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Please check back for updates; this event flyer is dated March 5, 2014.
Kirkwood is in Lancaster County, PA. The Tour of the Octoraro™ utilizes two courses, the first is a
41.4-mile/67-km circuit in the style of a Roubaix with 15 percent pavé (dirt/gravel) roadways and
the second is a 7.0-mile/11-km circuit on country roads (previously Kirkwood Road Race™).
The Tour of the Octoraro™ is organized under USA Cycling rules as a Gran Fondo with timed finishes
(no license required) for all groups. The Pennsylvania traffic code (riders two abreast and normal
rules of the road) will apply for the 67 km circuit and the centerline rule will apply on the final
3 laps for the Group A – Elite and Men 3 fields, which are on the 11 km circuit. Each group has a
minimum field requirement of 30 participants (except women and U19) at the close of early
registration on Thursday, March 13 or it may be canceled at the organizer’s discretion.
NO DAY-OF-EVENT REGISTRATION. PRE-REGISTRATION ONLY.
Entry fees are discounted by $10 for early registrations (applied at checkout) until Thursday,
February 27 at 11:00 PM. USA Cycling insurance surcharge of $2 is included in the entry fee.
Sign-in opens at 7:30 AM and closes 15 minutes prior to the start of each group. All riders must
sign an event release form (minors must have a parent/guardian sign). If the event or an individual
group is canceled you will get a refund, less online transaction charges, or you may have your entry
transferred to our next event. USA Cycling event permit #2014-184.
Directions: From Lancaster, take Rte. 222 South for about 12 miles to Quarryville. At traffic
light, go left on W. State St./Rte. 372 East for 0.7 miles. Turn right on Rte. 472 South for
4.7 miles and turn left on Noble Rd. Go 0.8 miles to Salem Rd., turn right, and go 0.6 miles
to Farmdale Rd. Turn left on Farmdale Rd. and go 1.3 miles to Rosedale Rd. Or from Oxford
at Rte. 1, take Rte. 472 North for 6.5 miles to Kirkwood. Turn right on Maple Shade Rd., go
0.3 miles and turn left on Farmdale Rd. Go 1.9 miles to Rosedale Rd. Park on Farmdale Rd.
Use the address: 150 Farmdale Rd., Kirkwood, PA 17536 to get you close via GPS, Google or
MapQuest and then follow the directions printed above. Please stay off the course when
driving for everyone’s added safety and use the directions above.
RAIN or SHINE. Register with BikeReg.com our official online registration provider; additional
charges will apply to enter the event electronically. No mail-in entries.
Info: www.proamcycling.com or Mike McHale at 717-945-2457 (before 9 PM).