With so many events going on during Spring Cycle, it is likely for many questions to arise. Get all the answers to questions you could be wondering by reading through some popular FAQs.
No, this is not a timed event and therefore there are no awards.
At times race officials may need to relay important instructions for participants to hear, so we STRONGLY recommend not using headphones, but we will not be officially prohibiting their use. Please exercise caution and remain alert to your surroundings if you choose to wear headphones. Also, promptly remove your headphones if race officials (e.g. course marshals, police, etc.) are communicating information.
Gear Check is available for participants wanting to bring personal belongings with them to the event, but do not want to ride with them. Belongings should be brought in a bag to the Gear Check location, co-located with Volunteer Check-in near the Registration tent at the Start Line on Main Street.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you have left behind any items after the race.
Yes, you will be given a bib during packet pick-up, and that should be worn OR PRESENTED during the event at key locations. Your bib number provides access to replenishment at the water stops, a finisher medal at the finish and a $3 event special food voucher for Food Truck Alley following the ride.
Metric Century & 45 Mile: 9:00 AM
35 Mile, 20 Mile, and 10 Mile: 10:00 AM
Please plan on being at the starting area a minimum of 30 minutes prior to the start of your race. Please also allow plenty of additional time for travel, traffic and parking.
The normal high in early June in Fort Wayne, IN is 76 degrees and normal low is 56 degrees.
Packet Pick-Up will be on Main Street on Friday, May 29th and before the event on May 30th.
*You may pick up another participant's packet if you bring a copy of their confirmation email with you (or have it with you on your smartphone).
The start line will be on Main Street on the Arts United Campus. Riders will finish on Barr Street leading back onto the Main Street post-tour activities.
Please check the travel and parking page for more information and parking tips. Carpooling is highly recommended.
The ideal location to meet family and friends after your ride is the finish area with Block Party, Food Truck Alley, Kids Zone and Spring Expo.
Yes! You can always sign up for a volunteer slot for the week/day of the tours. Contact info@Fort4Fitness.org for specific inquiries.
Fall Festival expo booth details and application are on the Fall Festival Expo page.
No. Entry fees are non-refundable.
Spring Cycle > Participant Information > Get Registered
You can register online through 5/29/19 at 11:59 PM. On-site registration the day of the event will be available, but plan on allowing enough time to register before the start of the tour.
Yes, but there is no need to change on your registration. When you show up that morning you can ride the route of your choosing.
*Note: If you wish to switch to the Metric Century or the 43 mile tour, you will need to show up at an earlier time.
Yes. If you register online you should receive a confirmation email shortly after completing the registration process. Contact us with any further registration questions.
Yes, they are located here on the Course Maps page.
Yes, ONLY if they are officially registered for the tour, have signed the liability waiver and are wearing a bib. Only registered participants are permitted on the course.
Yes. We do our very best and keep participant safety at the top of our priority list.
Fort4Fitness is proud to provide the following to ensure the course is as safe as possible:
- Working with the City of Fort Wayne to have clean streets
- Working with the police department to help with vehicular traffic
- Utilizing Amateur Radio Emergency Services along the course
- Clearly marked signs to help direct participants
- Many water/aid stations and hundreds of volunteers along the course
- An extensive EMS plan that includes ambulatory service, roving course marshals, and medical staff at strategic locations
Required pace to complete the course by closing time:
100K = 12.25 MPH pace
43 Mile = 9.3 MPH pace
32 Mile = 8 MPH pace
Course will close at 2:30 PM. All riders should be back to the finish line by this time.