Jeff Branscome writes about Spotsylvania County.
Active in Spotsy
- Lakes and Grapes Century Ride: First, on Sept. 10, you’ll have the chance to bike through Spotsy’s countryside, including stops at Lake Anna Winery and Lake Anna State Park. Bike rides vary from 18 miles to 100 miles. Registration should be completed by Sept. 8. You can register here. The rides will start at the Spotsy YMCA, where there will be activities for the whole family. Learn more here.
- Spotsylvania Livestrong Day: Your options include a 1-mile walk, a 7-k race and two bike rides–25 miles or 50 miles. Costs: $30 before Sept. 19th, $40 until Sept 28th and $50 after. T-shirts included. Register here by Sept. 30. Here is the event’s website.
Need some help getting ready for these events? Here is some information on preparing for a century ride. And here and here are some details on preparing to run a 5k (sorry, there’s not much on preparing for a 7k).