The Freedom Bike Ride will be back again this year will take place on Sunday, June 26, 2022! From training wheels to triathlon competitors, ALL are welcome at the 6th annual Freedom Bike Ride! This new and improved ride will include three different loop routes, 10 miles, 25 miles, and 50 miles, that will pass though Marion, Cedar Rapids, Robins, Center Point, and Hiawatha. Come join us and enjoy the ride and pit stops along the way!
Registration Information: Pre-registration fee is $40.00 and includes a boxed meal after the ride and $10.00 in Bike Bucks that is good at all Pit Stops along the ride. Same day registration is $45.00 and will begin at 9 AM.
Route Information: The ride will begin and end at Lowe Park in Marion. You will choose from the 25 mile, 50 mile, OR 10 mile loop routes. The 50 mile ride will begin at 9:30 AM, the 25 mile ride at 10:00 AM, and the 10 mile ride will begin at 11:00 AM. Rest stops with restrooms and snacks will be available along the route.
Designated stops at the following locations are encouraged: Dry Creek Brew at 100, Lion Bridge Brewing Company, Parlor City Ice Cream, Pedaler’s Fork, Kickstand, and Almost Famous Popcorn & Ice Cream!
Schedule of Events: Same day registration will begin at 9:00 AM at Lowe Park with the ride starting at 9:30 AM. Boxed lunches will be available for pick up between 2 PM – 4 PM at Lowe Park. Giveaways posted at Lowe Park beginning at 2 PM.
Packet Pickup: Packets can be picked up for the bike ride beginning on June 24th at BankIowa (7045 C Ave NE, Cedar Rapids) during bank hours. Friday, June 24th the bank will remain open until 5:30 PM. Saturday, June 25th the bank will be open from 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Same day packet pickup begins at 9:00 AM at Lowe Park.
Additional Information: Giveaways courtesy of Northtowne Cycling & Fitness. In the case of weather, a refund will not be given. Rest stops will close down at 3 PM.
A SPECIAL THANKS TO THESE SPONSORS FOR MAKING THIS EVENT POSSIBLE: Northtowne Fitness & Cycling, Linn County Conservation, UFG Insurance, Hy-Vee, KCRG, Hawkeye Bicycle Association, Rock 108!