April 26, 2011

News Release

For Immediate Release

Ozark Greenways Adventure Race Discount Deadline Near

Ozark Greenways turns 20 years old in 2011, and is hosting events throughout the year to celebrate and bring in new members, including Saturday, May 21, when they will hold their 12th annual Ozark Greenways Adventure Race, headquartered at River Ranch Resort in the beautiful Elk River valley in Noel, Missouri. The deadline for early registration is this Friday!

Online registration at: www.GreenwayRace.org

This Friday! Free Orienteering Workshop & Volunteer Training:
There will be a free orienteering workshop this Friday, April 29, from 6:30p.m.-8:30p.m., at the Springfield Conservation Nature Center. If you plan to attend or have further race questions, contact Monty at (417) 869-0990. Volunteer training for OGAR volunteers is also this Friday at the Nature Center, 6:30p.m., in the side classroom.

New Location:
Race Headquarters will be the River Ranch Resort, 101 River Road, Noel, MO 64854 www.riverranchresort.com

New Race Categories:
You choose if you want to go Solo, as a Duo, or a Quad AND you can be same gender or combination on the Duo or Quad categories. Masters and Open winners will be awarded in each category.

Important News for 2011:
All racers will be required to drop their bike at a specified location before the race morning check-in. Details will be provided to registered racers approximately 1 week prior to the race, but please note that the required bike drop must occur between 4p.m., Friday, May 20 and 4a.m., Saturday, May 21. The bike drop site will be secure.

Event sponsors:

For more information, contact: Terry Whaley, Executive Director, Ozark Greenways, (417)864-2014 office / (417)840-9756 mobile / terry@ozarkgreenways.org

Ozark Greenways–P.O. Box 50733–Springfield, MO 65805–(417) 864-2015–www.ozarkgreenways.org