Ride the 2014 No Polio! Rally

September 5 and 6
Folsom and Roseville, CA
(Sacramento area)

 

Come join us at the fifth annual NoPolio! Rally, an 8-hour self-paced fun ride through the western Sierra Nevada.

This is a Ride-to-Eat banquet to raise money and awareness for PolioPlus and for fighting polio worldwide. Whoever submits the biggest donation at the rally start will receive a grand prize (TBD). At the Friday BBQ we will also raffle off other prizes (TBD), with all raffle proceeds going to PolioPlus.

A major rally sponsor is A&S BMW Motorcycles in Roseville, CA. This is an all-brand event - everybody is welcome.

This year, the NoPolio! event is being run in conjuction with the Cal24, the premiere West Coast endurance challenge. This year they have 12-hour and 24-hour versions of the Cal24. See the announcement posting about that event at Cal24.com.


 

Event Schedule

Friday BBQ

  • At Bob Mutchler's house: 622 Wales Drive, Folsom, CA
  • Starts at 6:00 PM
  • Raffle tickets will be available for extra fund-raising and extra prizes

Saturday ride

  • Start & end at Roseville Hampton Inn & Suites, 110 N Sunrise Ave, Roseville, CA

  • Rider meeting at 8:30 AM, leave at 9:00 or when you want

  • Return to the Hampton Inn for scoring by 5:00-6:00 PM or whenever you get there
  • Scoring will be done Saturday as people finish

Sunday awards banquet

  • Combined Banquet for NoPolio! and Cal24 participants
  • Starts at 12:00 noon
  • A&S BMW Motorcycles, 1125 Orlando Avenue, Roseville, CA
  • Includes raffle ticket sales and raffle drawing for prizes, plus other awards
  • Will include a vegetarian option

The route instructions include places you can go and questions you can answer to get bonus points. For this fifth-anniversary event, winners and all finishers will receive plaques.
 


Costs and other details

After you register, send in your $75 rally fee made out to Bob Mutchler. This covers the rally, a T-shirt, and both banquets (Friday and Sunday). If you just want one or both banquets, the fee is $50. We also ask you to bring a separate donation of $50 or more made out directly to PolioPlus. That means your total is at least $125 per person for the rally,. Of course we encourage you to bring a larger contribution to PolioPlus if you want, and we have a prize for the person who donates the most.

You are welcome to come just for the banquets (and shirt), at the same fee and minimum donation.

Bring a GPS and/or maps. The route instructions are pretty specific. You want maps that cover the area between Sacramento/Roseville and Yosemite National Park. The AAA "Central California" map in the "Sectional Series" is a good choice.

We have a special room rate at our headquarters hotel, the Roseville Hampton Inn & Suites, of $109 per night. To book with this rate you can call 1-800-HAMPTON and give the code NPR (for No Polio Rally). Or you can visit rosevillesuites.hamptoninn.com and book the room, using the "Add special rate codes" button to enter code NPR. Rooms are limited - book early! To get this rate, you must book by 11:59 PM on August 22.

Roseville Hampton Inn & Suites
110 N Sunrise Ave (At I-80 and Douglas Blvd.)
Roseville, CA 95661
Hotel phone 916.772.9900
Hotel Fax 916.772.9901
rosevillesuites.hamptoninn.com

 

 

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