Pedal to the Medal Special Olympics ride
Registration is now open for the inaugural Pedal to the Medal ride to benefit Special Olympics Nevada, a local non-profit organization that provides free athletic training and opportunities to compete to people with developmental disabilities. This ride will benefit the 4,000 athletes who participate in Special Olympics Nevada programs.
The ride will be for both beginning and advanced cyclists with a 25 or a 50 mile route. Packet pickup begins at 6 a.m. with the 50 mile race starting at 7:00 a.m. and the 25 mile race at 8:30 a.m. Local newscaster Nina Radetich will emcee the event.
During the ride there will be a Bike Safety Rodeo starting at 9 a.m. to teach both parents and their children how to prevent a bicycle accident when riding on the road. Anyone is welcome to attend the Safety Rodeo, and free youth bike helmets will be given out (while supplies last).
When: Saturday, Sept. 18, 2010
THIS EVENT HAS PASSED
Where: West Career and Technology Academy, 11945 W. Charleston Blvd
Age limit: All ages
Event posted Sept. 9, 2010
Last updated Sept. 9, 2010