Steam-N-Wheel Bike Race and Fun Ride

Steam-N-Wheel Bike Race and Fun Ride

By Callie Harris, Communications and Media Relations Manager

 

 

 

ABILENE, TX – The City of Abilene’s Recreation Division and the Abilene Bicycling Club will sponsor the 19th annual Steam-N-Wheels Bike Race and Fun Ride Saturday, March 26, 10 a.m. The 2011 Race will be dedicated in memory of Susan Gerred.Entry is $30 and forms are now being accepted from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Community Services office located at 633 Walnut Street . Entries will also be accepted the day of the event from 8 to 9:45 a.m. at the Abilene Zoo Adventure Center entrance in Nelson Park. The first 200 entries receive a free T‑shirt. {{more}} The event will begin and end at Nelson Park. Three distances will be available to choose from. The event offers a 48 mile race/tour course along with 32 mile and 21 mile fun ride courses. Helmets will be required for all participants.The event is open to all ages and participants may race for awards or ride for fun. Awards will be presented to the first three places in each age division for the 48 mile race.Entry forms are available at the City of Abilene ’s Community Services Office and Recreation Centers , area bicycle shops, fitness centers, Dyess Air Force Base Gym and Fitness Center and www.abilenetx.com/Recreation. For more information call the Recreation Division at 325-676-6217 or 325-734-5301.