You must be 18 or older and fill out the required waiver and paperwork to participate in the event.
The event will run rain or shine.
Entry fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.
Helmets are required
RD12 organizers reserve the right to disqualify any participant of the event for any reason
Alcohol or illicit drugs are prohibited
Participants must obey all traffic laws
Bike locks and water bottles are suggested
Checkpoint 1: Riverwalk at the Discovery Center
Hosted by Blackhawk Bicycle and Ski Club
Checkpoint 2: YMCA Gazebo
Hosted by I Bike Rockford
Checkpoint 3: Ingersoll Centennial Park
Atwood Park Silent Sports Trail System
Checkpoint 4: Tinker Swiss Cottage
Hosted by Rockford Area Mountain Bike Alliance
Checkpoint 5: Start/Finish Line in the 100 N. Main St. Block Party Area
Hosted by Namaste Studios
Laps and Passports
One lap equals 5 checkpoints (this does not include bonus checkpoints) completed in order and marked on the passport.
A passport is completed by marking 10 full laps.
When a passport is full, turn it in at the start/finish line (checkpoint 5) to receive a new passport.
A passport is only counted as complete if all checkpoints have been visited and verified, this also includes the final lap.
No points will be awarded for a lost passport, return to start/finish line to receive a new passport.
No laps awarded until passport is turned in.
No passport will be accepted after 7:15pm Saturday night, turn them in whether they are complete or not to be counted.
There can only be one member of the team active on the course at a time.
In order to have a passport punched, you must be on your tagged bike. All riders must have wristband on.
Bonus checkpoints are optional (but strongly encouraged)
A completed bonus checkpoint is worth two laps.
Each bonus checkpoint location is autonomous and has created their own prerequisite for marking a bonus passport.
There will be water stations at various establishments around the River District. You will be able to fill your water bottle at these stations.
Ride to Live
Ride to Live