The 5th Annual Firefighter 50 cycling event will be held on Sunday July 24th, 2016 near Westminster, MD. Again this year we are offering GREAT cycling in Northern Carroll County and Eastern Frederick County MD. and in Southern Adams County ,PA. All rides start and finish in the village of Pleasant Valley which is about 6 miles west of Westminster, MD. This year we have four great routes. We have road loops of 35 miles,50 miles and 100 miles. Plus we have a 30 mile combo paved and dirt road ride called the " Dirty 30" We will provide an "all you can eat" Firefighter lunch, fully supported rides and all riders will have an opportunity to win cycling related door prizes.

For 2016 both the 35 road loop and the Dirty 30 have been revised and we hope you enjoy the new routes. Please come out and ride WE PROMISE YOU A GREAT DAY OF. CYCLING. Any question/concerns/issues please call Dave Yonkoski on 240-357-0593 or email him at dfyonko@gmail.com

Thank you to the more than 800 riders that

participated in the 2015 event!

"Active.com has honored the Firefighter 50

Lost Valley Century as being one of the best

new centuries in the US for 2014"


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Cost: $35 Individual
   Includes full lunch, fully supported rides, & entry for door prizes.
   T-Shirts are also available day of the ride for $15 each.

How to Register:

   Mail-in Registration

   Sameday Registration

The Ride

  • 101 Mile Lost Valley Century
  • 50 Mile Road Loop
  • 35 Mile Road Loop
  • Dirty 30, Paved and Dirt Roads
  • Rest Stops, Water Stops, SAG, Sweep

The Schedule:

  • 6:30am - 9:00am: Registration
  • 6:30am - 9:00am: Show and Go (Start anytime you want)
  • 11:00am - 5:00pm: Lunch
  • 12:00pm: Door Prize winners drawn

The Start/Finish Location

Pleasant Valley Community Fire Co
2030 S. Pleasant Valley Rd.
Westminster, MD 21158