Appalachian Bicycle Association News:
Murphy Elementary School "Who
Let the Dogs Out?" 5K
Saturday May 9th, 2015 - 8:00 AM
SABA is supporting this inaugural community event
that introduces elementary school kids to the sport of
running along with building confidence and self esteem.
We need volunteers to help in all aspects of the
event including support runners who will run along
with a child. For additional details contact Tristan
Hamby at Murphy Elementary School (828) 837-2424.
The event is open to all competitive and
fun runners as
well. Come out and support the kids!
- Saturday, May 9, 2015 at 8:00 a.m.
- Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. on race day
and runners may pre-register by mail by April 23,
Registration Form Here.
- Starts and Finishes at Hiwassee Valley Pool
and Wellness Center - 695 Connehetta Street
Murphy, NC 28906
- The Murphy Elementary School Running Club is
working hard to prepare for this first annual 5K.
Select student in grades 3-5 are training,
building confidence and self
esteem to be able to compete in this 5K as an end
goal to all their hard work.
Registration forms and money can be mailed or
MES Running Club,
315 Valley River Avenue
Murphy, NC 28906.
Please make checks
payable to MES Running Club.
Georgia Mountain Metric Century set for
May 16, 2015
This Inaugural Epic metric century road ride scheduled for May 16th, 2015 in the majestic North Georgia mountains.
This will be an awesome Spring tune up ride to get ready for
the Six Gap Century in the Fall.
The ride will roll through the country side of Union
County, GA, then over the big 3 Gaps - Hog Pen, Unicoi & Jacks
Gap, riding them in reverse. There will also be to other shorter
A large chunk of the processed are going into the local community for cycling & outdoor youth programs.
More info to follow as the ride is still in the planning stages.
Visit the event Facebook page
to Jackrabbit in 2015!
THE 2015 TERRAPIN BEER
COMPANY SOUTHEASTERN ENDURANCE CUP
6 Hour Big Ring Challenge presented by Maxxis -
September 26, 2015
Chain Buster will once again hold the 6th Annual
Southeastern Endurance Cup Big Ring Challenge presented by Maxxis
6-hour endurance mountain bike race on the Jackrabbit
Registration is now open for both events.
For additional details and registration visit
Chainbuster Productions Here
Weekly Group Rides!
SABA hosts several weekly
group rides each week. The schedule is as
STARTS TUESDAY MARCH 31, 2015 - Tuesday Nights: 6:00 PM
- leaves from Hayesville Square in Downtown
Hayesville. Approximately 20 miles out and back
through the Tusquittee area.
APRIL 2, 2015 - Thursday Nights: 6:00 PM
- meet at Appalachian Outfitters at 104C Tennessee Street, Murphy NC 28906.
Route varies weekly
Mountain Bike Rides:
Wednesday Nights: 5:30 PM -
Blairsville Bikes & Hikes is doing a Wednesday night mountain bike ride at Jack Rabbit. Everyone is welcome. We meet in parking lot of Jack Rabbit at 5:30 pm, the ride starts at 6:00 pm. Bring lights and for now warm clothes. This is a fun ride and we meet afterwards at Café Portafino for food and refreshments.
Monday Nights: 6:00 PM
- Weekly group ride at The Hanging Dog Trail
System in Murphy. This trail requires an
intermediate skill level rider. We generally
pedal as much as the group would like, around 8
to 10 miles. The ride begins at the Trailhead.
Come ride the Dog with us.
Let's go Pedal the "Dog"!
Another Beautiful Day on the Trails at Hanging Dog!
SABA Membership Dues
You can now pay your membership dues online
at active.com for additional details view our
membership page here
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profile and we
encourage you to
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is a social networking site which allows us to
share news, events, photos, and more amongst the
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