‘Cycle the Greenway’ rolls out on June 7
"Cycle the Greenway," the Wolf River Conservancy's annual bicycle ride, will be held on 7 a.m.-2 p.m. June 7 .
Event parking and the bike ride's start will be at Walnut Grove Road and Humphreys Boulevard in the Boyle parking lot. Registration is $45, and walk-in registration will be available at the event.
There will be three distances available of 27, 38 and 56 miles for all skill levels; including SAG (support and gear) stops where cyclists can re-hydrate and preform bike maintenance. A T-shirt, water bottle, eco-friendly tote bag and lunch will be provided to each participant. Current registrants can pick up T-shirts after the event.
The schedule of events is as follows:
- 6:30 a.m., check-in and walk-up registration begins
- 7:30 a.m., ride begins for all three race distances
- 8:30-11:30 a.m., bike decorating and crafts for children
- 9 a.m.-11 a.m., Family Eco Ride (shorter distance with fun and educational stops along the Wolf River)
- 10:45 a.m., lunch served
Registration for the Family Eco Ride is $35 per family, and walk-up registration will be available at the event. Family event participants can purchase T-shirts on the day of the event. For more information or registration for the Family Fun Ride, call (901) 452-6500.
The Memphis Orthopaedic Group is presenting this year's event, with additional sponsorship by Outdoors Inc., Memphis Hightailers Club, Paulsen Printing, Big River Engineering and Manufacturing, and Holiday Deli and Ham Co.
To register or obtain more information, go to the web site.