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The 41st Cinderella Classic and Challenge

  • 08 Apr 2017
  • 7:00 AM - 4:30 PM (PDT)
  • Alameda County Fairgrounds, Pleasanton
  • 1350

Registration

  • NO “DAY-OF” REGISTRATION!!!

    LIMITED TO 2500 RIDERS!!! Registration closes March 31st or when the rider limit is reached.
  • This is for Comp entries given by Ride Directors.

The 41st Cinderella Classic and Challenge
Saturday, April 8, 2017

EXCLUSIVELY for Women and Girls!
This unique bicycle tour for women of all ages and abilities winds through the Amador, Livermore, Diablo and San Ramon Valleys. The Classic route is a metric-century (65 miles/105k) and is mostly flat with a few moderate hills. The Challenge route (85 miles/137k) is for fit experienced riders only. The Challenge route has an additional 2,000 feet of elevation gain with significant ascents/descents. Entry to the Challenge route is monitored and closes at 10:30 am.

From the Start in Pleasanton, the ride circles to the south then up to Pleasanton and through the vineyards of Livermore, then north and along the base of beautiful Mt. Diablo to finish back in Pleasanton. Charming Princes will be at three rest/food stops along the way with a cold lunch at the second stop. Soup and food is served at the end of the ride. Our SAG service patrols the route to provide rider assistance if required. A Cinderella Ride Patch is awarded to every rider. So leave your Prince Charming at home and enjoy a special day! 

WOMEN and GIRLS ONLY! - No male riders allowed on the course

When: Saturday, April 8, 2017 (rain or shine, no make-up day!, no refunds)

Where: Alameda County Fairgrounds, Pleasanton, CA
From I-680 traveling North or South take Bernal Ave. exit, go East on Bernal Ave., turn left on Valley Ave., turn right into Fairgrounds at Gate #12. Follow Signs. Park as directed.

From BART (approximately 5 miles) Turn right upon exiting the station, bear right into parking lot at the end of the walkway and exit onto Willow Rd., cross Stoneridge, turn right on West Las Positas, turn left on Hopyard, turn right on Valley Ave., left into Fairgrounds, Gate #12. Follow Signs. Park as directed.
Cost: $58.00 - Advanced registration only - Includes Fairground parking, Cinderella patch, Food, SAG support, plus post ride refreshments and Expo. A route map and wrist band will be provided. No refunds.

NO “DAY OF” REGISTRATION!!! LIMITED TO 2,500 RIDERS!!! Registration closes March 31st or when the rider limit is reached.

On April 1st, all registered riders will receive a Cinderella Confirmation Email.

Print-out and bring the Confirmation Email AND a legal picture ID to rider check-in on April 8th.

Registration tables are set-up alphabetically. Find the registration table that matches your last name. We will provide a pre-printed release/waiver at your registration table. After you sign your release/waiver, you will receive your rider number, wrist band, and route map.

If you forget to bring proper ID, your ride start may be delayed.

Time: Gates open at 5:45 a.m. Rider Check-in open between 7:00 to 9:00 a.m.  ALL RIDERS SHOULD BE ON THE COURSE BY 9:00 a.m.  Cinderella is NOT a Race. Course closes at 5:00 p.m.

Support: There will be SAG support patrolling the route if you need assistance. Rest stops will have fruit, drinks and snacks, plus a cold lunch will be served at mid-point. Soup and food is served at the end of the ride.

Family/Friends: Your spouse, family and friends are welcome to meet you at the finish and all are invited to The Cinderella Expo where bicycle manufacturers, clothing suppliers and women’s organizations will have booths.

For Additional Information: 
Go to http://www.valleyspokesmen.org/cinderellaclassic for directions, hotel information and more.
Contact Prince Charming (Jim) cinderellaclassic@valleyspokesmen.org , 925-209-1369
or Bob Powers, b-bpowers@valleyspokesmen.org , 925-828-5299.