BayCare Clinic Century Bayshore to Lakeshore frequently asked questions
How do I register?
Registration for the 2018 BayCare Clinic Century Bayshore to Lakeshore ride opens on January 1. Signing up is easy. Just visit baycarecentury.com, click on the registration link and follow the instructions.
What does it cost to register?
Registration fees for 2018 are as follows:
100-, 60- and 30-mile routes:
- $40 in January and February
- $50 in March and April
- $60 in May
- $70 in June
- Free for riders 17 and under with a paid adult
- $30 for adults from January to June
- Free for riders 17 and under with a paid adult
Registered riders will receive a commemorative item, goody bag, access to rest stops, food and beverages at rest stops, a post-ride meal voucher, and access to SAG "support and gear" vehicles if needed. Same-day registration is by credit card only.
When can I pick up my packet?
As the event draws near, all registered riders will be notified by email of the date and time for packet pickup. Those who opt out of emails can find that information at baycarecentury.com.
Why do I need to pick up my packet?
Packets include the wristband needed for access to rest stops and to food and drink during and after the ride.
Is there an age restriction to participate?
The BayCare Clinic Century Bayshore to Lakeshore ride is a family-friendly event. There are no age or ability restrictions. Riders under the age of 17 must be accompanied by an adult. We encourage anyone with an interest in participating to join us.
I changed my mind. Can I get a refund?
No. There are no refunds on registration fees.
Can I register the day of the event?
Yes. Visit the Check-In / Registration Area at 1035 Kepler Drive, Green Bay, WI to sign up for the ride. Same-day registration is by credit card only.
Several family members plan to register for the ride. Can they complete one registration form?
No. Each participant is required to complete a registration form and digitally accept an ASSUMPTION OF RISK, RELEASE AND WAIVER OF LIABILITY AND INDEMNITY AGREEMENT, but one payment can be made covering multiple registrations.
Do I need to be a seasoned cyclist to participate?
No. The BayCare Clinic Century is open to participants of all ability levels.
Are there restrictions on the types of bicycles riders may use?
No. All types of bikes may be ridden. However, just make sure your bike is in good working condition.
Do I have to wear a helmet to participate?
Yes. BayCare Clinic’s community wellness initiative called BayCare Clinic Bikes promotes bicycling as a healthy, family-friendly and safe activity. Helmet use when biking is a large part of our advocacy.
What should I bring with me for the ride?
Bring along things that make sense but don’t overburden yourself. We suggest bringing a bike pump, spare tubes and a spare tire. A water bottle and snack might come in handy between rest stops. A jacket is advisable in case of bad weather.
I’m new to biking. What is SAG?
SAG means “support and gear.” SAG vehicles will travel the 15-, 30-, 60- and 100-mile courses. You will be provided a number to call SAG for help. The SAG vehicle driver can bring you back to the start/finish line if necessary.
What can I expect at the rest stops?
Expect to grab snacks, drinks and use the toilet if needed. And feel free to simply rest.
I’m not great with maps. What happens if I get lost along the course?
Call the SAG number if you think you’re lost. The SAG vehicle can pick you up and get you back on track or redirect you to where you’re supposed to be.
How will the profits from the ride be used?
The profits will benefit the BayCare Clinic Foundation, whose mission is to provide people in northeast Wisconsin and Michigan’s Upper Peninsula improved health and livelihood.
Will the ride be canceled if it rains?
The ride takes place rain or shine. It will be canceled only if extreme weather or an unexpected public safety incident poses a threat to riders’ safety. Decisions on cancellation will be made by BayCare Clinic staff after consulting with public safety officials.
Can I ride a different route after registering?
Riders on the 100-, 60- and 30-mile courses may switch to a longer or shorter route by informing ride staff at the packet pickup. However, there are no refunds for riders who switch to the 15-mile course. Riders on the 15-mile course cannot switch to a longer course.
I’ve registered, but I can’t make it this year. Can I use my registration next year?
No. Registration is for this year only. Those who register but don’t ride cannot carry over their registration from one year to another.
Can I transfer my registration to someone else?
Yes. Registration may be transferred from one rider to another, but ride staff must be notified by email by June 1 to update the event’s database. After that, the new rider must pick up the packet and use the existing materials. Any financial considerations for transfers are between the riders.
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