9th Annual USO Oryx Cycling Challenge - 82K & 30K Cycling

This event last took place on Oct 6th, 2019
8:00 AM MDT ( 800S)

START POINT

New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum - 4100 Dripping Springs Rd, Las Cruces, NM 88011

NOTICE: Early registration is highly encouraged.

*Select T-shirt size when registering. Available sizes: Men’s S, M, L, XL, XXL *

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30K AND 82K CYCLING REGISTRATION FEES & DATES

Team Discount: A $5.00 discount for each member for teams of 10 or more. After the 10th person registers online, the first 9 people will receive a $5.00 refund. All subsequent registrations will automatically receive the $5.00 discount. Team registration will close on September 18th. Team registrations received during July 8 – September 8, 2019 will receive a FREE t-shirt. Team members registering between September 9 – 18 will still receive the discounted rate (once he 10-person min. is met), however will not receive a free t-shirt. All online registrations will incur a convenience fee.

• Early Online Registration (will receive FREE t-shirt):

 NOW  – SEPT. 8, 2019
 General Public and non-active duty - $40.00
 Active Duty Military - $15.00
 Dependent of Active Duty Military - $15.00
 Warrior Transition Battalion Service Members – FREE  

• Late Online Registration (will** NOT** receive free t-shirt):

 SEPT. 9 – 18, 2019
 General Public and non-active duty - $40.00
 Active Duty Military - $15.00
 Dependent of Active Duty Military - $15.00
 Warrior Transition Battalion Service Members – FREE    

• Registration at Packet Pick-up sites (will NOT receive free t-shirt):

 DATES AND LOCATION - SEE BELOW FOR LOCATIONS 
 General Public and non-active duty - $40.00
 Active Duty Military - $15.00
 Dependent of Active Duty Military - $15.00
 Warrior Transition Battalion Service Members – FREE

Participants under 18 must have a signed, parental consent form.

** Participants under 12 must be accompanied by a cycling adult participant**


EVENT START TIMES - Please be on site 1 hour prior to your event start time.

NOTE: Our 82 K route features two climbs over St. Augustine Pass. Cyclist who wish to take on this 82 k challenge must be able to maintain an average speed of 15 MPH to complete the course within the 4-hour event window. Traffic control provided by law enforcement agencies will end after 4 hours.

82K Bike Ride • 8:00 am

30K Bike Ride • 9:30 am

DIRECTIONS TO EVENT SITE

Take EXIT 1/University Ave. off of Interstate 25. Head east on University Ave.; it will turn into Dripping Springs Rd. Continue on Dripping Springs Rd., the event site will be on your left - 4100 Dripping Springs Rd., Las Cruces, NM 88011

82K Cycling COURSE (Out-and-Back):

Begin at NM Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum then head EAST on Dripping Springs Rd. to Baylor Canyon Dr. Head NORTH on Baylor Canyon Dr. towards Bataan Memorial/Highway 70. Take NASA Rd. onto Highway 70 EAST. Enjoy the climb over the Organ Mountains then take Highway 213/Owen Rd. EXIT towards White Sands Missile Range. At the mid-point hydration station turn around and return via the same route following course signage.

30K Cycling COURSE (Out-and-Back):

Begin at NM Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum then head EAST on Dripping Springs Rd. to Baylor Canyon Dr. Head NORTH on Baylor Canyon Dr. and enjoy the mountain vistas to the mid-point hydration station. Return via the same route following course signage.


TO VIEW ROUTES FOLLOW THESE LINKS

82K- https://bit.ly/2FL0PIN

30Khttps://bit.ly/2xrygeE

FINISH LINE EVENTS INCLUDE:

• Complimentary food & beverages for participants!

• Booths, Music, Fun & MORE!


PACKET PICK-UP DATES & LOCATIONS To-Be-Determined Participants will receive their bib numbers on these days:

Location: Outdoor Adventures - 1424 Missouri Ave, Las Cruces, NM

Date: Thursday, 26 September

Time: 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Location: Trek El Paso East - 1886 Joe Battle Blvd #205, El Paso, TX

Date: Friday, 27 September

Time: 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Location: Podium Finish Sport Boutique & Café - 921 Texas Ave, El Paso, TX

Date: Saturday, 28 September

Time: 10 am – 2:00 pm

Donate - Can’t participate in our Oryx Challenge Cycling Tour or the 5K Fun Run? You can still help support USO El Paso by visiting our registration page and clicking the Donation tab. Your generous donation helps fulfill the USO mission to strengthen America’s military service members by keeping them connected to family, home and country, throughout their service to the nation. As the needs of local military service members and their families change, USO El Paso will respond and be ready to serve.

Photos from this Event

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Our new courses offer beautiful mountain views!

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Our new courses offer beautiful mountain views!

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