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The Round Rock Parks and Recreation Department will host the 8th Annual Night Rider Family Bike Ride on Saturday, August 15 starting at dark at the Rabb House which is adjacent to the Play for All Park. Night Rider is a unique and exciting organized GLOW bike ride utilizing the Brushy Creek Regional Trail System. Cyclists can ride up to 6 miles and ride at their own safe pace with support along the courses. Riders will enjoy the surprise lighting FX and glowing fun on the route provided by Interactive Entertainment Systems.
Glow-in-the-dark bike gear and flashing lights are encouraged. Per event rules, bike helmets, a front bicycle light and rear reflector or bicycle light are required. The following bicycle types will be allowed on the course: Single Bicycle, Single Bicycle with Child in Tow, Tandem Bicycle. The following bicycle types are NOT ALLOWED on the course: Bicycle with Training Wheels, Tricycles. Due to the safety of the cyclists and your family pet, please leave your dog at home.
Late registration and packet pick up will begin Saturday, August 15 at 8:30 p.m. with bike riders taking off at dark. Activities are planned when the bike riders return featuring fun for the entire family at the Rabb House!
Cost is $10 per rider early registration ending at 5pm on Friday, August 14. $15 per rider on the day of the event. Register online now HERE or register over the phone by calling (512) 218-5540 Monday thru Friday 8am to 5pm.
About the ride:
The Night Rider Family Bike Ride is a non-competitive family bike ride and block party at night through Round Rock’s trail system. Night Rider is a unique, exciting ride and party. It is not a race! Bicyclists will be allowed to ride at their own safe pace. Police support and volunteers will be along the route. Riders will enjoy the surprise lighting FX and glowing fun on the route provided by Interactive Entertainment Systems.
The ride will start and finish at the Rabb House located next to the Play for All Park.
Helmet checks will be done courtesy of area bike shops. For safety and per event rules, bike helmets, a front bicycle light and rear reflector or bicycle light are required.
Additional glowing fun:
Join us before the ride for bike checks and music. Ride through the lights and then enjoy refreshments at the Rabb House!
Each paid participant will receive a t-shirt and glow gear. Shirt sizes available are: Youth Medium, Youth Large, Adult Small, Adult Medium, Adult Large, Adult X-Large, Adult XX-Large.
Packets will be available for pick up at:
Parks and Recreation Department
301 W. Bagdad, Suite 250, Round Rock, 78664
Friday, August 14, 8:00am-5:00pm
Play for All Abilities Park/Rabb House
151 N A.W. Grimes Blvd., Round Rock, 78664
Saturday, August 15, 7:30-8:45pm
Packets will not be mailed.
**Night Rider Safety Protocols (As of August 4th)
-We ask that all participants wear a mask and respect social distancing during the event. This includes, packet pick up, bike safety check, staging and hanging out. Please bring your own filled water bottle with you, we will have a fill up stations if you need more water. Masks are optional while biking.
-We will have hand sanitizing stations available at the start of the course.
-This year, we will have a staggered start approximately every 2-5 minutes.
-While on the course, we encourage families to maintain their distance between other groups. There will be no stopping on the course, unless it is due to safety (broken bike, first aid). Should this occur, please pull off the trail and wait while one of our team members responds.
**Additional guidelines may be implemented to ensure a safe experience for all participants depending on city, state and CDC recommendations and guidelines at the time of the event.