October 7, 2017

The River Ride is Saturday, October 7th, 2017 – Rain or Shine! Hopefully there will be no hurricane this year!

Routes open at 9:00AM. Cyclists are encouraged to be on their routes by 10:00AM.

All routes start and end at at the JTI Fountain at the intersection of Main Street and Memorial Drive.

Registration:  Pre-registration is open now! Pre-registration runs through October 1st after which the price will increase to 30 dollars.   Pre-registration is $20 for all rides until October 1.

Day of-registration opens at 7:30AM and closes at 9:30AM.  Day of registration will be $40 dollars for the  30-80 mile routes.

Permitted under USA Cycling (2017-2174)


Goody bags are included for all registered cyclists. Swag details will be announced soon.

Rest Stops and SAG

Rest stop support and SAG support will be provided on the 25, 45 and 75 mile routes.

At each rest stop and at the finish line, you will be greeted by friendly volunteers offering water, Powerade, and snacks to keep you fueled for the ride!

  • 10-mile route: no rest stops
  • 30-mile route: 2 rest stop
  • 50-mile route: 3 rest stops
  • 80-mile route: 4 rest stops


There is plenty of free parking available throughout the downtown area and within a short ride of the starting point.

Volunteers Needed

Volunteers are needed to greet cyclists at rest stops and to drive SAG vehicles along the routes to assist any cyclists who need a break or a bike repair.

Danville Riverview Rotary is coordinating volunteers. To volunteer, contact James Turner, Ride Director at jturner@doarpt.com or danriverride@gmail.com.

October 7, 2017

Ride the rolling hills of the Piedmont of Virginia and North Carolina. Proceeds to Danville-Pittsylvania County Habitat for Humanity.

Register now