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Date: April 22, 2017
Event: 2017 Red Balloon Run & Ride benefiting Children’s Medical Center
Bike: 72 miles; 57 miles; 36 miles, 23 miles and 5k
Run/Walk: 1k and 5k
About the Ride: The start and finish of each segment will take place on the northwest side of the Children’s Medical Center at Legacy under Start/Finish structure.
The 5k course and 1k fun run course are designed in and around the Children’s Medical Center Legacy campus in Plano.
Courses will be completely barricaded off and traffic free with support from the Plano Police Department providing the opportunity for a safe and unforgettable experience for runners and walkers and a fun viewing experience for family, friends and co-workers.
The start of the ride will take place on the northeast side of the Children’s Medical Center Plano at the Start structure and travel east to cross Preston and continue north throughout Collin County. The ride will finish back on the Children’s Medical Center Legacy campus.
Rest Stops will be approximately 10 – 15 miles apart; major intersections will be traffic controlled. Riders must obey all traffic laws unless otherwise instructed by Police.
Helmets MUST BE WORN at all times.
Earbuds are NOT allowed on any course.
No Burley type Trailers allowed!
Rides must be at least 12 years old with parent accompaniment to participate in the 23 mile, 36 mile, 57mile and 72 mile routes.
Registration details: Online Registration via www.redballoonevent.org
Contact info: firstname.lastname@example.org
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