Photo: Big River Crossing
Get on your bikes and grind gravel from Arkansas to Memphis in the inaugural Race Between the Bridges presented by Cirque du Velos on Saturday, February 24th.
The bicycle race starts at 9 a.m. at the Arkansas trailhead of Big River Crossing and swings across downtown Memphis in a 6-mile loop of gravel and dirt road primarily between the I-40 and the I-55 bridges.
The distance you ride depends on which race you choose:
- The A race (5 laps)
- The B race (4 laps)
- The C race (3 laps)
Each race will have a gravel bike division and a mountain bike division, and there will be awards for the top 3 male and female finishers for the race and each category.
Cirque du Velos is asking that racers from Memphis park on the Memphis side of Big River Crossing and ride across to the starting line to ease traffic and parking concerns.