Goathead Century 2023

2000 9 1/4 Avenue
Hanford, CA 93230

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Event Description

Goathead Century Ride

This is an endurance ride through the valley, thus it is mostly flat except for the occasional overpass, and that depends on the route.  


Ride begins and ends at Freedom Park in Hanford, CA.  You decide if you want to do a century, metric century, or 35 mile ride.  Century riders will be going through Hanford, Lemoore, Kingsburg and Visalia.  Those completing the Metric Century will see Hanford, Lemoore and Kingsburg.  Those completing the short ride will see Hanford and Lemoore. 


Cost includes t-shirt, SAG, and an after ride meal.  Pre-registration is $60+ processing fees (approximately $4.64) until 11:59 PM Monday, July 31, 2023, at which time (August 1, 2023 @ 12:00 AM) the registration increases to $70.00+ processing fees (approximately $4.64).  All riders registered by 7/31/2023 are guaranteed a t-shirt in the size they selected. Those registrants after 8/1/23 your shirt size cannot be guaranteed, and those registering day of the ride we cannot guarantee a t-shirt will be available.


Event details and schedule

Ride starts promptly at 7:00 AM on Saturday, August 26, 2023 - rain or shine.  Basic SAG will be provided by Kings County Velo Club and/or the Hanford Kiwanis Club.  KC Velo Club and the Kiwanis will not perform major repairs.  Rider is responsible for the maintenance and repairs of their bicycle.  Please plan for hot conditions later in the day and bring extra tubes as this ride is named appropriately.  Riders will receive a map and route sheet with stops identified.  Links for routes to be provided closer to the day of the event. Riders must wear a ride bracelet to receive services.  The bracelet will be issued upon check-in, on ride day.  The course closes at 5:00 PM.  Riders who cannot complete the course by 5:00 PM will be offered a SAG ride to the start/finish and will be on their own if they opt to continue on the course.  Rest stops close based on riders being on schedule to complete the course by 5:00 PM. 

Meal is served at the end of the ride.  

Registration fee is $60.00+ processing fees (approx. $4.64), if submitted by 7/31/23 11:59 PM; $70.00+ processing fees (approx. $4.64) effective 8/1/23 at 12:00 AM till the day of the ride.  (Tandems Fee is per rider, same as above).  Fee includes cost of SAG, t-shirt, and after ride meal.  Those registering after 8/1/23 your shirt size cannot be guaranteed.  Those registering day of the ride we cannot guarantee a t-shirt will be available. 

Please be sure to complete online registration which includes Assumption of Risk and Release of Liability Agreement. 

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