RAID Full and RAID Half AM will begin at 4:00 AM at the designated starting line in Council Bluffs. It is strongly suggested that each rider have a sufficiently bright headlamp during these early hours and, at minimum, one tail light. RAID Full and RAID Half AM riders must reach Pleasantville by 1:15 PM. This is a maximum of 9.25 hours for the first 150 miles.
RAID Half PM will begin at 10:00 AM at the designated starting line in Pleasantville. It is strongly recommended that each rider planning to be on their bike after 6:00 have a sufficiently bright headlamp and, at minimum, one tail light. RAID Full riders, please note that you may need to bring an extra battery for your headlamp or have a way to recharge your battery from the morning’s use.
RAID Full and RAID Half PM riders must finish in Muscatine by 10:30 PM to be an official finisher of RAID. This is a maximum of 18.5 hours for RAID Full riders to complete 300 miles, and 12.5 hours for RAID Half PM riders to complete 150 miles.
|ANYTIME||RAID Full and RAID Half AM riders arrive at Council Bluffs hotel of your choice|
|TBA PM||RAID Full and RAID Half AM carb load dinner, details coming soon.|
|3:45 AM||RAID Full and RAID Half AM riders meet in Hotel Parking Lot, distribute maps, find groups.|
|3:55 AM||RAID Full and RAID Half AM Pre-ride briefing|
|4 AM||Start of RAID Full and RAID Half AM|
|6 AM – 7:30 AM||Rest stop #1|
|8 AM – 10:30 AM||Rest stop #1|
|9:30 AM||RAID Half PM riders meet in front of Checkerboard Pizza (108 E Monroe St., Pleasantville, IA 50225), distribute maps, find groups.|
|9:55 AM||RAID Half PM Pre-ride briefing|
|10 AM||Start of RAID Half PM|
|10 AM – 1:15 PM||Lunch in Pleasantville. This will be the Finish Line for RAID Half AM riders, and the Start Line for RAID Half PM riders.|
|12 PM – 4:15 PM||Rest stop #4|
|2:20 PM – 7:40 PM||Rest stop #5|
|4:20 PM – 10:30 PM||Finish in Muscatine!|
|TBA AM||Breakfast and brief ceremony.|