2017 Soldiers Reunion 30-60-100 Century Bike Ride

Cycle-Race-Soldier-Reunion 2017Soldiers Reunion Annual 30-60-100 Mile Century Bike Ride will be held Sunday, August 20 at 8:00 a.m. The event begins with a mass start at the Newton Recreation Center.

The event is sponsored by Academy Sports+Outdoors, BB&T, Carolina Glove & Safety Company, Bennett’s Funeral Service, Cook’s Sporting Goods, Emerge Ortho, Geppeto’s Pizza & More, Huss Bail Bonds Inc., Lee Industries, Lighting Cycles, PDQ, Pepsi, Rock-n-Road Bicycles, Subway, Therapeutic Solutions, Tadlock’s Trophies and Texas Roadhouse.

All bicycle rides will be conducted at each rider’s own pace, with three ride lengths mapped throughout Catawba County. Each ride offers scenery and hills for cyclists to enjoy. The ride is open to anyone; however, those under age 18 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian while participating in this event.

First aid, refreshments, t-shirts, and more will be provided for all participants. Pre-registration is $20 for the ride, and will be accepted until Wednesday, August 16, at 5:00 p.m. Late registration runs through 7:30 a.m. on ride day for $25.

Ride applications are available at Newton City Hall, Newton Recreation Center, sponsoring locations.

For more information, contact the Newton Recreation Center at (828) 695-4317, or visit the City of Newton’s Recreation website at