to the decertification of the HOS 500 by RAAM (along with other
long races), attendance has fallen off so the 500 will be
held for two solos who have already purchased their tickets and
the 200 mile option this year is cancelled.
START TIME is 8 PM ON FRIDAY NIGHT AND TEAMS AT MIDNIGHT.
Please note the meeting times for solos and teams.
on this “link” shows
the location of the host hotel and starting location. We will start the
500 in the parking lot between the BankCorp South building and Cracker
Sunrise is at roughly 6:30
AM and sunset is at 7:00 PM.
If you have an interest in helping
out please send me an email, and thanks ahead of time. Any event must have help, please consider doing so. Thanks.
The Start Time
for the 500 MILE race is 8
PM FRIDAY NIGHT for solos, 12 MIDNIGHT for teams. The race
is over at 8 PM Sunday.
Meetings Hampton Inn Colonnade
3:00-6:00 PM – Registration
for 500, please come by and pick up materials
3:30 PM -- Solo 500 Meeting
4:30 PM – Teams 500 Meeting
location between BankCorp South and Cracker Barrel Restaurant. (Click
here for map)
8 PM HOS 500 solo start
Midnight-HOS 500 team start
mile riders finish between 1 AM and 8 PM Sunday.
The Hampton Inn Colonnade is offering a rate of $99.00, please call the hotel at 205.967.2002 and ask for the Heart of the South Racing rate, code CNXHOS. The cutoff date for the rate is March 14th, I have ten rooms Thursday night, five Friday night so reserve early. There is a room at the Hotel Saturday and Sunday for showers. The Hampton is at the junction of I459 and Rte 280, across the street from the start.
(within 3 miles)
on the Summit
Cahaba Cycles, 967.2003,
2 miles from Start.
Wal Mart, 3 miles
Lowes, 2 miles