The Bull Ride - Charity Bicycle Event
April 27th, 2015
Come join us as we cycle through the beautiful country-side of the Coosa Valley. This bike ride will begin at the Etowah County Fairgrounds and take you through two of Alabama's most scenic counties.
Your registration fee covers rider support (mechanical and medical) along with rest stops, water and refreshments along each route. A post-ride meal will also be provided at the finish line.
The ride starts at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 9, 2015. Registration will open at 6:30 a.m. the day of the event and close at 7:45 a.m.
Pre-registration is $25. Anyone can sign up by downloading a registration form at www.etowahsheriffscharities.com or visit www.active.com or www.runsignup.com and search for "The Bull Ride" Cycling Event - Etowah Sheriff's Charities. Registration is $30 day of the event. Forms should be completed , along with registration fee, and mailed to Etowah Sheriff's Charities, 827 Forrest Avenue, Gadsden, Alabama 35901.
It is recommended that all participants check the weather and wear appropriate clothing for conditions as the ride will go on, rain or shine.
Helmets are required by all riders. For safety of all riders, no music devices will be allowed (i.e. iPods, mp3s, etc.).
Early packet pick up will be held on Friday, May 8, 2015, at the Etowah County Sheriff's Office from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Friday evening at the Etowah County Fairgrounds.
Routes can be found at www.ridewithgps.com and search for "Etowah County Sheriff's Rodeo Bicycle Ride".
All participants will receive a custom belt buckle finishers medal and free ticket to Friday night's rodeo. The Etowah County Sheriff's Mounted Unit Rodeo will be held Friday and Saturday night, May 8-9, 2015, at the Etowah County Fairgrounds. The rodeo begins at 8:00 p.m. nightly.
All proceeds from this event will benefit Operation Christmas Cheer. Operation Christmas Cheer provides Christmas to more than 25 children in need in Etowah County.