Pedal for Preservation 2013
Saturday, June 15, 2013 from 8:30 AM to 1:30 PM (EDT)
Chester, United States
Join us on the Columbia Trail. Families, recreational riders and avid cyclers can enjoy this shaded rail trail ride through picturesque small towns in Morris and Hunterdon counties. This acclaimed off-road trail traverses forest, farms, and parklands alongside the South Branch of the Raritan River.
All proceeds benefit The Land Conservancy of New Jersey which works to preserve and protect natural land and water resources -- just like the ones you’ll be enjoying!
Ride will begin and end at:
West Morris Central High School
259 Bartley Road
Chester, NJ 07930
- Complimentary bike checks
- SAG mechanical support
- Light breakfast
- Well stocked rest stops
- Goody bag
- T-shirt (first 300 registered)
- Door prizes
- Admission to the Finish Festival featuring delicious lunch, live entertainment & family friendly activities
9:00am 28-mile ride begins
10:00am 14-mile ride begins
11:00am 7-mile ride begins
11:30am - 1:30pm Finish Festival featuring live entertainment, delicious lunch & family activities
12:00pm Announcements & door prize drawing
This event is designed for participants of all biking abilities, 3 routes are available:
28 mile route: This tour takes riders the entire length of the trail from Washington Township in Morris County to High Bridge in Hunterdon county and back. 3 rest stops
14 mile route: This tour takes riders from Washington Township in Morris County to the town of Califon and back. 2 rest stops
7 mile route: An excellent choice for families with younger riders. This route turns around in Long Valley near the Cycle Craft bike shop. 1 rest stop
If you find yourself with extra energy or too pooped to pedal you can make your ride as short or long as you like by turning around at a safe spot along the route.
*** Please Note:
An adult parent or guardian must accompany each rider younger than 18.
No trikes or training wheeled bicycles allowed.
Helmets are required.
All fees and donations are non-refundable.
The ride will be held rain or shine.