VeloCity 2021 is just around the corner, so get ready for a fun and active day at Bouckaert Farm. Registration is open here. The picturesque setting offers a variety of routes for our cycling and run/walk events – so you can find the perfect challenge, no matter your age or ability level.

And more good news about our location: an 8,000-acre property means plenty of space for social distancing! You can rest assured that the safety of you and your family, friends, and co-workers will be top of mind for us throughout your VeloCity experience.

If you prefer to participate virtually, you may register here for any of the cycling or running events. Start training and raising money for Grady now and pursue your goal between Saturday, May 1 and Saturday, May 8, tracking your miles via our event app (coming soon).


Covid Precautions

Our riders, runners, walkers, officials, and volunteers’ safety and well-being are our top priority. This new location allows us to execute a live event in keeping with COVID-19 safety protocols. Our planning decisions are being guided by Grady’s medical experts and public health guidelines, and we will continue to keep participants informed.

Current safety measures include:

  • Multiple packet pick up offerings in the Metro area before the event date
  • New outdoor venue (over 8,000 acres) providing ample safe-distancing options
  • Suggested open start line times – to reduce crowding at the start
  • Strict enforcement of face coverings for all in attendance when not cycling, running, or walking
  • Masks will be provided for all in attendance and should be worn when not on courses cycling, running or walking.
  • Masks should also be worn in the venue when not eating or drinking in defined areas.
  • Increased hand sanitizer stations placed throughout the venue. placed throughout the venue
  • Increased on-course support
  • Rest Stops along the course will be self-serve
  • Pre-event breakfast will be grab and go
  • Post-event lunch will be grab and go
  • Elimination of shower trailer and massages
  • Safety communication through social media outlets and event app (coming soon)
  • As always, medical presence provided by Grady Hospital on course and at the venue

The Routes

Check out the options for this year’s event below. Each route features support and aid stations, scenic views, and plenty of fresh air. Please note that the routes may be subject to change as we get closer to the date.

 

Pre-Event Packet Pick-Up and Event Schedule

Make the day of the event less hectic! Take advantage of our pre-event packet pick-up options – four dates at four different locations – and find the one most convenient for you. Each participant must pick up their own packet and sign a waiver; you may not pick up a packet or sign a waiver for another participant.  

Following the pick-up schedule below, you will find start windows for the events on May 1. Please plan to arrive to Bouckaert Farm one hour before your scheduled start window to allow time for parking, eating breakfast, and getting into start lines.

Start windows have been designed to ensure social distancing. We are allowing a 30-minute window of time between each event’s departure. Participants who arrive after the close of their start window may be required to wait to start or even participate in a shorter distance.   

Saturday, April 24 | Pre-Event Packet Pick-Up
10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Packet pick-up at Alpharetta Big Peach.

5530 Windward Parkway, Suite 420, Alpharetta, GA 30004

Sunday, April 25 | Pre-Event Packet Pick-Up
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Packet pick-up at Brookhaven Big Peach.

705 Town Blvd, Suite Q340, Atlanta, GA 30319 

Monday, April 26 | Pre-Event Packet Pick-Up
11:00 am - 7:00 pm

Packet pick-up at Sandy Springs Free-Flite Bicycles.

6014 Sandy Springs Cir, Atlanta, GA 30328

Tuesday, April 27 | Pre-Event Packet Pick-Up
11:00 am - 7:00 pm

Packet pick-up at Decatur Big Peach.

1565 Church St, Suite 520, Decatur, GA 30033 

Saturday, May 1 | VeloCity Event Day Schedule
6:00 am

Venue opens with grab-and-go breakfast, bag check and bike mechanics.

7:00 am - 7:30 am

100-mile cyclists depart.

7:15 am - 7:45 am

62-mile cyclists depart.

7:15 am - 7:45 am

50-mile cyclists depart.

7:45 am - 8:15 am

25-mile cyclists depart.

8:00 am - 8:30 am

10-mile cyclists depart.

9:00 am - 9:30 am

9-mile trail runners/walkers depart.

9:30 am - 10 am

5K runners/walkers depart.

10:30 am

Grab-and-go picnic lunch, beverages, socially distanced lawn games and activities.

11:00 am - 4:00 pm

5K ride course opens for riders, runners, and walkers of all ages! This is a perfect opportunity for the whole family.  Make as many laps as you like, and expect one aid station with water. Children under 14 should be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

For cyclists riding the 5K open course, we strongly encourage the use of adult or kids bikes with wide tires that can handle grass, dirt, and packed gravel terrain. Skinny road bike tires are not recommended.

5:30 pm

VeloCity concludes after the last rider.

Registration Fees

Registration fees vary by route but are the same for in-person and virtual participants. These fees are essential to help cover the operating costs of VeloCity and are thus non-refundable.

REGISTER

In-person OR Virtual Event Registration Fee Late Registration Fee
(Beginning 4/26/21)
Suggested Fundraising
Superhero 5k $30 $40 $50
9-mile Trail Run $75 $85 $250
10-mile Ride $30 $40 $50
25-mile Ride $75 $85 $250
50-mile Ride $100 $110 $500
62-mile Ride $100 $110 $500
100-mile Ride Challenge $125 $135 $1,000
Kids Under 13 Superhero 5K only $15 discount - $25
 

Plan Your Visit

VeloCity 2021 Venue Location: Bouckaert Farm, 9445 Browns Lake Rd, Chattahoochee Hills, GA 30213

Please see below for a map and directions to Bouckaert Farm.


Not an early riser? No problem! Below are links to four nearby hotels if you wish to stay nearby the night before the event.

Nearby Hotels in Fairburn, GA: 20-minute drive to Bouckaert Farm


Other Housing Options Near Bouckaert Farm:

  • Multiple Airbnb/VRBO homes and cabin rentals in the Serenbe community and throughout Chattahoochee Hills
  • Primitive campsites at Cochran Mill Park (Call Chattahoochee Hills Parks and Recreation Department to determine availability at (770) 463-8881.)

Directions:

  • Follow Cochran Mill Road Northward or Southward towards the intersection of Cedar Grove Road and Cochran Mill Road. Follow VeloCity signage directing you to the Venue and parking area.
  • Follow Cedar Grove Road Westward towards Browns Lake Road approximately 950ft. Follow VeloCity signage directing you to the Venue and parking area.
  • From Cedar Grove Road Turn Right or Northward onto Browns Lake Road. Follow VeloCity signage directing you to the Venue and parking area.
  • Follow Browns Lake Road for approximately 2 miles to reach the parking area. Adhere to all VeloCity signage directing you while on Browns Lake Road.

FAQS - General Questions


FAQS - Planning Your Ride/Walk/Run