Six Pillars Century Cycling Event

Six Pillars Century Cycling Event 2018-12-31T17:32:15-04:00

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The 2019 Blackwater Tour starts at the Great Marsh Park in historic Cambridge, Maryland on Saturday, May 4. The majority of this ninth annual bicycle ride is through the beautiful and picturesque Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge. This is a show and go start event. In past years, bicyclists have come from Maryland, Virginia, Washington, D.C., Pennsylvania, Delaware, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, California, Texas and South Carolina. The Blackwater Tour has three rides/courses:

  • 37 Mile Fun and Fitness Course
  • 56 Mile Eagleman Ironman 70.3 Course
  • 100 Mile Century Course

The show-and-go event includes a complimentary al fresco breakfast before the ride, fully stocked rest stops during the ride,  and a picnic after the ride. Free t-shirts for the first 1,000 to register.

Questions? Call 410-819-0386 or e-mail Find more info at

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The event will support Character Counts Mid-Shore, Inc., an agency which is best known for providing the Winners Walk Tall Program to over 8,100 students in the public schools in Talbot, Caroline and Dorchester counties free of charge. Over 300 trained volunteers, known as Character Coaches, visit classrooms each week to deliver lessons based on the Six Pillars of Character: Trustworthiness, Respect, Responsibility, Fairness, Caring and Citizenship. For 18 years, character lessons have had a positive impact on the behavior of youth in the schools on the Mid Shore.

Six Pillars Century Cycling Event in Dorchester County, MD