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HomeRoyal Palm Challenge


The Royal Palm Challenge is right around the corner. This is the 22nd annual RPC, an event that in the last 7 years has helped us raise over $25,000 for various charities.

All pre and post ride activities will take place at a new venue this year, the Southwest Florida Community Foundation Collaboratory. It's located in downtown Fort Myers at 2031 Jackson Street. Once a historic train station, the Collaboratory is an indoor/outdoor space for public use with beautiful shade trees and all modern facilities.

After the Royal Palm Challenge, you can head just a few block to the river district in Fort Myers and enjoy local restaurants, bars and shopping.

Your registration includes:
Completely new routes, a chance to explore more of rural Lee County
Swag, including a special pair of cycling socks just for this event (first 200 guaranteed!)
Fully stocked rest stops and roving SAG wagon on the routes
Post ride entertainment and food
Kids 15 and under free with one registered adult

Fee Schedule

 Date 12 miles  40/62 miles 
Jan 1 - Jan 31  $15  $30 
Feb 1 - Feb 29  $20  $40 
March 1 - March 8  $25  $50 
*15 and under free with one adult registration 

Event Schedule

Sunday March 8, 2020
Start End Description
Parking lots open
7:00am 9:45am Registration/Check-in/Packet Pickup
7:45am 62 mile ride start
9:00am 40 mile ride start
10:00am 12 mile ride start
11:00am 2:00pm Lunch and post-ride activities

There will be ALL NEW routes this year, click below to download.

Download Route
RPC 2020, 12 miles
RPC 2020, 40 miles
RPC 2020, 62 Miles

Rest Stops are as follows:
40 Mile Route: Caloosahatchee Creeks Preserve, mile 19 (you pass it again at mile 26)
62 Mile Route: Caloosahatchee Creeks Preserve, mile 19
     Caloosahatchee Regional Park, mile 30 (pass again at mile 37)
     Caloosahatchee Creeks Preserve, mile 48

Click here for important safety information.

Online registration now closed.

On site registration may be done by cash, check, or credit card.