2013 Mayor's Bike Ride

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2013 MAYOR'S BIKE RIDE PARTNERS WITH THE KROC CENTER TO RAISE AWARENESS OF GRAND RAPIDS BIKE TRAIL SYSTEM

The Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center, Alger Bikes, Grand Rapids Parks & Recreation, The Spoke Folks, and the Greater Grand Rapids Bicycle Coalition join Grand Rapids Mayor George K. Heartwell for the 2013 Mayors Bike Ride on Tuesday, May 21, 2013.

The purpose of this free family friendly event is to introduce the average bike riders to the Grand Rapids bike trail system. The event will start at the Kroc Center and then move to the trailhead of Plaster Creek Trails which is directly connected to the Kroc Center property. The ride distance options are 2 miles or 6 miles for the trail rides and new this year, a 24 mile road ride to Millennium Park led by Alger Bikes.

What: Free event at Plaster Creek Trail to introduce and encourage all levels of biker riders to utilize the Grand Rapids, MI bike trail system.

When: Tuesday, May 21 at 6:30 p.m.

Where: The Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center
2500 S. Division Avenue, Grand Rapids, MI 49507

Special
Features: Participants are required to wear a properly fitted helmet. All ages and experience levels welcome. All routes are round-trip on paved surfaces. All riders will receive a Buy-One-Get-One day pass admission to the Kroc Center. Mascot from the Kroc Center will be in attendance.

Quote: "I'm so happy to have citizens join me for our 5th annual Mayor's Bike Ride. We ride for health. We ride for companionship," said George Heartwell, mayor of Grand Rapids, MI. "The Salvation Army Kroc Center is a wonderful partner in this event."

Courtesy: Kroc Center

 

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