The 8th Annual Aaron Shafer Memorial Road Race will be April 22

by | April 20, 2017 6:22 am

Aaron Shafer

The 8th Annual Aaron Shafer Memorial Road Race will be April 22, 2017. The ride begins at 8:30 a.m., at the Central Church of Christ parking lot, 45 N. Main St., in downtown Sparta, and should conclude at approximately 1 p.m.

The longest race is 70 miles, and the Junior race is 12 miles. The time trials start at 2 p.m. and should end around 3:30 p.m. The Road Race committee wants to thank everyone for their encouragement and patience while sharing the roadway with the bikes. Drivers are asked to use caution in the Blue Springs and Cherry Creek areas.

Out-of-town racers are excited to be returning to the Sparta area and have consistently expressed their awe of the beauty and hospitality found in this community.

Register the day of the road race. The cost is $20 per rider. All proceeds go to the Aaron Shafer Memorial Foundation. For more information call (931) 209-7884, Danny or Chris, at The Town Hill Bicycle Shop.

For more information visit and click on Shafer Road Race.

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