Mark you calendars for the First Annual Athens Bike Pentathlon
Friday, January 23rd to Sunday, January 25, 2009.
This is an omnium styled event with 5 (count ’em *5*) of the most leg breaking bike challenges in Athens, Georgia. Events scheduled start Friday evening with the 200meter match sprints and include a messenger race, a log pulling competition, Jan 24th’s Winter Bike League (winterbikeleague.com), and finishes Sunday with 3-vs-3 bike polo!
More Info here
Prizes/medals/trophies will be awarded to the Overall Male, Overall Female, Overall 3-person Team and Overall 3-person Co-Ed Team. Individual races will have prizes for top finishers. As a bonus, every bicycle shop in the athens area have agreed to field a 3-person team in this year’s pentathlon to decide which shop is The Best Shop in Athens.
More information to follow.
photo courtesy: single speed outlaw