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YO! Just lettin' ya know that this event occurred in the past. So don't go planning your day around this one.

WHEN

Sat Oct 05 2002 7:00 am - 9 :00 am - 1:00 pm

WHERE

800 Corning Ave, Kiwanis Riverview Nature Island
Des Moines, IA

WHO

Kiwanis Riverview Island / Parks Area Foundation

Description

Just Plain Fun

Distance - 45 miles

The Great Riverview Ride Is brought to you by Kiwanis Riverview Nature Island & Parks Area Foundation. All proceeds go to benefit development of Kiwanis Riverview Nature Island for leisure activities and environmental education. The Great Riverview Ride is a forty-five mile round trip scenic bike ride. Check in time is from 7:00 - 9:00 am on 10/05/02. Riders will leave in intervals beginning at Kiwanis Riverview Nature Island, 800 Corning Avenue in Des Moines, Iowa heading west on the Saylorville John “ Pat” Dorrian Recreation bike trail towards Big Creek Park enjoying a variety of terrain and beautiful scenery. Rugged hills and picturesque valleys are found in the upper segments. Below Saylorville Dam, a gently sloping grade winds beneath towering trees and past scenic vistas of the Des Moines River Valley. Enjoy the sights of Autumns Vibrant patchwork quilt of colors, native grasses and wild flowers and the sounds of song birds, crickets, and possible sightings of deer, and other wildlife on the trail. Refreshments, First- Aid and Water stations at strategic locations along the trail for your convenience. Modern Restroom Facilities located at Cottonwood Recreation Area, Saylorville Visitors Center, Cherry Glen Recreation area, Sand Piper Recreation area and Big Creek State Park. The Great Riverview Ride finishes where it all began at Kiwanis Riverview Nature Island for an afternoon of food, fun and entertainment.

Route

Ride begins at Kiwanis Riverview Nature Island, 800 Corning Avenue in Des Moines, Iowa heading west on the Saylorville John “ Pat” Dorrian Recreation bike trail towards Big Creek Park Beach enjoying a variety of terrain and beautiful scenery. Rugged hills and picturesque valleys are found in the upper segments. Below Saylorville Dam, a gently sloping grade winds beneath towering trees and past scenic vistas of the Des Moines River Valley.

Venue

800 Corning Ave, Kiwanis Riverview Nature Island

800 Corning Ave - Riverview Nature Island
Des Moines, IA 50316
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Registration

Great Riverview Ride / Saturday October 5th 2002 Registration Form Please call or fax to get registration form Phone 245-7800 Fax 245-7803 Send completed form and check / money order only to Attention: Great Riverview Ride Iowa Comprehensive Human Service 1111 9 St Suite 180 Des Moines, Iowa 50314 Full entry fee includes T-shirt + Marked route & ride map + Food & Entertainment after the ride No Alcohol allowed *Registration must be Postmarked by September 15th 2002 to receive advance fee discount & t-shirts. Shirts will not be available for day of ride if postmarked after September 15th 2002. (Late registers can pick shirts up on 10/30/2002 at Hiland Park Hardware 3613 6th Ave ) Please feel free to make copies of registration form for personal use. Incomplete or unsigned registration forms will not be honored No Refunds available

Contact

GRRbikeride@aol.com

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