6th Annual Bike for the Kids

Share the joy of cycling with children of all abilities.

A fundraising event for Easterseals DuPage & Fox Valley

Event Information

Sunday, August 29, 2021 from 6:00am - 4:00pm



Hop on your bike to support Easterseals DuPage & Fox Valley!

Choose your distance, and celebrate at the finish line with refreshments and family-friendly entertainment. Adapted bikes and trailers welcome. All ages and abilities are encouraged to participate. Wheels of all kinds are welcome!

$40 per cyclist early bird pricing until July 30!
$50 after July 30.

Choose your distance*:
12 MILES
25 MILES
56 MILES
100 MILES

Or sign up as a VIRTUAL PARTICIPANT by setting your own route and distance and participating from home or the location of your choice.

Your distance selection is used for planning purposes. You are welcome to switch to a different distance on ride day. *Please note that a slight variance/overage in mileage may apply to some routes. Route is subject to change.

KIDS' RIDE: $15 per person
This is 1/3 mile loop in a closed parking lot. Riders will earn a token for each loop they complete that can be redeemed for kid-friendly prizes. No charge for Easterseals clients and children 12 and under.

All rides start at
Easterseals DuPage & Fox Valley
799 S. McLean Blvd. Elgin, IL

This is a supported ride along rural roads. Sag wagon, roadside help, and rest stops provided on all routes

START TIMES

6:00 AM             Check-in and race day registration opens
6:30 AM             Course Opens: Choose Your Start Time

Suggested start time for 100-mile ride is no later than 7:30AM.
Please consider your pace when determining your start time.

12, 25, and 56 MILE ROUTE CLOSES AT 12:00PM

100 MILE ROUTE CLOSES AT 3:00PM

11:30AM         Food Service & Family Activities and Entertainment

12:30PM         Adapted Bike Presentation

1:00PM           Kid Ride: This is 1/3 mile loop in a closed parking lot. Riders will earn a token for each loop they complete that can be redeemed for kid-friendly prizes. 

EXTRAS
All pre-registered participants will receive a t-shirt 
The day includes refreshments and fun for the whole family. 

HEALTH & SAFETY
The ride will follow all local and CDC mandated health and safety guidelines in effect by August 29, 2021. Post-party activities are subject to change accordingly.

Participants will be required to self-certify that they are not experiencing any Covid symptoms. Anyone who is not fully vaccinated (including children under age 12) will be expected to wear a mask when not on the bike course. 

Post-ride food will be individually portioned. 

SPONSORSHIP
Promote your business to a large, local audience by sponsoring the Bike for the Kids.
Sponsorship levels and benefits start at just $150.
Click here for more info.

PARKING 
Limited parking will be available in the lot of Easterseals DuPage & Fox Valley, Elgin. The lot will be closed from 1 - 1:30 to accommodate the Kids' Ride.

Overflow parking will be available in Parking Lot B of Elgin Community College.

FUNDRAISING
Sign up to fundraise as an individual or team. $100 fundraising goal encouraged.

Contact person:
Susan Bonner
sbonner@eastersealsdfvr.org
630.235.5022

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS:


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Easterseals DuPage & Fox Valley