On Saturday, November 16, hundreds of the worlds most courageous athletes will open a new chapter in the nations oldest 24 hour endurance event. The Adaptive UltraCentric is open to all Adaptive Athletes, in two categories: wheelchair, or hand cycle. The athletes will further determine the duration of their race by selecting the 6 , 12, or 24 hour Adaptive UltraCentric events.
The objective is elementary, to accumulate as many laps on the Adaptive UltraCentric 1.68 mile course during the events duration of 6, 12. or 24 hours.
The competition of your Adaptive UltraCentric is far from forgiving, although you are competing with men & women in your USA Cycling age group, you are ultimately challenging yourself ! The mission of The Adaptive UltraCentric is to provide you, the Adaptive Athlete with the medium to challenge yourself, to meet, and exceed your goals. Join the worlds first timed Adaptive Ultra in 2013, and start immediately preparing to better the competition for next year!
Beautiful Meadowmere Park on Lake Grapevine is minutes from DFW International Airport, located in Grapevine, Texas. All Park fees for participants, and their guest are included with Adaptive UltraCentric registration; park entry, camping, parking. Wheel-on, and off course camping/personal aid. Fully maintained, and staffed aid station for the duration of all events provides the Adaptive Athlete communities most knowledgeable, and helpful volunteers.
Plenty of hot, fresh food provided; no personal crew necessary! Adaptive Athlete ready aid station, rest room facilities, and camping are all located within The Adaptive UltraCentric venu!
Professionally electronically timed by USA Cycling Certified timer, Raul Flores, founder of RaceDay Timing Solutions. Event progress continuously updated and displayed in real time with on-site monitors, and via webcast on www.adaptiveultracentric.com
All participants receive commemorative medals, and, The Adaptive UltraCentric Commemorative Embroidered Fleece Jacket.
First, Second, Third Place men and women are awarded grand commemorative medals in USA Cycling age groups, or beautiful Granite Plaques. All Adaptive UltraCentric Athletes, friends, and families enjoy the Adaptive UltraCentric Champions Brunch, presented by Nolan Ryan’s Beef! Champions Brunch, including your cooked to order All Natural Nolan Ryan Signature Ribeye Steak, commences during Awards, 11 am Sunday, Nov 17th.
The Adaptive UltraCentric is sanctioned, and insured by USA Cycling, hence, all USA Cycling rules, and regulations are followed. Helmet rule is strictly enforced. All Adaptive UltraCentric Athletes must purchase a one day waiver/release if not already a USA Cycling member, prior to respective event.
Adaptive UltraCentric History
The Adaptive UltraCentric was conceived in 2012 by pioneering hand cyclist Jeff Chaffin. Jeff, already an accomplished athlete, was on a mission to again test his metal. Jeff approached The UltraCentric seeking an entry in The UltraCentric 24 Hour. You too may join Jeff in fulfilling his mission of testing his metal with timed endurance event of 6, 12, or 24 hours. Jeff is truly a pioneer in endurance activities, who shares his athletic experiences in several mediums found below. From beginner, to 24 hour veteran please contact Jeff for valuable information.
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