Saturday, June 10, 2017
30th Annual Metropolis Kiwanis Superman Bicycle Ride
Fort Massac Park, 1308 E. 5th St., Metropolis
The Bicycle Ride will be held in conjunction with the 39th annual Superman Celebration in Metropolis, IL. The ride will begin at 8:00 a.m. at Fort Massac State Park (near the trout pond) with a mass start led by Superman. You can view a map of the registration and start location here.
Once again the ride will include 10 mile, 40 mile, and 61 mile routes. The 10 mile route is relatively flat and the 40 and 61 mile routes have challenging hills. A drawing of early registrants will be held prior to the start of the Ride for a bicycle and related accessories (donated by the Kiwanis Club of Metropolis).
The entry fee for adult riders this year will be $30, and will increase to $35 after the early registration cutoff date of May 15th. NEW THIS YEAR: The fee for youth riders (16 and under, must be accompanied by an adult rider) will be $15, but youth riders who do not want a commemorative t-shirt can ride for free. An event t-shirt can be purchased for $15. In addition to online and mail-in registration options, walk in registration will be available the day of the event at Fort Massac State Park between 7 and 8 AM, and on Friday, June 9th at El Tequila Restaurant (across the street from Fort Massac) from 5 to 7 PM. Payment options are: check for mail-in registration (please don’t mail cash); credit card, debit card, or PayPal for online registration; and cash or check in person Friday night and Saturday morning.
For detailed information including three route maps and registration form, visit Website at the bottom of the page. The Bicycle Ride documents are Google Earth files.