9th Moonlight Bike Ride - Saturday, August 18 - Benefiting Discovery Center
Saturday, August 18, 2012 Discovery Center will host the 9th Annual Moonlight Bike Ride. This event has become one of the most popular summer time events. The fun begins with the pre-party/registration beginning at 7:00pm in the parking lot of Discovery Center. The party will feature music by The Third Degree, rootbeer floats from Springfield Brewing Company, an a bike obstacle challenge for all ages. Be sure to sign up for the Costume Contest. Prizes will be awarded in youth, adult and team categories. The "New Moon" traveling team trophy will be awarded to the team with the largest number of participants. At 8:30pm, families can enjoy a leisurely 7-mile bike ride or make it longer and go 14 miles through the streets of Springfield. New 4 mile route added for those younger ones. Download the map. Afterwards, the riders are invited to enjoy Village Inn pancakes!
New this Year - Earlier Start Time
7:00-8:15pm - On-site registration & party in the parking lot!
8:30pm - Ride Begins!
Early Bird Giveaways!
First 100 participants without a headlight will receive a FREE light courtesy of Sunshine Bike Shop. First 200 registrants get a FREE T-shirt!
Cost & Registration
Pre-registration: Before August 17, 2012
$20 adult (age 16+)
$15 youth (age 3-15)
On-site Registration Day of the Ride, August 18, 2012
$25 adult (age 16+)
$20 youth (age 3-15)
Mail: registrations to Discovery Center of Springfield, 438 E. St. Louis St. Springfield, MO 65806
Phone: 417-862-9910 Ext 706
Online: www.active.com - If not a member of Active.com additional registration fee
On-site: During business hours at Guest Services or Night of the Ride
All night riders must use a working headlight and reflectors. Headlights are required. Helmets are mandatory for this ride, and the use of reflective clothing is recommended. All bicycle traffic laws must be observed.