MARR 2017 Bike Route

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MARR 2017 Run Route

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Mayor's Annual Ride & Run for Trails
 

Saturday, April 15, 2017
Run at 9:00 a.m. / Ride at 10:00 a.m.

1551 E. Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway

For more information call
(515) 248-6314 or email us

 

Des Moines Parks and Recreation, The Des Moines Register, Bike World, and Fleet Feet Sports present the Mayor’s Annual Ride and Run for Trails. This year the proceeds from the event will go towards area trail improvement.

Bicyclists
Mayor's Annual Ride and Run 2017

On April 15th, join the Des Moines Park and Recreation Department for the 2017 Mayor’s Annual Ride and Run for Trails (MARR). RAGBRAI, FLEET FEET SPORT, BIKE WORLD, and The Des Moines Register, will co-sponsor the event, and Mayor T. M. Franklin Cownie will lead the ride assisted by The Register’s own Dream Team.  In addition to the ride, the Park and Recreation Department will once again offer a 5k run/walk to the day’s events.  Proceeds for both events will go towards area trail improvement.

This year’s MARR festivities will include a post-ride meal and entertainment at The Hub Spot and a drawing for a "Momentum" brand bike, valued at $620 and donated by Bike World.

Mayors Bike Ride Meal

  • Grilled Turkey Dog
  • Pasta Salad
  • Chips
  • Fresh Fruit
  • Chocolate Milk 2%

This year’s ride will consist of one approximately 23 mile route.

HELMETS ARE REQUIRED FOR ALL RIDERS!

Children must be accompanied by an adult!

Bicyclists
Registration Information

REGISTRATION FEES FOR RIDE OR RUN/WALK:

Over 18 years - $30 per adult before April 15 and $40 per Adult on the day of the event.  Registration includes:  refreshments, sag support, entry into the drawing, $20 Bike World coupon, and a repair van. 

Ages 5-18 - $5

Children less than 5 years old - FREE

REGISTRATION FOR RIDE/RUN COMBO - Additional $5

REGISTRATION PROCEDURES:

REGISTER ONLINE

Registration completed before April 2 is guaranteed to include a t-shirt, refreshments at the rest stop, post-ride meal at The Hub Spot, sag support, and the repair van.

Packet Pick up: Packets will be available the week of April 10-14 at 1551 E. Martin Luther King Jr. PKWY from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

On-Site Registration:  Saturday, April 15 from 7:00 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. at 1551 E. Martin Luther King Jr. PKWY.

Bicyclists
Drawing Information

Each participant will be entered into a drawing for a $620 "Momentum" bike, donated by Bike World. The drawing will take place at 1pm, Saturday 4/15 at The Hub Spot (215 Water St, Des Moines, IA 50309). Participants do not have to be present to win.


Partnership

We would like to give a special Thank you to our partners that help make this event successful:



Bike World Coupon

All adult participants receive a $20 Bike World coupon and are automatically entered into a drawing to win a Momentum brand bike valued at $620, donated by Bike World.

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