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Rec Bike Club

Event information

Date: Saturday, September 24, 2022

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Fee: Free!

Age: Ages 16 or older.

Contact: 815-727-8700

Location: Messenger Marsh

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Event details

Enjoy nature while getting a little exercise. Join a group of individuals on a relaxing recreational bike ride on the Spring Creek Bikeway. The ride begins at Messenger Marsh, where we will bike though beautiful forests and prairies. This ride is the second of four Rec Bike Club rides this fall. Other rides are as follows:

Those who participate in all four rides will receive a promotional rechargeable bike taillight.

Event requirements

Registration required by Thursday, Sept. 22: 815-727-8700.


The ride will leave from the parking lot by Messenger Marsh Shelter off South Bell Road.

The route will be approximately 5.5 miles along a crushed limestone surface. Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service to participate in this program should submit a request online no later than 48 hours before the program.