Battle of the Border bike race coming up

April 05, 2007 12:00 am

A two-day event for bicycle enthusiasts will be held in the area on April 14 and 15. The Battle of the Border race starts at 8 a.m. on April 14 with an eight mile individual time trial at Moorehead Road in Fort Dick. In the afternoon, there will be a race over the border in Brookings, where a seven mile hill climb will occur. On Sunday, there will be a 16 mile road race in Brookings beginning at 8 a.m. At 1 p.m.., there will be a 16 mile individual time trial in Fort Dick. Overall accumulative time determines placement for each stage. The cost to enter the race is $30 per person. All proceeds benefit the ‘Save Our Pool' fund for the Fred Endert Pool. For information on the race, go to www.wildriversmultisports.com.