Mankato River Ramble Join us on Sunday, October 9, 2022

Mankato River Ramble Join us on Sunday, October 9, 2022

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$5 – $32

Location

Land of Memories Park

100 Amos Owen Lane

Mankato, MN 56001

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Refund policy

No Refunds

REGISTRATION OPENS JUNE 13TH! The fall fun begins at Land of Memories Park. Be sure to scroll to the end of tickets for T-shirts!

About this event

Join us on Sunday, October 9, 2022, and discover some of Minnesota’s most delightful bicycling. The Mankato River Ramble celebrates the best bike routes, baked goods and live music to be found in Southern Minnesota. Beyond rivers and lakes, waterfalls and award-winning pies; the city now sports one of the largest artworks in the state -- a ten-story-tall silo mural by Guido van Helten that honors Native Americans who have lived here for untold generations.

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Expect live bands and delicious refreshments at all four rest stops and the Land of Memories staging area. The Ramble is fully supported with sag wagons, ride marshals and mechanics.

ONE GREAT RIDE -- THREE SCENIC ROUTES

The 12-mile Minneopa Fall Loop is a mostly traffic-free trail ride to Minneopa State Park where you’ll enjoy a 40-foot-tall waterfall and historic stone and timber shelter.

The 26-mile Pie Run takes you over the river and through the woods on the Red Jacket Trail to the Rapidan Dam Rest Stop. Savor a slice of homemade pie as you stroll over to the dam overlook and an awesome valley view.

The 42-mile Lake Crystal Loop has it all; Minneopa Falls, the best dam pie stop and quiet country roads that lead you to lovely Lake Crystal, then on to the lively rest stop overlooking the Minnemishinona Falls gorge. As you head for home you’ll bike through downtown North Mankato and a view of the magnificent silo mural.

Ride starts at Land of Memories

Check-in between 8 a.m. and 10:15 a.m. (long route riders should be on course by 9:45am, all others must be on route by 10:15am) Riders must finish by 3pm

TAKE A DAYCATION!

Mankato is an easy 77-mile drive from the Twin Cities on scenic Highway 169. Local communities welcome 2,000 riders and volunteers who come to celebrate this handsome harvest-time tour and beautiful fall colors.

RIDE THE RAMBLE and Support Mankato Bicycling Year-round

The Ramble has generated over $100,000 to fund local bicycle events, educational programs and infrastructure. The Greater Mankato Bike & Walk Advocates (Gam-bwah!) produce the ride with the Bicycle Alliance of Minnesota.

Helmets are required: Protect your melon! You only have one.

T-shirts: Mankato River Ramble T-shirts (pictured below) NOTE: Shirts available for purchase day of ride but SAVE $5 BY ORDERING IN ADVANCE!

OUR THANKS TO ORTHO EDGE! Their sponsorship allows us to offer free registration to youth up to age 17. This is virtually unprecedented in the event world.

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