Raven Rock Ramble

Raven Rock Ramble

Charity Bike

05/05/2024


"Promoting awareness of organ donation and benefiting the UNC Kidney Center for kidney disease education and prevention"


Sponsored By

North Carolina Bicycle Club
Sponsor North Carolina Bicycle Club

Sponsored By

Ham Public Service NC
Sponsor Ham Public Service NC

What

Charity Bike

When

Sun, May 5, 2024 @ 8:30am

Where

2112 County Park Drive
New Hill, NC 27562

Contact

For any questions or additional information, please contact us by Clicking Here.

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The Raven Rock Ramble is a century (100-mile) bicycle ride that explores the four-county area (Wake, Harnett, Lee, and Chatham) around Raven Rock State Park. Proceeds benefit the UNC Kidney Center for direct patient services.  Since its start in 2002, the Raven Rock Ramble has raised over $450,000 towards kidney health and awareness.

Facts at a Glance

Announcements
See the News and Announcement page for highlighted information
 
Date
Sunday, May 5, 2024 - rain or shine. Times listed below.
 
Distances
100 miles, 85 miles, 62 miles (100km), 43 miles, 29 miles (50km). See the Routes page for details.
 
Registration
Opens Saturday December 2 at 7am via the Registration page.
You can view or change your registration choices from the My Registrations page.
 
Mobile App
The free Raven Rock Ramble App has routes and other information you need at your finger tips. Please install. 
 
Check-in (formerly Packet Pick-up)
You may check-in and get your wristband and free merchandise:
  • Friday, May 3 (12:00pm -6:00pm) at Conte's Bike Shop, 8111 Creedmoor Rd, Raleigh, NC [map]
  • Saturday, May 4 (11:00am - 6:00pm) at The Bicycle Chain, 1791 W Williams St, Apex, NC [map]
  • Sunday, May 5 (7:00am-8:15am) at Harris Lake County Park Longleaf Shelter [map]
 
Sunday May 5 Event Times
  • 7am - 8am Parking at Harris Lake County Park [map]
  • 8am - late / overflow parking at:
    • Harris Energy & Environmental Center [map]
    • 3932 New Hill Holleman Rd, New Hill, NC 27562
  • 7am - 8:15am Check-in and breakfast at the Longleaf Shelter [map]
  • 8:30am ride starts
  • 11am - 4:30pm Lunch at the Longleaf Shelter
  • 4:30pm routes close
Park opens at 7:00am. If you are arriving after 8am, please use the overflow parking listed above. It is a paved parking lot on the route. You can ride over to Harris Lake County Park from there.

Announcements start promptly at 8:30am on the road in front of the event parking field. 100, 86, 62, and 42 mile rides start after announcements; 31 mile ride start 5 minutes later.  Anyone wishing a more relaxed start may leave with the second group. All routes close at 4:30pm.
 
Place
Harris Lake County Park in southwest Wake County, near the Shearon Harris nuclear plant (map)
Address: 2112 County Park Drive, New Hill, NC 27562

See also Parking
 
Cost
$60, includes an awesome free event tee shirt or hat, and copious amounts of food. 
 
Refunds / Deferments / Transfers
  • Registration fees are not refundable, including in the situation the event has to be cancelled for any reason.
  • Your entry can not be deferred to next year.
  • You may transfer your registration free of charge by having your recipient fill out a new emergency contact form at any of the 3 Check-in days. You don't need to be present to transfer your registration.
  • Unused entries may be considered a charitable donation for tax purposes, as allowed by law.
Extra Merchandise
Free merchandise must be claimed during packet pickup times listed above. All remaining merchandise will go on sale after the event starts.
 
Contact
Donations
If you would like to make a donation to the cause (Thank-you!), you can click the Donate button, above, or you can mail a check made out to 'Raven Rock Ramble' to:


Raven Rock Ramble
5448 Apex Peakway PMB 189
Apex, NC 27502

Raven Rock Ramble 501(c)(3) public charity IRS ID#85-0768119.

For 2024, donations to Raven Rock Ramble will be donated to the UNC Kidney Center.

Any donation of $50 or more (in addition to the registration fee) will qualify you as a private sponsor - see the Sponsors page (scroll to the bottom).
 
Special Offer
The Raven Rock Ramble promotes awareness of the importance of organ donation. If you are an organ donor (indicated by a heart on your driver's license) or agree to become one, then we have a special offer for you. See the Special offer for organ donors page for more information. If you're not already an organ donor, you can register here.
 

 

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