The 4th annual Near South bike racing extravaganza, Biketacular, will take place on Saturday, May 19th , 8am - 5pm. Participants and spectators can meet at Goodhue Boulevard, south of the State Capitol.
Activities will include biking, bike racing, a bike rodeo, bike maintenance, safety stations, face painting, children’s bike races and unicycle demonstrations, among other things. From 10am – noon, kids can enjoy free activites on G St., just north of McPhee Elementary School. Kids can also join the bike decoration parade at Noon.
The Capitol City Criterium pro- and semi-pro racing will feature USA Cycling-sanctioned awards ceremony with medals awarded within six divisions. Adult races will occur 3 separate times between 9am and 3:30pm.
Don’t forget to bring your bikes, helmets, blankets, and lawn chairs for this fun-filled day. And, come out and enjoy food and drink items even if you’re not a bike enthusiast!
We’re still in need of a number of volunteers for this event, so if you’re able to contribute your time, please contact Jon Carlson at 402.441.7224 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you’re a runner, you can also sign up for the Race For The Place 5K run, sponsored by The Gathering Place, starting at 8am. Contact Michael Ryan at 402.476.7398 for more information or to register.