1651 US HWY 90
Castroville, TX 78009
Come stay in the Texas Hill Country where great food, celebration and relaxation are a welcomed experience. Hillside Boutique Hotel in Castroville, Texas is located on the edge of San Antonio and is the perfect escape with all of the modern amenities you might expect to find in the city. At Hillside, our goal is to make life a little better; so come discover for yourself the difference our location makes and why we are the Texas Hill Country's best kept secret.
3:00 PM – 5:00 PM - Check-in and Rider Packet Pick Up at Hillside Boutique Hotel
3:00 PM – 5:00 PM - Inspections for 500-mile racers
- Optional drop bag drop-off for 200 mile racers
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM - MANDATORY racer meeting for 500-mile racers*
5:00 AM - 500-mile racers start
5:00 AM - Light Inspections for 200-mile racers
6:00 AM - 200-mile racers start
11:00 PM - 200-mile course closes
*Drop bags available for pick-up at Hillside Boutique Hotel
8:00 AM - 200-mile post-event breakfast at Hillside Boutique Hotel
5:00 PM - 500-mile course closes for 2-person and 4-person teams
5:00 AM - 500-mile course closes for solo racers
8:00 AM - 500-mile post-event breakfast at Hillside Boutique Hotel
*NOTE: Mandatory Meeting will cover safety rules, route changes, map handouts, and more. Racers who miss the meeting will not be allowed to start.
What to Bring
March in the Hill Country is perfect cycling weather. March days are typically mild, warming and by the end of the month the Bluebonnets and Indian Paint Brush are blooming. Mornings can be foggy. The fog burns off giving way to bright sunny days. While sunny days are the norm, it’s not unusual to experience a rainy day in a week of cycling. So, be prepared for wide ranging conditions.
Always remember your normal cycling gear (shorts, jersey, socks, shoes, gloves and helmet). And, while the weather is normally very nice, it’s always a good idea to come prepared for cooler weather and/or rain (base layer, vest and/or jacket, knee warmers).
Sunglasses, sunscreen, lip balm, cellphone, water bottle(s), pump (or CO2 cartridge), patches, tire levers, spare tube(s), basic bike tools.