FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 31, 2017
Contact: Tiffany Gaulke
Recreation Program Manager
Parks and Recreation Department
Fall Square 2 Square Bike Ride Registration Opens June 1
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Fayetteville Parks and Recreation along with Bentonville Parks and Recreation are excited to announce that registration begins June 1 for the fall Square 2 Square Bike Ride. The fall ride is on Saturday, September 16, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. and is a fun, unique event for all ages and abilities. Square 2 Square is presented by First National Bank of NWA.
The Square 2 Square Bike Ride is a 30-mile fun ride on the Razorback Regional Greenway between Bentonville and Fayetteville. The ride becomes more popular each year and the Greenway allows plenty of space to spread out. The inaugural bike ride in September of 2015 had 723 riders and the recent May 2017 event had 1,514 riders. Event organizers anticipate approximately 1,700 participants for the fifth ride this fall!
Participants must register in advance and will receive a t-shirt, water bottle, and finisher medal. Registration is for adults (ages 14+) is $25 and for youths (ages 9-13) is $15; children under 8 do not need to register. Fees increase by $5 on August 14.
Online registration can be found at www.fayetteville.onlinesignup.org. Event information can be found at www.fayetteville-ar.gov/square2square and at www.bikebentonville.com.