National Bike Race Coming To Fort Scott

SHOW YOUR SUPPORT AND CHEER RIDERS ON AS THEY PASS THROUGH OUR COMMUNITY!

History
RAAM is an annual event that has been held every year since 1982. Cyclists from around the world compete to see who will be the fastest to pedal 3,000 miles coast-to-coast across the USA. The clock never stops during the race. There are solo and team divisions. Each participant is required to have a support crew. The winning solo riders will cross the country in less than 9 days, cycling over 300 miles per day, and teams will do it in 6 days, riding over 500 miles per day.

The Route
RAAM starts in Oceanside, California and finishes in Annapolis, Maryland. The route passes through 12 states: California, Arizona, Utah, Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Maryland

Estimated Arrival Times
The estimated arrival times for riders to pass through Fort Scott are:

Women: 6/17 05:32 through 6/18 20:23
Men: 6/15 23:02 through 6/18 08:34
Eight racer teams: 6/18 16:32
Four Racer Teams: 6/19 03:07
Two Racer Teams: 6/19 15:21
All Teams: 6/20 16:15

Need More Information?
To learn more about RAAM go to their website: www.raceacrossamerica.org

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