2024 Ride COVAC for SOMA

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Calling All Cyclists!

If you're looking for a way to pair your two passions - bike riding and Special Olympics Massachusetts - you're in the right place! Register and ride in the Connecticut Valley Century Ride (COVAC) on Sunday, September 8th. Touring along the Connecticut River, through beautiful western Massachusetts on country roads through historic towns and farmlands, you can represent Xtra Mile and fundraise for Special Olympics Massachusetts for 25, 50, 75, or 100 miles.

Xtra Mile is Special Olympics Massachusetts' fitness and endurance lifestyle community, where opportunities are not limited by disability, but members are encouraged to strive to attain your personal best. You'll discover new levels of strength, endurance, and performance, all while raising funds and awareness for Special Olympics Massachusetts. Learn more about Xtra Mile.


Ride COVAC with Xtra Mile:

1. Set up your fundraising page for Special Olympics Massachusetts. You can join a team like Kevin's Krewe, form your own team, or just register to ride. Raise $325 and automatically earn a Xtra Mile for Special Olympics Massachusetts bike jersey to become an ambassador on two wheels while standing out on the ride! Register with Xtra Mile and start your fundraising today!​

**Go the Xtra Mile** Fundraise $1,000 for Special Olympics Massachusetts and you'll receive an awesome Xtra Mile Swag Item. 

2. Register for COVAC - ride in-person or virtual, your choice! Please register for COVAC separately. Please Note: You are responsible for paying the registration fee. Registration for 2024 has not yet opened but check back here in a couple weeks for an update! 



More about COVAC:

COVAC is a fun ride offering four routes of 100, 75, 50, and 25 miles through the relatively flat and rolling terrain of the west bank of the Connecticut River, to Brattleboro, VT, crossing into New Hampshire, and then returning to follow the east bank of the Connecticut River through picturesque farming and natural landscapes, before ending in Hatfield. You can view the full routes here.

Start and Finish Location: Hatfield Pavillion - Billings Way (33 Main Street, Hatfield, MA)

Ride Check-in: Check-in begins at 7:00AM for the 100-mile ride, 8:00AM for the 75-mile and 50-mile rides, and 9:00AM for the 25-mile ride.