Hidden Valley, PA 15502
The Hidden Valley Mountain Metric is an untimed, fully supported, road bicycling event around the Laurel Highlands. The riders’ options include three routes: a metric century (68 miles), a shorter 54 mile route, or a half metric century (35 miles), all of which begin and end at Hidden Valley Foundation. Each route has about 100 feet of climbing per mile and maximum grades will be as much as 12% on some climbs. It is a fully supported ride with rest stops featuring locally sourced refreshments every 20 miles; SAG vehicles offering rider assistance are on the course throughout the event. All participants receive a long sleeve, performance fabric T-shirt. The registration fee also includes an after-ride party featuring food provided by Seven Springs Mountain Resort, locally sourced ice cream, and entertainment. A local brewery will also offer beverages for purchase.
On the evening before the event, the Hidden Valley Mountain Metric team will offer early packet pick-up from 6:00-9:00 PM on Friday at Hidden Valley Golf Course's restaurant, Mulligans. On the day of the event (July 11, 2020), on-site sign-in will open at 7:00 AM with a "show and go" start any time after 8:00 AM. Rider briefings will be given for the 68-and 54-mile rides at 7:45 AM and for the 35-mile ride at 8:00 AM.
Registration for the 2020 HVMM will open on March 1, 2020. Cyclists who register prior to April 1, 2020 will receive a non-refundable early-bird registration fee of $30. After April 1, 2020, the non-refundable registration fee increases to $50/person. This event is limited to 225 cyclists.
In the event that the ride must be cancelled to assure the safety of our riders and volunteers, we will be providing a refund under these conditions: if the event is cancelled before June 1st, participants will be refunded the entire registration fee; if the event is canceled after June 1st, participants will receive a refund of the registration fee minus the cost of the event shirt and mailing expense (the event shirt will be mailed to each registered participant).
The proceeds from the registration fees benefit local charities, including the Special Olympics Pennsylvania Winter Games Nordic Events. The Hidden Valley Mountain Metric has partnered with the Somerset County Chamber of Commerce and ridewithgps.com to provide maps, cue sheets, and GPS files suitable for upload to riders’ smart phones or cycling computers.
|Event Date||07-11-2020 7:00 am|
|Event End Date||07-11-2020 5:00 pm|
|Cut off date||05-01-2020 11:55 pm|
|Individual Price||$30 Registration Fee, $50 after April 30th|