For Immediate Release
April 29, 2021
Contact: Tiffany Hoover
Assistant Recreation Superintendent
Parks and Recreation
Square 2 Square Community Bike Ride Set for Saturday, May 1
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Fayetteville Parks and Recreation, along with Bentonville Parks and Recreation, are excited to announce the return of the Square 2 Square Bike Ride on Saturday, May 1, 2021, presented by Clif Bar Company. The Square 2 Square Bike Ride is the official ride of the Razorback Greenway. The 30-mile fun ride will start at Walker Park in Fayetteville andtravel north along the Razorback Greenway, ending in downtown Bentonville, adjacent to the Bentonville Square. In addition to an in-person event, a virtual ride option is being offered during the month of May, which is National Bike Month. The virtual ride offers the opportunity for participants to complete a 15-mile or 30-mile ride between May 2 and May 31.
Participants of the in-person leisure style ride will start at Walker Park, near the Walker Park Splash Pad, between 7 and 10 a.m., with finisher festivities occurring between 9 am and 2 p.m. at the finish line location in Bentonville. COVID-19 safety protocols will be in place for participants and spectators, which include staggered start times, mask wearing and social distancing.
With nearly 1,500 riders, the Razorback Greenway will be crowded on the day of the ride. Please use caution or avoid the trail during this time.
For information, please visit Fayetteville’s Parks and Recreation Department online at www.fayetteville-ar.gov/square2square, or call 479-444-3463.