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13th Annual Houston Heights Bicycle Rally & Scavenger Hunt, Sunday, October 7, 2018
The rally is open to riders of all ages and designed as a casual, self-paced ride. Entrants can choose between a 20-mile course through the Heights and near-by neighborhoods, or a shorter 5-mile ride designed for kids and their adult companions —OR DO BOTH—starting and finishing at Marmion Park, 18th Street and Heights Boulevard.
At the new Stroller and Bike Parade, strollers, tricycles, bikes with training wheels, wagons, and non-motorized scooters are welcomed. Parents and guardians are encouraged to accompany their children and be part of the parade. Prizes will be awarded to registered participants for the best decorated "vehicle" in each of the five categories - Stroller, Tricycle, Training Wheels, Wagon and Scooter. Participation in the parade is free but registration is required.
After completing the ride, participants can celebrate at Marmion Park for the Post Ride Party and Awards Ceremony with entertainment, fabulous door prizes, and great refreshments including picnic fare, beverages and more!
Entry Fee: (credit cards are accepted)
Before October 4, 5pm CT / Rally Day @ Marmion Park
20-mile Route - $25, Day of ride $30
5-mile Route - $15, Day of ride $20
Parade - Free with registration
8:00 am – Participants in the 20-mile route may start their ride any time after 8:00 am on the day of the event.
2:00 pm – Participants in the 5-mile route may start their ride any time after 2:00 pm on the day of the event.
3:00 pm – Stroller and Bike Parade begins.
3:30 pm – After party begins.
3:30 pm – Deadline for completing the rally.
4:30 pm – Awards Ceremony begins.
Each entrant will be issued a rally map and a scavenger hunt clue list. Locations for water and public restrooms along the route will be noted on the rally map. The clue list describes a sight or object that can be seen along the rally course. The person who finds the most mystery objects will be named the winner.
To be eligible for prizes and awards, entrants must complete the rally no later than 3:30 pm, and submit their completed scavenger hunt clue list at Marmion Park. You must be present to win.
All packet pickup will be at Marmion Park, 18th Street and Heights Boulevard, beginning at 8:00 a.m. on Rally Day.
SAG Service will be provided for riders unable to complete the route. SAG Vehicle drivers will pick up broken down bikes and tired riders and return them to Marmion Park.
THIS IS NOT A RACE – ALL RIDERS MUST WEAR HELMETS.
There is no rain date for this event. Rain or shine, the event goes on as planned. Sorry, no refunds will be made.
The HHA is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization, and proceeds from the Bicycle Rally go directly into the community for beautification, restoration, maintenance and education
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