From the MABRA listserv:
The 2008 Greenbelt Park Training Race Series begins this week.
The weather forecast for Wednesday looks great, and we are ready
to rock. All of your favorite amenities from previous years,
including DrinkMore water and Bagel Place bagels, are back for
On race days, if the weather is sketchy call the new hotline at
301.220.1253. There will be a message to give you
up-to-the-minute on/off status. We will endeavor to make the
decision by 4PM if we have to cancel, posting to this listserv as
well as the hotline.
If you haven't done the race before, allow yourself plenty of time
to get to the Park -- evening rush-hour traffic is bad and getting
Online registration closes at 6PM Tuesday, but will re-open at 8AM
Thursday morning for the following week's race. Go to the BikeReg
. . . and find the button for Greenbelt on the right hand side.
This takes you to a sub-calendar where you can select either the
4-Race or Season Pass options. When you come to Greenbelt on
Wednesday, come straight to the Park; your voucher will be waiting
for you at the registration table, and we will print a
signature-ready release on the spot.
We also have on-site voucher sales available for those who prefer
it. On-site sales open at 5PM in the parking lot behind T.G.I.
Friday's, across the street fromt the Park entrance. If you need
a 1-Day or Annual license, you need to visit on-site sales even if
you register online.
For those not registering online, please consider filling in the
release form in advance at your computer, printing, signing, and
bringing with you. The only exception is that Juniors must have a
parent or guardian present at the race to co-sign. The form is
We will be checking release forms for completion and legibility
before you can buy a voucher; filling the form out on your
computer in advance is the best way to get there. One release is
good for the entire series.
Thanks much, and we look forward to seeing you at the Park!
Route 1 Velo