Rotary Club of Polk County/Mena

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Wheel A'Mena

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Here is a list of the questions most asked. If you have a question not listed below, send us an email at rotaryclubofpc@gmail.com or send us a message on Facebook.

When is registration open?

Registration opens on April 1 each year.

How much does registration cost?

Registration fees are different based on the time you register. Please visit the Registration information page for the fee for each date.

What all do I get with my entry fee?

Your entry fee provides you the opportunity to ride, a great post-ride meal, a fun t-shirt, a bag of goodies, and (hopefully *wink wink*) the pride of completing a difficult ride.

What is included in the registration packet?

Inside your registration packet is your bib number, pins, t-shirt, and a variety of goodies that change each year. Items are provided by sponsors and community members.

Where is the packet pick-up?

You can pick up your packet at the Historic Log Cabin in Janssen Park in Mena, AR. Click here for more information.

What do I need to bring to check-in?

Please bring your photo ID. If you are not pre-registered, please bring your registration fee as well, that will be $65.

Can I pick-up a packet for a friend?

It is best that you and your friend come together. We need to get signatures from each rider on the waiver form prior to the tour.

Is there an early packet pick-up available?

Yes, you can pick up your packet on Friday from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at the Historic Log Cabin in Janssen Park in Mena. More info here.

What is the start time?

The tour will begin promptly at 8:00 AM.

Are bike helmets required to be worn?

Yes, each rider is required to wear a helmet.

Can I start any time I want after the official start time?

No, each rider must begin at the official start time.

Where do I place my bib?

Please attach you bib to the front of your shirt.

What do I need to bring to the start line?

Please remember your bike (humor... har...). You only need your bib number in place to line up at the starting line.

Where is parking for tour day?

The most convenient parking is at the 8th and Port Arthur parking lot at the First Baptist Church in Mena. It is a short walk/ride to the start. There is a sidewalk that runs from Port Arthur Ave to the center of Janssen Park for your convenience. It is also near the entrance to the post-ride meal location. Please do not try to park in Janssen Park. The park is closed for rider safety.

What is available at each rest stop?

Each rest stop will have a variety of food and drinks available. Most stops have a restroom. The signs approaching each stop is clearly marked to indicate if there is a restroom available.

Where are the results posted?

Results will be posted here on the Wheel A'Mena website. Look here.

When will the times be posted from the event?

We will do our best to have the results posted the same day of the tour, but we're only human. So please excuse us if we are a little slow.

Where is the finish line?

The finish line is also the starting line at Janssen Park in Mena.

Are spectators welcome at the event?

Absolutely! The more the merrier!