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Cheaha Challenge 2014

10 things to know about the Cheaha Challenge, “the toughest ride in the South”

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Cheaha Challenge 2014

On May 17, hundreds of cyclists will gather at Pete Mathews Coliseum on the campus of Jacksonville State University, at the starting line for the annual Cheaha Challenge Gran Fondo bike ride.

Ride director Brooke Nelson (who helped turned Anniston’s Woodstock 5K into a Really Big Deal) has introduced several new twists to this year’s Cheaha Challenge, including an easy Cruise ride for kids and families, a daylong kids festival and some special Cheaha Challenge libations.

Features Editor Lisa Davis: 256-235-3555.