Darlington Raceway Partners With The Fellowship Of Christian Athletes For 2nd Annual Too Tough To Ride Presented By McLeod Health

Darlington Raceway Partners With The Fellowship Of Christian Athletes For 2nd Annual Too Tough To Ride Presented By McLeod Health

by May 3, 2023 0 comments

DARLINGTON, S.C. – Darlington Raceway, in partnership with the Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA), announced today (April 13) its 2nd annual FCA Too Tough To Ride charity cycling event presented by McLeod Health on Saturday, May 13th. The event will be held at 7 a.m. ET at Darlington Raceway, just hours before the superstars of the NASCAR Xfinity Series take to the track in the Shriners Children’s 200 and leave their own mark on the Official Throwback Weekend of NASCAR.

“We’re excited to offer fans the chance to see the track Too Tough To Tame up close and personal during a weekend that encompasses everything that NASCAR’s diamond anniversary stands for,” said Darlington Raceway President Kerry Tharp. “75 years of rich and enthralling history will be on display at Darlington Raceway and we’re excited to partner with McLeod Health and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes while doing it.”

Race fans who register for Too Tough To Ride will have access to perks like discounted tickets for the NASCAR Xfinity Series’ Shriners Children’s 200, event parking, cycling route support, lunch and an event t-shirt. Riders will have the option to select the cycling route of their choice to complete the event, including options such as a short route (+/- 12 miles + track laps), medium route (+/- 42 miles + track laps) or a long route (+/- 65 miles + track laps) as they work to make their way around the legendary Lady in Black.

To register and learn more about Too Tough To Ride, visit tootoughtoride.org or darlingtonraceway.com/tootoughtoride. For more information on the FCA, visit www.fca.org.

Tickets for the NASCAR Cups Series’ Goodyear 400, the NASCAR Xfinity Series’ Shiners Children’s 200 and the NASCAR CRAFTSMAN Truck Series Buckle Up South Carolina 200 are available for purchase today via phone at 866-459-7223 or online at darlingtonraceway.com. Fans can view the full 2023 NASCAR National Series schedules and purchase tickets at www.nascar.com/schedule.

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About Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA)

The Fellowship of Christian Athletes is touching millions of lives…one heart at a time. Since 1954, FCA has been challenging coaches and athletes on the professional, college, high school, junior high and youth levels to use the powerful platform of sport to reach every coach and every athlete with the transforming power of Jesus Christ. FCA focuses on serving local communities around the globe by engaging, equipping and empowering coaches and athletes to unite, inspire and change the world through the gospel.

About Darlington Raceway

Darlington Raceway, nicknamed The Lady in Black and the track Too Tough To Tame, is home to the award-winning Official Throwback Weekend of NASCAR and annually hosts two NASCAR Cup Series race weekends, along with the NASCAR Xfinity Series and/or NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. Opening in 1950, Darlington Raceway is “A NASCAR Tradition” and NASCAR’s original superspeedway with its famed 1.366-mile egg-shaped oval, challenging the sports best in one of the most iconic NASCAR races, the Southern 500®. For more information about Darlington Raceway, visit darlingtonraceway.com.


Celebrating its 75th Anniversary in 2023, the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) is the sanctioning body for the No. 1 form of motorsports in the United States and owner of 16 of the nation’s major motorsports entertainment facilities. NASCAR sanctions races in three national series (NASCAR Cup Series™, NASCAR Xfinity Series™, and NASCAR CRAFTSMAN Truck Series™), four international series (NASCAR Brasil Sprint Race, NASCAR Mexico Series, NASCAR Pinty’s Series (Canada), NASCAR Whelen Euro Series), four regional series (ARCA Menards Series, ARCA Menards Series East & West and the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour) and a local grassroots series (NASCAR Advance Auto Parts Weekly Series). The International Motor Sports Association™ (IMSA®) governs the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship™, the premier U.S. sports car series. NASCAR also owns Motor Racing Network, Racing Electronics, and ONE DAYTONA. Based in Daytona Beach, Florida, with offices in eight cities across North America, NASCAR sanctions more than 1,200 races annually in 12 countries and more than 30 U.S. states. For more information visit www.NASCAR.com and www.IMSA.com, and follow NASCAR on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat (‘NASCAR’).

Source: Darlington Raceway

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