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31st Pumpkin Pie Bicycle Ride

October 02 2022
Ottawa, Illinois, USA
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Distances: 32, 50, 68, 102 miles
Difficulty: Gently rolling terrain with one or two short hills
Limited to: 500 or less Participants

Starved Rock Cycling Association 31st Annual Pumpkin Pie Ride

Sunday, October 3, 2021, Ottawa, Illinois (Rain or Shine)

ONLINE Registration ONLY, $25.00 on or before October 1, Noon

Children 12 and under $5.00

 Participants limited to 400

Absolutely No Day of walk-ins or mail in registrations will be accepted.

See  for details and link to register online.

NO REFUNDS for any reason including cancellation of the ride. In the event of cancellation, all registration fees will be considered a tax deductible donation to Starved Rock Cycling Association, a 501(c)(3) organization. If you ordered an optional T-Shirt, it will be shipped to you regardless.

2021 ROUTES INCLUDE road rides of 32 mi (rest stop at Wallace School approx 16 miles), 50, 68, or 101 miles, (rest stop Sheridan),

light traffic and rolling hills. Routes to be posted on RideWithGPS, check web page for links closer to ride. Routes will also be marked on roads.   Cue sheets and rider number will be provided at registration check-in.

OPTIONAL Commemorative Short Sleeved T-Shirts ordering online closes 9-20-2021. T-Shirt orders will be shipped directly to your address. No T-Shirts will be available for purchase the day of the ride. There is a separate link to order T-Shirts.

REGISTRATION AND START:   Wallace Grade School, 1463 N 33rd Rd, Ottawa, IL 61350 (Rain or Shine) PARKING: School Parking lot only.

Registration opens 6:45 am - 101 mile riders are encouraged to start by 7:15 am.

No day of Registration.

Registration includes Pumpkin Pie, served at Wallace Grade School after the ride, rest stops, water, Gatorade, snacks, bananas and live bluegrass music.

Unfortunately we are unable to accommodate special diets or dietary restrictions – please bring your own nutrition.

Ottawa High School FFA will be selling grilled pork chop sandwiches, brats, chips, pretzels and soda at the Sheridan rest stop for the 50, 68, 101 mile routes, which closes at 2:30 pm. This is a fundraiser for their organization. Please bring cash only, approximately $6. Price NOT included in registration fees

Wallace Grade School: The Grade School closes at 5:00 pm, please be done riding by then.

SAG support may be limited due to COVID guidelines, please bring a mask and have extra tube(s) for your tires and pump to do basic repairs.

SAG support ends for ALL riders at 3:30pm.

ALL riders must check in at registration to receive a rider number which must be displayed at all times during ride.

HELMETS REQUIRED. NO Headphones, all riders must obey the Illinois rules of the road.

To ensure a safe and enjoyable ride experience, we will follow appropriate state and local COVID-19 guidelines and we expect all ride participants to do so as well. SRCA reserves the unconditional right to modify the routes & itinerary, without prior notice, due to weather, flooding, road conditions, lockdowns, or other unpredictable situations. For detailed information, updates, or changes, please visit  or

30th Pumpkin Pie Bicycle Ride

Start Located At: Wallace School , 1463 N 33rd Rd, Ottawa, IL 61350
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