5th Tour de Pepacton bike, walk event on May 26


The fifth annual bicycle ride for benefit of Catskill Area Hospice & Palliative Care, Inc., known as The Tour de Pepacton, sponsored by the Catskill Mountain Cycling Club Inc, and the MARK Project will be held on Sunday, May 26 on Main Street, Margaretville.

The Tour de Pepacton, features two choices of distance, 25 around the reservoir, mostly flat terrain, and The Metric Century, 60 miles of challenging terrain.

To register, please go to USACycling.org, and click on “clubs.” Then scroll down until you see “Tour de Pepacton.” Click on our event and register there. For further information: call 607 326-4734.
Water will be available and there will also be fruit for riders. For those riding the Metric Century, there also will be a water stop in Downsville at the covered bridge.

Participants will register in the lower parking lot by the walkover bridge to the pocket park on Main Street. Registration will be from 8-9 a.m. Rides will set off at 9 a.m.
The “Float Yer Boat” walk/run, inaugurated last year, will also start and end on Main Street, by the pocket park. The registration will also be from 8-9:30 a.m. walk/run will start at 10 a.m. Those wishing to be timed, may do so!

Water bottles and T-shirts will be given out to the walkers/runners at registration. The walk/run will also benefit the Auxiliary of Margaretville Hospital/Mountainside Residential Care Center Wellness Committee.