Many visitors of Hilton Head discover the fun of cycling once they see the beauty the island holds. With over 40 miles of trails, riding a bike is one of the best ways to see all there is to offer relatively quickly, but not so fast that you will miss anything. Others come to Hilton Head specifically for the purpose of riding their bikes in the beautiful, ever-temperate weather the island boasts. Some of those are the serious riders who participate in the Pedal Hilton Head Island event. If you are one of those looking forward to the PHH ride, here are a few things to know.
When Is It?
Put aside the first weekend in May for your trip to either ride or support the riders. The event takes place on Sunday morning, May 2nd, 2021, but you will want to be in town at least by Saturday for packet pick-up and to rest before the ride.
Why Do They Have It?
The PHH is a charity event to support the Boys and Girls Club of Hilton Head Island. The community is eager to show its resiliency in surviving the pandemic, and they are also excited to support what they believe is their most valuable resource—their children.
Who Is It For?
There are 6 different routes of lengths varied between 2 and 62 miles. The 2-mile ride is a family pedal, which is perfect for all ages and abilities, while the 62-mile century ride generally appeals to more serious riders. There are staggered start times to help with social distancing and all rides showcase the beautiful scenery on the island. Those interested in doing more to help the children can also choose to Pedal for a Kid, a challenge that helps raise even more money for the club.
Where Will We Go?
The host hotel is the Beach House hotel, so you can book your stay from there. On Sunday morning, each route will pass different natural and cultural highlights of the town of Hilton Head.
There may be no better way to see the island of Hilton Head than by letting the breeze carry you along on a bike. Even if you don’t have your own, you can just rent a bike for the event! Join with others who feel the same and support the Boys and Girls Club by riding in Pedal Hilton Head Island this year.