Upper Makefield’s Cycling Fundraiser will take place Sunday morning, June 3d 2012 from the lower Crossing Park in PA. This fundraiser is for the volunteer Upper Makefield Fire Company and the Police Benevolent Association.
What: One of three fun rides on the roads or canal path of beautiful Bucks County, PA. The 28-mile Advanced Road Ride will be quite hilly and return from Pidcock Creek Road. The Intermediate Road Ride will encompass 20 miles and return from Street and Buckmanville Roads. Riders on the Canal Path Ride can choose whatever distance they desire from the Park to just below New Hope at the parking lot at the old Odette’s Restaurant and return. Canal Riders should not enter the streets of New Hope.
When: Sunday, June 3rd with the Advanced Road Ride leaving at 8:00am. The Intermediate Ride will leave at 8:15 and the Canal Ride at 8:30am. Riders should be ready to depart 15 minutes before their allotted start times. Rain date is Sunday, June 17th.
Where: Start at Washington Crossing State Park on River Road and one block south of Rt. 532. Riders should park cars on the designated grass area just east of River Road across from the Post Office. Riders should check in at the Sign In Tables on the north side of the grassy area to sign the necessary waivers and obtain a wrist band. Each rider will receive a free T-Shirt commemorating the event.
Registration: Must be completed in advance online at www.colonialclassiccycle.org and will be limited to the first 120 riders. Fees are $30 per rider. Parents with their children will pay for two registrations (one adult and one child or two adults) with no charge for additional family members. The additional children can be registered on the day of the event. Must be at least 16 years of age to participate in the Road Rides. All children must be accompanied by an adult for the Canal Path Ride.
Free food and drinks for participants will be provided following the ride.
The rides are expected to last approximately two hours. Safety personnel will be on the road course and emergency personnel will also be available. A bicycle safety presentation is planned following the rides.
Interested sponsors or donors should contact Officer Harry Vitello at (215) 968-3020.