With so many events going on during Spring Cycle, it is likely for many questions to arise. Get all the answers to questions you could be wondering by reading through some popular FAQs.
No, this is not a timed event and therefore there are no awards.
At times race officials may need to relay important instructions for participants to hear, so we STRONGLY recommend not using headphones, but we will not be officially prohibiting their use. Please exercise caution and remain alert to your surroundings if you choose to wear headphones. Also, promptly remove your headphones if race officials (e.g. course marshals, police, etc.) are communicating information.
Yes, you will be given a bib during Packet Pick-Up, and that should be worn or presented during the event at key locations. Your bib number provides access to replenishment at the water stops and a finisher medal at the finish.
Gear Check will not be available for the 2021 Spring Cycle.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you have left behind any items after the race.
The 2021 Spring Cycle tours start at 9:00 AM. Participants will be released in waves. Wave times are TBD.
Please plan on being at the starting area a minimum of 30 minutes prior to the start of your race. Please also allow plenty of additional time for travel, traffic and parking.
The normal high in June in Fort Wayne, IN is 81 degrees and normal low is 60 degrees.
Packet Pick-Up will be inside the Park Foundation Pavilion at Promenade Park:
- Friday, June 4th from 4 PM - 7 PM
- Saturday, June 5th 8 AM - 10:30 AM
*You may pick up another participant's packet if you bring a copy of their confirmation email with you (or have it with you on your smartphone).
The Start Line/Finish Line will be at Promenade Park in Downtown Fort Wayne.
Please check the travel and parking page for more information and parking tips. Carpooling is highly recommended.
The ideal location to meet family and friends after your ride is the finish area outside by the Park Foundation Pavilion in Promenade Park. However, congregating in any area is discouraged due to COVID-19 precautions.
Contact email@example.com, or visit the Sponsors page for more information.
Great! It takes over 1,000 volunteers to make Fort4Fitness events happen. There are many different opportunities to volunteer, not only on event weekend, but also in the days and weeks leading up to the event. Check out our volunteer page or contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Click here for available 2021 Spring Cycle volunteer time slots.
Fall Festival and Winter Wonder Dash time slots are TBD.
At this time, we are still planning for an in-person 2021 Spring Cycle on June 5th.
Should this change, participants and the public will be notified immediately with the most up-to-date information and next steps.
No. Entry fees are non-refundable.
Hover over the orange "Get Registered" button on the Fort4Fitness website homepage and click "Spring Cycle."
Or, click here for the 2020 Spring Cycle registration form.
You can register online through 11:59 PM the Wednesday before the event. On-site registration the day of the event will be available, but plan on allowing enough time to register before the start of the tour.
Yes, but there is no need to change on your registration. When you show up that morning you can ride the route of your choosing.
*Note: If you wish to switch to a longer tour, you will need to arrive earlier to accommodate the extra time you'll be out on the course. All participants need to be at the Finish Line by 2:30 PM.
Yes. If you register online you should receive a confirmation email shortly after completing the registration process. Contact us with any further registration questions.
New routes are currently being mapped out. The public will be notified when the new routes are finalized, and maps will be available.
Yes, ONLY if they are officially registered for the tour, have signed the liability waiver and are wearing a bib. Only registered participants are permitted on the course.
Yes. We do our very best and keep participant safety at the top of our priority list.
Fort4Fitness is proud to provide the following to ensure the course is as safe as possible:
- Working with the City of Fort Wayne to have clean streets
- Working with the police department to help with vehicular traffic
- Utilizing Amateur Radio Emergency Services along the course
- Clearly marked signs to help direct participants
- Many water/aid stations and volunteers along the course
- An extensive EMS plan that includes ambulatory service, roving course marshals, and medical staff at strategic locations
Required pace to complete the course by closing time:
100K = 12.25 MPH pace
43 Mile = 9.3 MPH pace
32 Mile = 8 MPH pace
Course will close at 2:30 PM. All riders should be back to the Finish Line by this time.
New routes are currently being mapped out for the tours. When the new routes are finalized, the public will be notified and maps will be available, including locations of water stops.