MARK YOUR CALENDARS The Blue Ridge Breakaway Bike Race will be coming through Maggie Valley August 17th between 2 and 5 p.m. on their way to the finish line at Lake Junaluska. 600 plus riders have entered the race so far. The race "Century/Hawk Route" coming through Maggie Valley is a total distance of 105.7 miles. If anyone has ever watched the Le Tour de France, the spectators line up along the route and ring cowbells and cheer. Bring your chairs and cheer these riders on the last leg of the race.