2016 Info: The Downeast 1000k won’t be held in 2016, maybe 2017?
Overview: Thanks to the very hard work of Anthony Mennona and other volunteers NER is proud to announce the first 1000k in New England and the first event longer then 600k since BMB. This gorgeous and adventurous route builds off the the highly regarded Vermont 600k. Riders have a 75 hour time limit.
Start: 4am on July 30, 2015 in Montpelier, Vermont.
Route: The Downeast 1000k travels from Central Vermont through Northern New England to the rugged coast of Maine & back. This ride travels through rural areas along many quiet, scenic roads. Riders will pass over several mountain passes & through many small, picturesque New England towns. After leaving Montpelier, Vermont, riders will traverse Northern New Hampshire & Maine’s Lakes & Mountains Region on the way to the sleep stop in Waterville, Maine. Riders will then travel out & back to the summit of Cadillac Mountain in Acadia National Park. After spending a second night in Waterville, Maine riders will travel to Conway, New Hampshire. The route then goes over the Kancamagus Highway, with stunning views of the White Mountains, on the way to the finish in Montpelier, Vermont.
Registration: Details on the registration and qualification page.
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Logistics: Details on the ride logistics page.
Registered riders are provided:
• Bag drop at the sleep stop in Waterville, Maine
• Shared or single occupancy room (Riders pick room type at time of registration)
• Food & drink at the sleep stop
• Post-ride food
• An amazing ride along quiet, scenic roads through the mountains of Northern New England to the rugged coast of Maine & back!
Riders are responsible for their food, transportation, pre/post ride lodging & other incidentals.
Contact: The 1000k is being organized and run by Anthony Mennona via the New England Randonneurs. For questions related to this event please email firstname.lastname@example.org.