Our 112-mile Face of America route begins in Arlington, Virginia. Riders will travel north through the city past the Pentagon and Fort Meyer, through Arlington National Cemetery and the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park along the Potomac River, finishing on Saturday in Frederick, Maryland.

On Sunday, riders continue their journey north past the quiet, picturesque farms of northwestern Maryland and southern Pennsylvania, pedaling the final miles through the historic Civil War battlefield at Gettysburg.

Here is the TENTATIVE route – Note that the route may change owing to local road conditions.

Day 1 Saturday, October 9th

Start Time: 7:00 a.m. | Rest Stops: 4 | Miles: 55.9 | Elevation Gain: 2,924 Feet | Elevation Loss: 2,668 Feet

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Day 2: Sunday, October 10th

Start Time: 6:45 a.m. | Rest Stops: 3 | Miles: 56.0 | Elevation Gain: 2,070 Feet | Elevation Loss: 1,816 Feet

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Total Route Statistics:

Miles: 111.9 | Elevation Gain: 4,994 Feet | Elevation Loss: 4,484 Feet

Please note these maps are an overview of the course as was permitted for our 2019 ride. The route will change up until the day of the ride. All riders are reminded to follow the pace car to avoid making a wrong turn.