Sports Calendar

January 31, 2012

Cyclists on way back to area for time trials

The Snake Creek Gap Time Trials will return to the rocky Pinhoti Trail this Saturday.

This will be the second in a series of three mountain bike races put on by the Northwest Georgia Southern Off-Road Bicycle Association (NWGA-SORBA); the races are expected to bring more than $90,000 in economic impact to Dalton.

“The first race in January brought 398 racers to Dalton,” said Conrad Fernandez, president of SORBA. “The racers are coming from all over the United States and Canada. It’s an excellent start, and we’re all looking forward to the second race.”

During the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War, the competition will include a North vs. South-themed challenge, with teams divided by region. After the first race in January, the North leads the South in the friendly competition. After the final race on March 3, the trophy will be awarded to the winning team and will be on display at the Dalton Freight Depot.

This is the eighth year the Snake Creek Gap Time Trails are being held on the Pinhoti, and NWGA-SORBA expects record numbers for participation. For more information on the race, visit nwgasorba.org.

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