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Summer Dart Populaire (RUSA)

Registration opens Thursday, June 30 at 12:01 AM (Pacific Time).
To register online: sign in to your SIR member account. Don't have one? Create one. It's free!
Once you login the Register button will be visible on the right side of this page (or bottom for mobile browsers).
  • Advance registration is required — we cannot accommodate same-day registration.
  • Membership: All riders must have current RUSA and SIR memberships (you'll enter your RUSA number during registration). Don't have a RUSA membership? Join here (or renew if your RUSA membership has expired). Allow a few days in advance for RUSA verification.
  • Online registration is open until Tuesday, July 26 at 05:30 PM (Pacific Time).
  • Ride cost is $20 paid online at the time of registration.
Registration has closed for this event. We cannot accommodate same-day registration at this time.


The online registration includes signing a responsibility waiver using the same SmartWaiver system used for RUSA Permanents.

YOU MUST SUBMIT A COMPLETED WAIVER IN ORDER TO START THE RIDE



Please see the SIR Pandemic Plan for our COVID-19 protocols. These protocols apply to this event and future rides for an indefinite time period.


Team Event Weekend! Ride a RUSA Dart Populaire (min distance 120km).



Details


Rules for Dart Populaires may be found here: Dart Populaire Rules

All Dart Populaire teams will start at 9:00 AM Saturday July 30th and complete the ride within 8 hours (05:00 PM).

The destination is Friendly Grove Park, located at 2316 Friendly Grove Rd NE, Olympia, WA 98506.

Team Captains

  • Organize a team of three to five bikes (typically three to five riders, but can be more if tandems are included).
  • Choose a catchy team name. This is often the most contentious step.
  • Design a route. Tradtionally a point-to-point route is preferred. Loops are allowed, but out-and-backs are not.
  • Complete and submit the team questionnaire with the team name, roster, RWGPS route via the Team Captain Questionnaire Form. This form MUST be submitted no later than Friday, July 22nd.
No team entries will be accepted after Friday, July 22nd.

Riders can park at Stefanie’s house around the corner from Friendly Grove Park if you want to leave a car near the finish up to a few days before, or if you're doing a loop. Email Stefanie (address below) for directions and to reserve a space.

Team Riders (Including Captains)

  • Register via the usual process on this page – sign the wavier, pay the $20 rider fee, etc.

Dart Picnic


The Dart Picnic will held be on Saturday, July 30th, at Friendly Grove Park. We've reserved the picnic shelter from 6:00pm until 9:00pm and will have catered food brought to the park. Salads and drinks will be available by the time any early finishers arrive, and pizza available by 04:30 PM-ish.

The rider picnic fee is included in the $20 event fee. Additional guest picnic tickets are available for $10 each. Please pay the guest picnic fees via PayPal directly to Seattle Randonneurs. The guest picnic fees MUST be paid no later than Wednesday, July 27th. In the PayPal payment note please write "2022 Summer Dart Picnic" and the number of guest tickets needed. Non-riders are welcome to attend the picnic, so invite your family to join in!

 
When:
Saturday, July 30, 2022, 8:00 AM
Where:
Additional Info:
Event Contact(s):
Stefanie Randolph
Category:
2022 Brevet Schedule
Registration is required
Payment In Full In Advance Only
For all SIR events you must have front and rear lights, a reflective vest, and reflective ankle bands. Be prepared to show these to the ride organizer at the start. Your lights should be on during any low-light conditions (rain storms, night, tunnels).

You must read and agree to a waiver before beginning the ride, and you must turn in your signed brevet card at the end of the ride. If you will not finish, contact the organizer using the phone number on the card and cue sheet.
$20.00