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WHEN

Sat Jun 02 2018 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM

WHERE

High Trestle Trail Head
Ankeny, IA

WHO

National Fragile X Foundation, Heartland Chapter - Iowa and South Dakota

Description

Party Ride

Distance - 44 miles or 22 miles if you only ride one way! Your choice. Transportation is up to you.

This is the 3rd year for this ride!

Nancy & Ken Carlson are organizing this charity ride to raise funds and awareness for their son's disability, Fragile X Syndrome.

Nancy is a board member of the parent led National Fragile X Foundation, Heartland Chapter which serves families in Iowa and South Dakota.

This all volunteer group is part of the National Fragile X Foundation's Chapter network . It serves as a resource for professionals and parents. Through fundraisers, educational seminars and charitable donations, the group provides support for advocacy efforts for Fragile X causes and research and provides financial resources for families to access Fragile X clinics, like the University of Iowa's Center for Disabilities and Development in Iowa City.

Fragile X 2017

Route

DUE TO A SECTION OF THE GREENBELT TRAIL CLOSING FOR CONSTRUCTION WE WILL BE RIDING 44 MILES FROM ANKENY TO CLIVE (and back)
This is a 44 mile bicycle ride with all proceeds benefiting The National Fragile X Foundation, Heartland Chapter - Iowa and South Dakota

Registration and packet pickup is 7: 30am-8:30am at the High Trestle Trail Head, next to the Ankeny Fire Station, 120 NW Ash Drive. NEW in 2018! Registration and packet pickup will be available at Mazatlan Mexican Restaurant from 11am-noon. This is for those running the last Dam to Dam or those that just want to do 20 miles!  You can now finish the day on your bike and enjoy the breweries/stops back to Ankeny.  Walk ups are welcome, cash or check please.  Credit and debit cards will not be accepted. This ride is primarily on trails with some limited road riding.  Goodsons in Beaverdale will be open in the morning for those that want to stop in. Then continue to ride to Mazatlan Mexican Restaurant, 9974 Swanson Blvd, Clive for lunch.  We encourage you to stop at 515 Brewing Co at 7700 University Ave in Clive and Goodsons, 2815 Beaver Ave in Des Moines on the return trip.  The ride will end at Firetrucker Brewery, 716 SW 3rd St in Ankeny between 3 and 4pm.  Raffle tickets will also be available.

Venue

High Trestle Trail Head

120 NW Ash Drive
Ankeny, IA 50023
  MAP

Registration

Bike To X Out Fragile X registration

$30 Registration

includes 2 free beers, drink and food specials and a t-shirt, plus just great company!



Contact

kndcarlson@mchsi.com

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