Sea Gull Century 2021

Online registration begins JUNE 1st

2021 EVENT REGISTRATION OPTIONS:

Option 1: IN-PERSON RIDE

  • $75 In-Person Ride, October 9, 2021 (100 mile -OR- 63 mile)
  • Early registration June 1 – September 3 (Until Midnight EST)
  • Late registration: $90, September 4 – 30 (date could change if capacity reached)
  • The In-Person event will have 4,000 rider limit. This includes registration for both routes, the 100 mile and the 63 mile.
  • Registration includes: Tour De Shore Reception; Bib Number; Bike/Helmet Numbers; Long Sleeve Rider T-Shirt; Maps/Cues and Rider Information Sheet; SAG Service; On-Site Bike Tech and First Aid; Refreshments At Rest Stops; Post Ride Lawn Party.
  • Registration packet mailings begin in July
  • No Saturday Registration
  • No Refunds

Option 2: VIRTUAL RIDE

  • $75 Virtual Ride, to be completed October 3-9, 2021 (100 mile -OR- 63 mile, distance can be decided at a later date)
  • Registration includes: Bib Number; Long Sleeve Rider T-Shirt; Sea Gull Century Online Store Coupon; Access T Virtual Ride Web Pages (Meet Ups Forum, Virtual Marketplace & More.)
  • Registration packet mailings begin in July
  • No Refunds

More about the In-Person 2021 Event:

Sea Gull Century, a nationally acclaimed bicycling event, beginning and ending on the campus of Salisbury University, tours the picturesque Eastern Shore of Maryland and offers two routes:

  • 100 Mile Route (to ASSATEAGUE STATE PARK)
  • 63 Mile Route (to CYPRESS PARK)

Charitable Efforts

Salisbury University Scholarships & Grants: A portion of proceeds over and above Century rides (both in-person and virtual) expenses go toward scholarships and grants at Salisbury University. Annually, Sea Gull Century awards 10 scholarships and 10 faculty grants. See your registration form to make a donation.

Local Non-Profits: Each year, Sea Gull Century proceeds benefit dozens of non-profit organizations, such as the Delmarva Discovery Center, Children’s Literature Festival, local fire departments/EMS, Women Supporting Women, American Red Cross, Big Brothers Big Sisters and Relay For Life.

Ride Details

Information Table: Located in Maggs Center main lobby Friday, 3-8 p.m., and Saturday,
7:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.

Tour Policy

There is no rain date; we ride rain or shine.

In case of severe weather; Salisbury University campus closure; or restrictions mandated by local, state or federal government agencies, SGC reserves the right to cancel/alter/modify the tour for safety and concerns.

In any case, we do not refund tour entry fees or transfer registrations to another tour year. In the unlikely case a tour is canceled, you may claim your registration fee as a tax-deducible donation.

Start and Finish Information

  • Located on the east side of campus near the corner of Bateman and Wayne streets.
  • Staggered start between 7-9 a.m.
    • First Heat: 7:00 am – 7:45 am (elite, faster and/or lead cyclists)
    • Second Heat: 7:50 am – 8:45 am (beginner, average, and/or leisure cyclists)
  • Return by 5:30 p.m. when route services end.
  • After 5 p.m., please dismount and walk your bike through the tunnel to main campus.

Safety Rules and Guidelines

Obey all traffic laws, including Maryland bicycle laws and Sea Gull Century rules. Helmets are required. More comprehensive safety guidelines are provided in the registration packet.

COVID-19 Protocols

To mitigate any substantial over-crowding, each tour ride will have separate rest stop locations. Rest stop food offerings will be primarily prepackaged. Hand sanitizer will be available at all rest stops, as well as on campus. Most of our event offerings will be held outdoors, with the exception of our Maggs Vendor Expo.Finally, all safety mandates from local, state or federal government agencies at the time of the event will be followed.

First Aid/Emergency Needs

Available in mobile units along the route and at rest stops. Please carry your cellular phone in a waterproof cover.

Bike Techs:

Stationed at each rest stop for ride support. Please, tune bike prior to ride!

MarathonFoto 

Photo proof emailed to each in-person registered participant. Cyclist may contact MarathonFoto at 1-800-247-3435 for more information.

Parking

Please, plan ahead for parking – look for Recommended Parking Map online and in registration packet. No over-night parking available at SU.

Rest Stops 

100 Mile Century Tour:

  • Sturgis Park (7:30 am – 12:30 pm)
  • Newark Park (8:30 am – 1:00 pm)
  • Assateague State Park (9:30 am – 2:30 pm)
  • Powellville VFW (10:00 am – 4:00 pm)

63 Mile Tour (Metric Century:)

  • Washington High School (7:30 am – 12:30 pm)
  • Cypress Park (8:30 am – 1:30 pm)

Rest Stop offerings and maps will be available online, once registration begins.

Sea Gull Century Events:                                                                                       

  • Friday, Complimentary Outside “Tour of The Shore” Reception (Outside) 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
  • Saturday, Lawn Party (Live Music/Finish Line Photo/Post Ride Treat:) 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Maggs Center Expo:

Friday 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Saturday 7:00 am – 6:00 pm

  • Shop vendor and Sea Gull Century gear.
  • Pick up long sleeve event t-shirt.