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Saturday October 28, 2023 Directions


Fenner Ride: 42 Mile Ride

7:50AM CDT - 4:00PM CDT

Fenner Ride: 62 Mile Ride

7:40AM CDT - 4:00PM CDT

Ride Website

Additional Ride information can be found at


Clyde L. Gracey Community Center
5629 Byrom Street
Milton, FL US 32570


Saturday, October 28, 2023
Clyde L. Gracey Community Center
7:30 A.M.

October is a great time to get outside, enjoy the cooler temperatures, reconnect with nature, and enjoy all that life has to offer. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwest Florida and the West Florida Wheelmen present the annual Fenner Ride on Saturday, October 28, 2023. All proceeds benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwest Florida.

Fenner Ride 2023 Information:

Registration will be open until October 27th! 
Make sure when registering to select the correct mileage you want to participate in 18-mile family fun, 42, 62, or 100-mile century ride!
Registration includes: event giveaways, fully supported rest stops, limited sag support, a post-ride meal, great prize opportunities, and a t-shirt for all participants. 
Day-of-ride registration begins at 6:30 A.M. This year there will be a staggered start. 100 mi riders begin at 7:30 A.M., 62 mi riders begin at 7:40 A.M., 42 mi riders begin at 7:50 A.M., and all other riders at 8 A.M.

Packet Pick-Up Information:
Packet pick-up will be at the home of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwest Florida located at 1320 Creighton, Pensacola, FL 32504. Packet pick-up is on Friday, October 27th from 10 AM- 6 PM. 
This will be a drive-thru pick-up. Please do not exit your vehicle. As you enter our parking lot, you will veer to the right and circle the building. Stop at the open garage doors to get your items. As you exit, please be cautious as it is a tight turn to not hit the building. You may also register and pick up your packet on the morning of the ride starting at 6:30 am.

What is Fenner Ride?
A bike ride takes cyclists from the historic city of Milton, all the way to the woodlands of the Blackwater Forest, and back again. Along the way, the winding course gives a unique chance to experience Northwest Florida’s native wildlife, natural environments, and beautiful scenery. 

This cycling event is dedicated to the memory of Fenner McConnell and Matt Wantz. Both men were avid cyclists and former members of the West Florida Wheelmen. Dr. Fenner McConnell, a medical examiner for a four-county district in the Panhandle, was killed in 1998 by a hit-and-run driver as he rode his bicycle across the Bob Sikes Bridge, which connects Pensacola to Santa Rosa Island. Matt was tragically killed while working in a local bike shop. 

Please contact Paula Shell, or call 850-433-5437.

Ride Contact Info

If you have any questions about this Ride, click the button below.

Big thanks to our 2023 Grub Sponsor!

Thank you Susan Bastajian, Realtor- KW Gulf Coast for your support. We appreciate you!


In Need of Somewhere to Stay?

Stay with Red Roof Inn! 2672 Avalon Blvd, Milton, FL 32583 
Mention Big Brothers Big Sisters for 15% off! Or use code BBBS when booking online. 


Clyde L. Gracey Community Center
5629 Byrom Street
Milton, FL US 32570

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