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WHEN

Sat May 11 2019 8:30 AM - 2:30 PM

WHERE

1119 2nd St SE
Cedar Rapids, IA

WHO

Corridor Metropolitan Planning Organization

Description

Tour

Distance - 30.4 miles

Come join the Corridor MPO on their 6th annual bike ride across the Cedar Rapids Metro. This year the guided journey will start in NewBo and head north to Marion’s newest trail the Grant Wood. But first, we will be going to the top of Mt. Trashmore! Spectacular views to be had. From there, riders will enjoy a free lunch in Squaw Creek Park provided by local food trucks. Next, you’ll see the City of Marion’s Uptown Artway project, a converted alleyway stocked with contemporary art. Finally, you’ll make the trip back to Cedar Rapids completing 30 miles roundtrip. One free beer will be provided during the ride and all riders are welcome to stay for the after party at Lion Bridge Brewing. Free lunch and beer provided by the AARP! Please arrive at 8:30 AM for registration and a prompt 9 AM departure. 

Route

Detailed route found here: https://www.plotaroute.com/route/770539?units=miles 

Stops at:
  1. Meet at the free parking lot at the corner of 12th Ave and 2nd St SE in Cedar Rapids. 1119 2nd St SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
  2. To the top of Mt. Trashmore! 948 feet up, you can walk or bike, for the best view in the metro
  3. Sac and Fox Trailhead for short discussion on future Inter-urban trail to Mt. Vernon
  4. FREE Food Truck Lunch in Squaw Creek Park at the Red Cedar Trailhead
  5. FREE Beer (limit one) at Uptown Snug in the heart of Marion - See the Uptown Artway, a repurposed urban alley
  6. Short stop at the future location of the Grant Wood Trail Ext connecting Cedar Rapids and Marion
  7. Finish at Lion Bridge Brewing for after party (beer and food is not free)

Venue

1119 2nd St SE

1119 2nd St SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
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Registration

FREE! Free lunch and beer provided by the AARP! 

Contact

b.whyte@corridorMPO.com

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