2014 Tour & Taste of The Valley | Benefiting The Boys and Girls Club
The Boys & Girls Club of Santa Maria Valley is hosting the annual Tour & Taste of The Valley on Saturday, September 6, 2014. Our Central Coast fall weather, paired with a variety of beautiful bike rides, a new 5k run, first class wine, beer and food tasting and live music, blend to create the perfect opportunity to give back in support of our local youth programs. All proceeds will directly benefit the year round sports, education and enrichment programs offered to local children ages 6-18. This foodie, cycling, and running event will start and culminate in the authentic Orcutt Union Plaza, in Old Town Orcutt, California. We invite you to partake in a well supported ride or 5K run, then celebrate at our foodie festival or simply come down for the generous food, beer, and wine tasting. There will be live music, a fully loaded raffle, guaranteed sunshine and artisan vendors. Buy your TOUR ride or run ticket (foodie TASTE event and shirt included) or TASTE ticket today online. Direct Boys and Girls Club general donations accepted as well.
Volunteers needed at a variety of locations and lunch & T-shirt will be provided. See VOLUNTEER page for details.
THE TOUR OF THE VALLEY RIDES
We offer a variety of distances and welcome all levels. There are three bike courses from which to choose. The first is the family friendly short course which is 15k or 9.3miles. The second option is the 50k or 31miles and the third course is 100k or 62miles. We provide aid stations and port o johns along each course as well as ample directional signage and turn sheets to carry. All courses are relatively flat and on paved roads. View course maps and elevation
NEW 5K RUN
For running enthusiasts we are offering a 5K run that starts and finishes in Orcutt Union Plaza. Complete the run and then join us for the Taste portion of Tour and Taste of the Valley.
TOUR REGISTRATION & CHECK-IN
Pre-register now online to receive a 2014 event T-Shirt. Late registration does not include T-Shirt. All registrations DO INCLUDE the TASTE food, beer and wine event valued at $25. You may buy additional TASTE tickets for your guests, friends and family. All proceeds go directly to the Boys and Girls Club.
Mandatory Check-in: Saturday, September 6th from 6am to 8am at Orcutt Union Plaza, 235 S. Broadway, Orcutt, California.
Late registrations are welcome at the same price, however to receive a 2014 event T-Shirt you must register by September 2nd. No exceptions.
The rides and the 5k run will all start and finish near the TASTE event in the Orcutt Union Plaza, located at 235 S. Broadway in Old Town Orcutt, California. Location Map
TOUR START TIMES
7 a.m. 100k / 62 Mile Ride
7:30 a.m. 50k / 31 Mile Ride
8:30 a.m. 15k / 9.3 Mile Great Futures Family Ride
10:00 a.m. 5k run
Riders must ride single file, always wear a helmet with the chin strap attached and obey all traffic laws. No head phones or earphones are allowed on the bike course.
THE TASTE OF THE VALLEY EVENT – 11a.m. – 3p.m.
Come support the Boys and Girls Club while enjoying the best food, wine and beer the Central Coast has to offer. Our award winning vendors will provide taste and pour samples of a variety of food, beers and wine with all TASTE ticket proceeds being donated. Last year’s TASTE vendors included Cottonwood Winery, Testa Catering, Rooney’s Irish Pub, Trattoria Uliveto, Blue Moon, Fat Tire, Sierra Nevada, and many more! TASTE wristband is required and is included in TOUR ride or run registration. Proof of 21 and over is required to enter TASTE pavilion. Kids BBQ lunch and soda included. Become a featured vendor or artisan
TASTE of the Valley Registration:
Free to all TOUR Ride or Run Participants
$25 Adult Registration $10 for 20 and under no alcohol included
Buy your Taste tickets now!
Tour & Taste 2014 Jerseys
Collectable Tour & Taste 2014 Voler Bike Jerseys are available for sale now! All proceeds go directly to the Boys and Girls Club. See a sample and order now!