There will be no pasta dinner in Portsmouth Saturday Night
All dinners in Portsmouth are on your own
Hot breakfast is available ($10 at time of registration). Complimentary breakfast fruit and coffee available at Three Bridges Park.
Portsmouth Welcomes TOSRV!
Headed to Portsmouth?
Friday, September 24:
Portsmouth – all day until 9:00 PM – SOMC Life Center, 1202 18th St, Portsmouth, OH 45662
Canal Winchester – 5:00 – 8:00 PM Cyclist Connection, 200 Cemetery Rd. 43110
Saturday, September 25:
Portsmouth – 7:00 – 9:00 AM – SOMC Life Center, 1202 18th St, Portsmouth, OH 45662
Canal Winchester – 6:00 am – 9:00 am at BrewDog’s DogTap location
On-site registration in Canal Winchester will also be available for $150 for both the Full & Half TOSRV. Same-day registration for the single-day ride options will be available at applicable prices.
Weekend parking available starting Saturday morning at BrewDog’s DogTap location from 6:00 am – 9:00 am.
Head south to either the food stop in Circleville (approximately 25 miles), the lunch stop in Chillicothe (approximately 50 miles), or all the way to Portsmouth! The place to be in Portsmouth is Three Bridges Park, just past the bridge on SR104 across from the carryout.
Live music, food trucks, and TOSRV fun!
The Portsmouth TOSRV Mural
Get your photo with a Legend
A little history about the Portsmouth Floodwall Murals: In 1943 a flood wall was constructed to protect the city after massive flooding. The murals are approximately 20 feet high, 2,000 feet long and run along the scenic riverfront. In 1993 the first mural was placed on the wall. There are currently 55 murals depicting over 2,000 years of history in the Ohio River Valley. On the evening of September 25th, there is With recent investments added to decades of history and renovations, 2nd Street has become a bustling place to live, visit, and discover.
MTB and HIking in the Shawnee State Forest
Scioto County is also home to the largest state forest in Ohio, Shawnee State Forest. The forest contains a 1,095 acre Shawnee State Park inside the 63,000 acre Shawnee State Forest. Park features include mountain biking trails, lakes (for boating, fishing, and swimming), disc golf, picnicking, and hiking. The mountain bike trails that have been forged in the forest have been done so through SOMBA (Southern Ohio Mountain Bike Association). Plan a day of activities.
Fun for Everyone
Come Early. Stay Late.
Starting in Portsmouth and riding to Chilicothe and back? You can pick up your packet at the SOMC LIFE Center on Friday until 9:00 PM or Saturday morning starting 7:00 – 9:00 AM.
The new location of the TOSRV finish line is just over the Portsmouth 2nd Street Bridge. The Party in the Park will take place along the river with views of the infamous Portsmouth bridges and in the heart of the growing Boneyfiddle District of Portsmouth.
Future TOSRV Rider Activities - for young riders!
Bring the Entire Family
Connex, a local non-profit cycling and activity group will host a Safety Town for youth that will take place the afternoon of ride. Youth who participate will get the opportunity to ride under the finish line and receive an honorarium deeming them as “Future TOSRV Riders”. Expect cheers when you arrive in Portsmouth next to the city’s famous floodwall murals and get your picture with the TOSRV riders who are on the wall complimentary of Connex volunteers.
Complimentary Yoga on Sunday
Explore the Boneyfiddle District
The park stage will provide live music while yard games such as corn hole, Connect 4, and Jenga will be in action. The park area will host a variety of food trucks and vendor booths to add to the fun. An outdoor recreation shop called River City Adventure Company is expected to be in their grand opening days when the riders come into town. The Boneyfiddle District has been deemed a designated outdoor refreshment area (DORA). Overnight accommodations are available at the Friends Center and Portsmouth High School. A healthy breakfast will be served on Sunday am by the Scioto County Health Coalition before riders set off for the journey home. Find the breakfast details in the registration information. River City Adventure Company will stretch out riders with complimentary yoga on Sunday am before riders take off.
Portsmouth has grown in the last several years with several small businesses developing within the area, primarily in the downtown district. The murals, Shawnee State University, antique shops, unique shops, eateries and more make the downtown area a happening place. Families and friends of TOSRV riders will certainly find plenty of activities to keep themselves entertained while waiting to welcome riders to town. Packet pickup and ride starts from Portsmouth are also available.
Consider these eateries: