2017 Folks on Spokes ~ On September 17, 2017. from 7:00 AM to 2:00 PM EDT. Located at Fowler Field 1 Shipyard Lane Milford, Connecticut 06460. Bike, run or walk the beautiful south central Connecticut shoreline to help the one in four people affected by mental health or substance abuse issues.
2017 Folks on Spokes ~ Milford, CT
Event: On September 17, 2017. from 7:00 AM to 2:00 PM EDT. Located at Fowler Field 1 Shipyard Lane Milford, Connecticut 06460
Join us for Folks on Spokes Ride and the Walk for Suicide Awareness to raise awareness, funds, promote mental wellness, and show support for people on their road to recovery from the challenges of a mental illness or addiction.
Cyclists of all levels enjoy the scenic, mapped routes around the Connecticut shoreline. Distances are 20, 40, 50 & 66-mile (Metric Century) or a 5 or 10 Mile Family Fun Ride. The six rest stops along the route offer water, fruit and snack bars. Restroom facilities are also available at several points along the ride.
All riders must wear a bicycle helmet and follow safe cycling practices throughout their ride.
The walking route is 3.1 miles along the Milford shoreline, from the harbor to Fort Trumbull Point and return. There is a rest stop at Fort Trumbull Point where walkers can take time to reflect on and honor the lives of those lost to suicide.
Teams welcome! Lunch and music provided from 11 -1.
Below are the registration fees based on date and event segment.
Adult Early Bird Registration
June 1 - July 31
- Folks on Spokes Ride: $35
- Suicide Awareness Walk: $20
Adult Advance Registration
August 1 - September 15 at 9:00am
- Folks on Spokes Ride: $40
- Suicide Awareness Walk: $25
Adult On-Site Registration
Day of Event
- Folks on Spokes Ride: $45
- Suicide Awareness Walk: $30
Youth Registration* (ages 5 to 17)
- Ride and Walk $15
- Children* 4 and under Free
*Must be accompanied by a registered adult.
Registration includes official event T-shirt for pre-registered by August 31. Shirts available on a first come, first serve basis for all registered after August 31. All shirts are Adult sizes. Sorry no Youth sizes.
Online Registration Closes on
Friday, September 15, 2017 at 9:00 am
You may download and print a registration form and mail or drop off at Bridges with your payment (cash or check) by 4:00 pm, Thursday, September 14, 2017.
Registration link at: http://www.bridgesct.org/website/publish/newsroom/eventsDetail.php?Regis...