OUTDOORS: BTX bike race coming Oct. 1

2016 BTX Bike Rally

The annual BTX bicycle race will be taking place in and around Bowie and Montague County on Oct. 1.
This race takes place alongside Bowie’s Chicken and Bread Days activities. Starting time is set for 9 a.m.
The race will take place through the rolling hills of both Montague and Jack Counties. Rest stops and additional support will be provided. It will begin along Smythe Street in downtown Bowie, and the service roads along United States Highway 287 are main routes along the journey.
There are four different races, ranging from 10 to 60 miles.
The registration fee is $35, since it’s after Sept. 16.
Mail entries to: BTX Bike Rally P.O. Box 978 Bowie, Texas 76230.
Interested parties may also visit bikereg.com to register for the race online.
For information, call TJay McEwan at 1-806-236-9259 or email: btxroundupride@hotmail.com. The website is: btxroundupride.com.

Camping at Arrowhead

Lake Arrowhead State Park in rural Wichita Falls is once again open for overnight camping.
For information, call 1-940-528-2211 or reserve space online at: texas.reserveworld.com.

Bowie will be the site of the BTX race on Oct. 1 during Chicken and Bread Days. (News file photo)