Bagels and Bluegrass Ride across Southwest Tennessee 10/4/03

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    The Bagels and Bluegrass Ride across Southwest Tennessee is a bicycle ride featuring Southwest
    Tennessee's State Parks and scenic roads. The ride begins with a breakfast of bagels at the staging
    area located at Jackson State Community College, on the corner of State Highway 412 (Parkway) and US
    70 in Jackson, Tennessee. Featured stops include Pinson Mounds State Archaeological Area, the
    largest Middle Woodland Indian Complex in the Southeast, consisting of at least 15 earthen mounds;
    and Chickasaw State Park, near Henderson, Tennessee. End the day with dinner and bluegrass
    entertainment at the Community College. 50% of all proceeds will go toward a scholarship fund for
    JSCC. The remainder will benefit Friends of Chickasaw State Park and Pinson Mounds State
    Archaeological Area.

    Geared toward cycling enthusiasts of all abilities, the Bagels and Bluegrass ride features a century
    ride, metric century ride, a 30-mile ride and a family fun ride of 14 miles.

    Bicycle Ride Information

    Registration:

    Headquarters for the ride will be Jackson State Community College, at 2046
    N. Parkway in Jackson, Tennessee. Registration will begin at 6 a.m. The registration fee is $20 in
    advance and $25 the day of the event. Families participating in the Family Fun Ride will only be
    charged $35.00. It includes official ride information and maps, breakfast, SAG stops with
    refreshments, and bluegrass entertainment from 11am - 5pm. Cyclists wishing to purchase dinner
    tickets for $5.00 can do so. Long-sleeved commemorative t-shirts are available for an additional
    $15.00. 50% of the proceeds from this event will go toward a JSCC scholarship fund, with the
    remainder benefiting Friends of State Parks at Chickasaw and Pinson.

    Pre-registered riders may pick up packets at the registration area.

    Check out http://www.bagelsandbluegrass.tn.org/ for full details
     
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