Ride to Recharge
4, 10, and 20 Mile Routes: Enjoy Chicago’s Beautiful Lakefront
4 Mile Route
Designed for youth, this route is perfect for young ones. The course goes past Buckingham Fountain and turns around just beyond the Museum Campus.
10 Mile Route
Leisurely riders will glide along this route with the picturesque lakefront as a backdrop. The turn around point is at Burnham Park.
20 Mile Route
Cyclists will bike past Burnham Park, turn around at the South Shore Cultural Center, and enjoy the breathtaking views of Chicago’s skyline on their return journey.
LOCATION: North end of Grant Park – Randolph and Lakefront Path
The site is accessible via CTA:
1) Red Line – Monroe/State
2) Brown/Purple/Green/Pink/Orange Line – Madison/Wabash
3) Blue Line – Monroe/Dearborn
The most direct route is to walk east on Monroe and then north on the lakefront path until you arrive at DuSable Harbor. The walk is about 15 – 20 minutes.
2015 – TBD
Registration fee for all riders (except children under 5 and virtual riders): $30
Adults (over 18): $200
Accompanying Parent /Guardian (school teams only): $60
High School: $60
Student (6-12 yrs. old): $35
Children (0-5 yrs. old) and virtual riders: $0
Check out the 2014 route and turnarounds here.