The Fast & The Fiorini Blueridge Mountain Ride


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Register Now to Soar through the Blue Ridge Mountains June 20th, 2020!

Come ride, climb and enjoy our scenery and all the small-town charm Wytheville has to offer, including our recently renovated Main Street, and of course, the annual Chautauqua Festival in the Park which begins on ride day as well!!

Thanks to the generous support of our major sponsors, we are again offering a custom designed cycling jersey for registrants for our ride. Please sign up now and let your cycling buddies know as well. Starlight Apparel in Roanoke designs our classic jerseys! Check out the 2020 jersey design (red-white-blue) in our photo array!

Proceeds of the Fast and Fiorini, benefit Helping Overcome Poverty’s Existence, Inc. (HOPE), an umbrella human services organization delivering housing, food and anti-poverty programs to the southwest Virginia counties of Wythe, Bland, Carroll, Smyth and Grayson and the city of Galax.

Event Details and Schedule

**PRE-REGISTRATION PRICE WITH JERSEY OF $65 AND WITHOUT JERSEY OF $30 THROUGH THURSDAY, JUNE 18, 2020, WHEN ONLINE REGISTRATION ENDS. ** Registration after that date increases to $75 with jersey and $40 without jersey until day of ride.

On-site registration on June 20, 2020, beginning at 6:00 a.m. We can take credit cards on the day of the ride, in addition to cash and checks.

Ride begins and finishes in downtown Wytheville, at our new Open Door Café, at 650 West Main Street, Wytheville.

Ride starts at 7:30 a.m. Packets can be picked up at the Friday night pre-meal event at Seven Sisters Brewery from 5:00 until 7:30 p.m., located at 355 East Main Street, Wytheville.  After that, they will be available starting at 6:00 am at the Open Door Cafe.

We offer three distinct versions of the F&F. The One Climb route is a 32 mile round trip from town to the top of Big Walker Mountain and back.

The Two Climb route is a 44 mile version, to Big Walker, down the north side of the mountain with a scenic loop and climb back to the top, finshing in town.

And the Three Climb is nearly a metric century, or 59+ miles, of three climbs, and two loops through Bland County.

We also offer a 17 mile ride with no climbs.

No refunds for inclement weather conditions. **RAIN OR SHINE**

Sag supported.

Refreshments at rest areas and end of ride.

Parking available at HOPE’s office, at 680 West Main Street, and at a church parking lot across Main Street.

Thank you so much, and can’t wait to see you at the finish line!

Kendall Bilbrey

Marketing Coordinator and Bookkeeping Assistant

Helping Overcome Poverty’s Existence, Inc. (HOPE, Inc.)

Open Door Café, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of HOPE &

680 W. Main Street, PO Box 743

Wytheville, Va. 24382

276-228-6280 ext. 251 (office)

Make a recurring donation and become a HOPE Hero today !