Innovation meets the trail

Published 11:50 am Thursday, July 27, 2017

Because of the hard work, dedication and vision of Jordan Whiley, along with businesses, volunteers, officials with High Bridge Trail State Park and leaders in the community, the inaugural Roubaix Race at High Bridge Trail State Park was held Sunday, drawing many participants and spectators. The cycling event was brought about through a partnership between USA Cycling, the park and the Farmville Area Chamber of Commerce. Whiley, who works as an administrator at Bear Creek Academy, served as race director, and we commend him for his leadership and efforts in bringing such a successful, new idea to Farmville. Pictured with Whiley is Laney Butt. (Send “Way to Go!” photos with a description and names to

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