY following LABOR DAY, the rolling countryside surrounding Hampshire, Illinois will host TWO GREAT bike rides:

Sub-5 Ride – 100 Miles in 5 Hours

The feature event is a team-oriented, 100 mile, timed ride, limited to 350 serious road cyclists striving to achieve their personal best. This event will begin promptly at 7:30 am. When registering for the event, teams and individual riders should choose a category that best matches their targeted time goal and fitness level:

Category 1 – Time Goal < 4:30  - this category contains the fastest teams and individual riders (22+ mph) and will depart the start line first

Category 2 – Time Goal 4:30 – 4:45 – this category (21 – 22 mph) will depart 5 minutes after all the riders from the 1st group depart

Category 3 – Time Goal 4:45 – 5:00 – this category (20 – 21 mph) will depart 5 minutes after all the riders from the 2nd group depart

Category 4 – Time Goal 5:00 – 6:00 – this category (17 – 20 mph) will depart 5 minutes after all the riders from the 3rd group depart

Category 5 – Sub-5 / 62 Mile – this category will depart with the Category 4 Riders

  • All riders in this timed event must register by August 31, 2014.
  • The registration fee is $95 for those registering by June 30, 2014 and $125 for those registering after June 30, 2013
  • Any rider who collects $300 or more in donations will receive a FREE JERSEY. Note that jerseys can not be purchased and must be earned.
  • All registrations are final and 80% of  fees going directly to the Paul Ruby Foundation for Parkinson’s Research. As such, there will be no refunds. Register here.

Team Celerity on the Line

Hotel Information

Local hotels are pitching in to help make the 3rd Annual Sub 5 Century Challenge for Parkinson’s Research a continued success by offering interested riders a good night’s sleep before the big ride. Rooms are available at discounted rates  for the night of Friday, September 5, 2014.