Spoonbills & Sprockets Tour
Sunday, November 3, 2019, 7 a.m. – 5 p.m. at Marineland
On Sunday, November 3, 2019, Friends of A1A Scenic and Historic Coastal Byway presents the 8th Annual Spoonbills & Sprockets cycling tour along one of the nation's most beautiful highways. Participants can choose between three routes of varying lengths (the 100-mile Century Ride, the 72-mile Metric Century Ride, or the 36-mile Half-Metric Century Ride) depending on their stamina and preference. These are all fully supported rides, with SAG support. Visit here to see route maps and to register.
A couple of additional rides have been added for the 2019 event — a 15-Mile Ride for beginners and newbies and a Tiny Tour for the youngest riders.
Participants may check in and pick up their pre-registration packets on Saturday, November 2, 2019, from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. at a kickoff party at Genung's Fish Camp.
On Sunday, registration is available from 6:00 to 8:00 a.m. at the start location, Marineland’s Dolphin Conservation Center. The start times for the races are 7:00 a.m. for the Century Ride and 7:30 a.m. for the Metric Century and the Half Metric Century rides. This year, there will also be a Newbie 15-Mile Ride and a Tiny Tour Ride available for beginners and little kids.
After the races on Sunday, participants are invited to attend a luncheon/reception at Marineland Dolphin Adventure from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Tours of the attraction will be available to participants during these times.
The A1A Scenic and Historic Coastal Byway is a precious resource in the St. Augustine area, and there's no better way to see it in all its glory than from a bicycle.
Admission: The Spoonbills & Sprockets Cycling Tour registration fees vary depending on the time of registration and which route the participant chooses to ride. Visit here to register.
When: Sunday, November 3, 2019. Registration begins at 6:00 a.m. The 100-mile cycling tour departs at 7:00 a.m., while the 36- and 72-mile tours go out at 7:30 a.m. The Marineland Dolphin Adventure Luncheon and Reception is from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The Kickoff and Early Packet Pickup Party will take place at Genung's Fish Camp on Saturday, November 2, 2019, from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Where: Registration and all routes begin at Marineland, under the historic Marineland arch, located at 9600 N. Ocean Shore Blvd., St. Augustine, FL 32080. Genung's Fish Camp is located at 291 Cubbedge Rd. in Crescent Beach, FL 32080.
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