Thursday, May 28, 2009

South Capitol Biketacular & the Capital City Criterium

South Capitol Biketacular & the Capital City Criterium!

Saturday, May 30 South of the State Capitol - Goodhue Boulevard

What is biketacular? The perfect way to spend the day!

Kids will enjoy the bike rodeo that includes an inspection, safety training, and skill training. They'll also get to decorate their bikes and ride in a bike parade.

Adults can learn about bike maintenance with experts from local shop Bike Pedalers and they can get tips for safe and efficient bike commuting.

Everyone will enjoy a full day of racing as the Capitol Criterium returns with pro and semi-pro racing.

Bike-related prizes will be given to kids who complete all of the stations and to those who participate in the parade and race in the kids race.

Two lucky kids will win new bikes. 9-11 Adult races 10-2 events at McPhee Elementary. Also:

  • bike maintenance station
  • bike rodeo
  • bike decorating
  • information tables
  • food!

11am Kids' races along Goodhue

12:15 Kids' bike parade

12:45 Mayor Chris Beutler announces prize winners

1-4 Adult races

Bring your bikes, helmets, blankets, and lawn chairs for a full day of fun! Free Parking is available in the State Lot near the Capitol. Enter from 16th St.

For more information about Biketacular (or if you would like to volunteer), email or contact Jon Carlson 402.441.7224 or June Griffin 402.613.2304

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