Bike to the Sea Day, June 12
The 19th annual Bike to the Sea Day ride will be held on Sunday, June 12, 2011 beginning at 9 am. Meet at the Dockside Restaurant, 229 Centre St. in Malden.
A 10 mile family ride will reach Vitale Park in Saugus and an 18 mile adult ride will reach Nahant Beach before returning to Malden (distances are round-trip). Children must be 8 or over, under 16 accompanied by an adult. Helmets must be worn by all. The $25 family of four fee and the $15 individual rider fee also covers T-shirts, pizza and door prizes after the ride back at the Dockside.
Volunteers are needed for registration tables and to serve as marshals out on the course. To volunteer or for a ride registration form, call 781-397-6893 or you may pre-register at Active.com. Riders may also register outside the Dockside on the day of the ride from 8 until 8:30 am.
Bike to the Sea, Inc. is a Malden-based, non-profit organization that works for bicycle safety and safe places to ride. Bike to the Sea's main focus has been the development of the Northern Strand Community Trail, a multi-use trail that will extend from Everett through Malden, Saugus, Revere to the Lynn waterfront. http://www.biketothesea.com
Constructions has begun and several miles of trail will be complete by the end of the summer. Members and volunteers are very much needed as the dream of the Northern Strand becomes a reality.
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