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Henderson Hosts One Wicked and Wacky Ride with Crazy Spokes
Event features 30-mile ride through Three Sisters of River Mountains Loop Trail

October 10, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE

PLEASE CONTACT NICOLE JOHNSON, (702) 267-2110

The city of Henderson hosts Crazy Spokes, the community’s newest cycling adventure, this weekend.

 

WHAT: Crazy Spokes

 

WHEN: Saturday, October 12
7:30 a.m., 30-Mile Ride
10 a.m.-2 p.m., Family Festival
11:30 a.m., Bike Parade

 

WHERE: Mission Hills Park, 551 E. Mission Dr.

 

WHY: Crazy Spokes challenges cyclists to conquer the Three Sisters of the world-famous River Mountains Loop Trail, a wicked ride only few have mastered, as part of a 30-mile organized bike ride.

 

The event features a family festival, complete with entertainment; bounce houses; bike & helmet decoration station; big wheel races; and cupcake eating contest. Crazy Spokes also includes a lights and sirens bike parade with Mayor Hafen and the Henderson Police Department, where participants are encouraged to decorate their bike and wear costumes for a chance at prizes.

 

Registration for the 30-mile ride is $15. The public may sign up for the ride on Active.com. People interested in the bike parade may sign up for $1 per entry (Activity Code 683002-58), which gives them access to the arts and crafts at the decoration station to customize their bike and helmet.

 

Online registration for both the 30-mile ride and bike parade closes Friday, October 11 at 4 p.m. People may register for either activity the day of the event at Mission Hills Park at 6 a.m. Cash will only be accepted on Saturday, October 12.   

 

For more information or a schedule of events, visit BikeHenderson.org or call the city of Henderson Parks and Recreation Department at (702) 267-4000. Find us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

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