Friday, April 19

12:00-6:30 p.m. | Ride check-in / Bike inspection – Hyatt Regency Crystal City at Reagan National Airport, Arlington

  • Hotel location: 2799 Richmond Highway, Arlington, Virginia 22202.
  • Bike Inspection Opens – recommended for all participating athletes.
All athletes and volunteers must personally check-in and pick up their packets. You may not have a friend or colleague pick up your packets owing to our paper liability waiver to be signed on site. If you are unable to check-in during the Friday period, our Saturday check-in between 5:30 a.m.-6:30 a.m. is available.

11:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m. | Gettysburg Shuttle to Hyatt Regency Crystal City – World War II American Experience, Gettysburg, PA

  • Loading of bus and bikes starts at 10am.
  • Shuttle and bike trucks depart at 11am from the finish line at the World War II American Experience museum in Gettysburg, PA
  • Shuttles arrive at Hyatt Regency Crystal City between 1pm-1:30pm

5:00-6:15 p.m. | VIP Chairman’s Reception for Top Fundraisers – Chesapeake Room

  • Beverages and light refreshment will be provided.

5:30 p.m. | Cocktail Hour – Outside Regency Ballroom

6:00 p.m. | Doors Open

6:40-8:00 p.m. | Kick Off Celebration – Regency Ballroom

  • Dinner and beverages will be provided.

Saturday, April 20

5:00-6:30 a.m. | Breakfast / Stage overnight bags in the trucks outside the Hyatt Regency Crystal City

  • Hotel location: 2799 Richmond Highway, Arlington, Virginia 22202.
  • Quick breakfast featuring a variety of protein-based breakfast sandwiches and small offerings provided on the Hyatt Regency lower level (if you eat in the hotel restaurant, or order room service, you are responsible for the cost)
  • Please bring and place your overnight bag in the staged trucks outside prior to eating breakfast.
  • Luggage must be clearly tagged with your name and your rider number.

5:30 – 6:30 a.m. | Saturday athlete check-in and bike inspection

6:45 a.m. | All athletes out of the Hyatt Regency to the Crystal Drive staging area

7:00 a.m. | Outdoor opening ceremony

7:15 a.m | Face of America: Gettysburg Begins

Due to the route, you must arrive at the start on time. You MUST carry with you a valid, current photo identification card to enter Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall. Stragglers will not be allowed to proceed through the base.

8:45-9:30 a.m. | Rest Stop 1

Avenel Neighborhood Park: 10051 Oaklyn Dr, Potomac, MD 20854

10:30-11:10 a.m. | Rest Stop 2

11:45 a.m.-1:00 p.m. | Lunch

Lewis Orchards: 18901 Peach Tree Rd Dickerson, MD 20842

1:55-2:30 p.m. | Rest Stop 4

Carroll Manor Elementary School: 5624 Adamstown Rd, Adamstown, MD 21710

3:15-3:30 p.m. | Riders arrive at the Frederick Fairgrounds, Frederick, MD

  • Fairgrounds Location: 797 E Patrick St, Frederick, MD 21701.
  • Athletes celebrate with food and beverage. Food trucks will be on-site with options.
  • Store bikes in a secured building.
  • Collect your overnight bag, and catch free local hotel shuttles from the fairgrounds.

3:00-7:00 p.m. | Shuttle service to hotels from Frederick Fairgrounds

  • Shuttle vans provide transportation for participants to the designated hotels on this website.
  • Final shuttle departure from the Fairgrounds is at 7:00 p.m.
  • No set group activities – dinner and transportation to local restaurants is on your own.

5:00-8:30 p.m. – Dinner

  • A buffet meal will be provided for all adaptive athletes, staff, and volunteers staying at the Hilton Garden Inn.
  • All other athletes and volunteers are responsible for their own dinner arrangements in Frederick.

Sunday, April 21

5:30-6:30 a.m. | Breakfast / Baggage staging at the Frederick Fairgrounds

  • Fairgrounds Location: 797 E Patrick St, Frederick, MD 21701.
  • BREAKFAST PROVIDED AT FAIRGROUNDS: featuring breakfast sandwiches, coffee, and other drinks
  • Please depart your hotels to arrive at the fairgrounds early, so we do not have a rush for the shuttles in the last minute. Shuttles begin staging loop from the hotels at 5:00 a.m. until 6:30 a.m.
  • Upon arrival, place your overnight bag in the luggage truck and collect your bike from the bike room.

6:45 a.m. | Riders form up at Frederick Fairgrounds

7:00 a.m. | Ride Begins

Due to athlete travel back on Sunday, we are on a tight timeline departing the Frederick Fairgrounds. Please assist us in meeting our schedule.

7:50-8:25 a.m. | Rest Stop 1

Utica Park: 10200 Old Frederick Rd Frederick, MD 21701

9:50-10:35 a.m. | Rest Stop 2

The Promise Land Tom’s Creek United Methodist Church: 10818 Taneytown Pike Emmitsburg, MD 21727


11:15 a.m.-12:00 p.m. | Rest Stop 3

Barlow Fire Company:  2005 Taneytown Road Gettysburg, PA 17325


12:45-1:05 p.m. | Ride finish and arrival at the World War II American Experience museum at Gettysburg

  • Museum Location: 845 Crooked Creek Rd, Gettysburg, PA 17325.
  • Arrival time is approximate – anticipated between 12:30 and 1:00 p.m.
  • Parking for the museum is onsite until it is full.

1:00-3:30 p.m. | Finish Line Party

  • Areas for athletes to change from their cycling clothes to clothes from their overnight bags will be available.
  • Athletes riding the Arlington bus need to load bikes onto trucks prior to festivities. Overnight bags can be loaded onto buses when they arrive.
  • Enjoy a fresh BBQ meal with cold beverages.

3:00 p.m. | Buses depart Gettysburg for Hyatt Regency Crystal City Hotel, Arlington

  • Departure time from the museum is set for 3:00 p.m. Loading begins at 2:45 p.m.

5:00-5:30 p.m. | Buses arrive at Hyatt Regency Crystal City Hotel in Arlington

  • Collect your overnight bag
  • Collect your bicycle from the box trucks.
  • Bike rentals are returned to vendors.
  • Transfer to Hyatt airport shuttle for athletes departing for Reagan National Airport.

Important Note: This schedule is subject to change without notice.