Register for the 2018 Mayor’s Annual Ride and Run and you will be supporting the construction of Des Moines River Trail – Phase 2. This phase of the trail will connect Cownie Baseball Complex to Easter Lake Park.
The event will be held Saturday, April 21 with the 5K run/walk starting at 9 a.m. followed by the 23-mile bike ride starting at 10 a.m. New this year, participants can enjoy a kickoff celebration from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. with breakfast and refreshments at the starting line for both events, the Richard A. Clark Municipal Center, located at 1551 East MLK, Jr. Parkway.
Registration fees are $30.00 per adult before April 21 and $40.00 on site the day of the event. Children’s fees are $5 for those ages 5 - 18 years, and children 4 and younger are free. For an additional $5, participants can enter both events. Signup online at dmparks.org and help sustain one of Des Moines’ most popular and treasured amenities, the trail system.
Registered participants are eligible to win a Momentum bike, valued at $620.
Special thanks to our sponsors Bike World and Fleet Feet Sports.