Tuesday, September 19th, 2017

Little River Cycling Festival, September 26

Posted: Friday, August 28, 2015

Huntington will celebrate with bicycle enthusiasts by holding the Little River Cycling Festival for 2015. The festival is sponsored by Spokesmen Cycling and will be held on Saturday, September 26. Start time for the event is 10 a.m.

The cycling festival will have a 17-mile family route, 30-mile endurance route and a 60-mile challenge route. There will be a post event festival that will include food for all participants. SAG and support is provided.

The 17-mile route is an enjoyable, scenic, fairly flat course that travels around northeastern Huntington County. This route is designed for families and fitness enthusiasts looking to spend the morning on a bicycle enjoying the fall countryside. The 30-mile route is an enjoyable, scenic, rolling course that travels around northeastern Huntington, including the charming city of Roanoke. This route is designed for fitness and cycling enthusiasts looking for a challenging ride while enjoying the fall countryside. The 60-mile route is an enjoyable, challenging course that travels through Wabash and Huntington Counties. During the 60-mile ride cyclists will face some of the most challenging climbs in Northern Indiana. Included in this route are the Roush Lake Reservoir, Salamonie State Forest, and world famous Maple Grove Hill.

According to the flyer received by the Chamber of Commerce, “What better way to end the summer, start the fall or enjoy the sport of cycling than to spend the day riding along the Little River in Huntington on a beautiful Autumn Day?”

The registration fee is $30 which includes lunch, provided by Ari’s Gyros or Johnny’s Drive-In, SAG stops, vendor booths and special pricing on all Spokesmen Cycling inventory. Online registrations can be found at www.bikereg.com/little-river-cycling-festival. T-shirts are available for $8. You can print a copy of the map by clicking http://huntingtoncountychamber.com/files/f94b71a882553431f9ecc1cb49daec59.pdf