SAVE THE DATE! - September 10, 2016
5th Annual River Trail Bike Ride
Join us and show your support for a healthier lifestyle and safe biking in Des Plaines. This popular and fun 9 mile ride is set for Saturday, September 10th getting underway at 9AM from the beautiful HIstoric Methodist Campground. At the end of the trail ride, riders will be treated to food, entertainment and raffle prizes provided by our generous sponsors.
ORGANIZED BY THE DES PLAINES BIKE & PEDESTRIAN ADVISORY COMMITTEE (DPBPAC) in partnership with SHIFT2GREEN & THE CITY OF DES PLAINES SPECIAL EVENTS COMMISSION (SEC)
Ride Starts and Ends at The Historic Methodist Campground
1250 Joseph Schwab (Campground) Rd. – Des Plaines, IL 60016
September 10th, 2016
9:00am – Register / 10:00am – Ride Starts
Entertainment, Refreshment & Raffle afterwards!
Register Now. Bring the Family. All Ages. No charge. www.dpbpac.org
All riders are required to submit a completed registration form, sign a waiver and wear a helmet to participate. Bike helmets and other bike accessories will be available for purchase in support of future educational activities and events.
Sponsorship opportunities available. This is a community event which attracts over 300 riders, affirming the value that biking and walking - for recreation or transit - has for our community. It’s also a great opportunity to get out as a group to celebrate the out of doors and enjoy the natural landscapes here in Des Plaines along the River Trail. Your sponsorship supports the many benefits of cycling with a cash donation, or donation in kind of food, entertainment or raffle prizes, plus, associates your business with the positive goals of a healthy lifestyle and safe bicycling.
The Des Plaines Bike & Pedestrian Advisory Committee (DPBPAC) is a group of passionate advocates for safe bike and pedestrian access, and helping to get the word out about the health benefits associated with biking and walking.