Sandhills Open Road Challenge starts Thursday The Sandhills Open Road Challenge is set to begin tomorrow, Thursday, Aug. 8 and run through Saturday, Aug. 10. Tomorrow will feature the Loup 2 Loup open road race at 8:30 a.m. in Halsey. Breakfast will be served at 6:30 a.m., at Halsey Elementary School and lunch at the Halsey Community ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!