The 26th annual Cheaha Challenge in Jacksonville Alabama had great weather conditions with nice temperatures and scenic views along the road in Cheaha State park.
The start of the qualifying century ride was given in three different waves with riders under 45 leaving 3 minutes ahead of the 45-54 group, followed by a third group over 50 another three minutes later.
Fastest overall time was for Californian Aaron Boyleston (M35-39), outsprinting Michael Olheiser who won his M40-44 age group while Jacob Tremblay finished 23 seconds later to take second in the M35-39. The fastest time was ridden by the riders in the first start wave.
Overall fastest female on the course was Tanya Fredricks (F50-54), exactly 2 minutes faster than Mary Breed (F40-44) while Jessica Bibza (F45-49) took third overall spot. All three won their own age group.