Join the Friends of the River Bend Trail on Aug. 25 for a beautiful bike ride on the scenic River Bend Trail along the Wisconsin River including Council Grounds State Park and the streets of Merrill. Participants have a choice of two bike courses, either 5 mile or 12 mile. Course includes an opportunity to stop and visit the Lincoln County Humane Society, Merrill Historical Society, and for those who chose the longer course, Council Grounds State Park. Check-in begins at 9 a.m. and the ride starts at 10 a.m. This self-guided course will be open until 1 p.m. Both courses will start and end at the Agra Pavilion – Rotary Park at 400 S. Park St., Merrill. The event will be held rain or shine.
The event is designed to be budget-friendly for families while raising funds for the trail. The cost for the ride is $15 per person or $30 per family. If you have a membership as a Friend of the River Bend Trail there is a discounted registration fee of $10 per person. Participants will be guaranteed a drawstring backpack if registered by Friday, Aug. 1.
Prizes, refreshments, snacks and lunch will be available with registration. All proceeds support the construction of the Agra Pavilion.
You can find a copy of the event registration form at http://www.riverbendtrail.org , online registration is available at the Merrill Area Chamber of Commerce website http://www.merrillchamber.org/events/ For more information visit on the River Bend Trail Facebook page or contact Shelley Hersil, email@example.com or 715-539-1360.