The Research Triangle Park


RTP - Intersection of Little Drive & Louis Stephens Drive Aug 19 10:00 am - Aug 19 3:30 pm


This is a bicycle race combining a road and off-road element.

The purpose of this event is to raise awareness and money for the CCFA (Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America).

The inspiration and idea for the event can be attributed to Ellie Balakrishnan. Learn more about Ellie here.

The race was a great fun event when it was conceived and executed in 2015. Some riders loved the short, sprint nature of the race. Others loved the fun, loving, and non-intimidating nature of the event.

There is one important rule - Everyone HAS to have a good time.


The race will being held in Research Triangle Park (RTP), NC. This race supports excellent trail system supported by the RTP foundation.


Race Date: Saturday August 19, 2017 

Rain Date: Saturday August 26, 2017 

There will be two rides:

Kid Friendly Ride (11 and under): 10:00AM

Adults Race: 12:30PM

 Hold on, there's more:

Each participant will receive a Buddhapalooza beer mug. We have two this year - the classic nonic and the crazy new fad of the glass beer can. Pick one. Oh, and you get a meal of their choice. There will be hot dogs and burgers at the event, accompanied by condiments and vegetarian options.