Jul
11
Sat
Ride to Remember @ Bluffton Family Recreation
Jul 11 all-day

Bicycle enthusiasts may register for the inaugural Ride to Remember bicycle ride scheduled Saturday, July 11, in Bluffton.  The event offers short bike routes for families interested in biking together all the way to a 100-mile route for experienced riders starting and ending at Bluffton Family Recreation.

Ride to Remember offers a 10-mile loop, a 64-mile loop with cutoffs for 13, 17, 24, 50 and 57 miles and a 100-mile course.  The 10-mile fun loop offers riddles to solve for families participating. There is also a two-mile walk, run, bike loop through Bluffton.

The ride is a fund-raiser for the Bluffton Bike and Pedestrian Pathway Committee. The organization has constructed one Bluffton bike path and is working on additional paths, to eventually encircle the northwestern Ohio village.

Costs for the ride are $20 for individuals ($25 after June 30). Family members ride for $20 for the first member, $15 for the second and $5 for each additional member (add $5 to each after June 30).

Registrations may be mailed to Bluffton Family Recreation, 215 Snider Road, Bluffton, OH 45817. Checks are payable to Bluffton Family Recreation. Persons may also register on-line at www.bfronline.com.  Registration includes a lightweight bag for the first 200 registered riders, snacks at rest stop and finish, roaming repair van and rider pick-up service, pass to Bluffton Community Swimming Pool, shower at BFR and coupon for up to $8 off at Bluffton restaurants.  Sign-in and registration opens at 6 p.m. Routes open at 6:30 a.m. An optional mass start is at 8 a.m. Routes close at 4 p.m.

For additional information, including maps showing the routes, go to www.RideToRemember.net, or see the flyer!