Mayor's Annual Ride (MAR)

  • One Line Drive | Des Moines, IA 50309
  • Presented By: Des Moines Parks & Recreation
  • Dates: April 22, 2023
  • Location: Starts at Principal Park
  • Phone: (515) 237-1386
  • Start/End Time: 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
  • Price: Adults/advance: $35 (before 4/30); $50 on-site/day of; Ages 5-18: $5; Ages 4 & Under: Free
  • Overview

    On Saturday, April 22, join Des Moines Park & Recreation for the 2023 Mayor's Annual Ride! This annual event supports our trails. Mayor Frank Cownie will lead the ride.

    The approx. 20 mile bike ride starts & ends at Principal Park, downtown. Starting from Principal Park - to Gray's Lake to Easter Lake - then back to Principal Park.

    Registration fees for adults includes t-shirt & entry to win a free bike, refreshments at the rest stop along the route, and good company! The registration fees for youth includes refreshments at the rest stop & good company.

    Please register by MARCH 1 to guarantee a t-shirt in your size!

    Packets can be picked up at the Des Moines Parks & Recreation Administration Office, 1551 E. Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway, Monday, April 17 - Thursday, April 20, between 8am - 5pm. Pickup on Friday, April 21 will run 8am - Noon.