Vol State Cycling Classic


2017 Ride Details

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Date: Saturday, May 13, 2017
Start Location: Volunteer State Community College (Pickel Field House parking lot)
1480 Nashville Pike, Gallatin, TN 37066
Please use the Gap Blvd. entrance to campus. The best parking will be available next to the Pickel Field House. Campus police can direct you.

This event will be held rain or shine. There may be rain delays, if necessary.


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Packet Pick Up & Late Registration:
Friday, May 12 - 5:00 PM - 7:00PM (Pickel Field House)
Saturday, May 13 - Begins at 6:30AM (Pickel Field House)

$40 by May 11 ($30 for VSCC students, faculty, and staff)
$45 on May 12 or 13

Riders will receive a ride shirt and a giveaway bag. The shirts are only guaranteed if the rider is registered by April 21.

Tour Start Times & Details

Tour Details Tour Times Route Distance
Checkered Flag Fitness Tour
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8:30 AM 15 miles
Checkered Flag Half Metric Tour
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8:15 AM 33 miles
Checkered Flag Metric Century Tour
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8:00 AM 61 miles

All proceeds benefit Vol State student scholarships.

Thank you to our other 2017 Sponsors!!!

Sumner Paren      Hughston Clinic  

Grace PointBluegrass Market  Portland  

For additional sponsorship opportunities and questions

Click here for information on sponsorship opportunities.

For more information on sponsorship opportunities or registration, please contact  Lynn Jones at (615)230-3506) or lynn.jones@volstate.edu.

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About The Vol State Cap & Gown Ride

The Vol State Cap & Gown Ride raises money for Vol State student scholarships. Your involvement in this event can help make a big difference for students pursuing their dreams through education. The Cap & Gown Ride is intended for the entire family to enjoy. We will have a 15 mile Fitness Tour, a 33 mile Half Metric Century Tour, and a 61 mile Metric Century Tour. Ride routes travel through the heart of Sumner County. The tours will start and finish on the Vol State campus in Gallatin. We’ll have barbecue, live music and beverages after the ride. There will be rest stops for food and hydration, first aid and restroom facilities. Changing facilities will be available at the college.

Hotels In The Area

Gallatin is located 30 miles northeast of Nashville in Sumner County. There are several hotels in the area:

Quality Inn- Gallatin

1001 Village Green Crossing
(1.85 miles from Vol State)

Holiday Inn Express- Hendersonville

615 E. Main Street
(5 miles from Vol State)

Hyatt Place- Hendersonville

330 E. Main Street
(6.7 miles from Vol State)