Ride to Recharge

The 7th Annual Ride/Stride to Recharge, scheduled for Saturday, May 16, 2015 has been cancelled.

4, 10, and 20 Mile Routes: Enjoy Chicago’s Beautiful Lakefront

2014 Riders at the start line.  © E.J. Rublev

2014 Riders © E.J. Rublev

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.



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


Click here.

Check out this year’s 4, 10 and 20-mile cycling routes and turnarounds here.
Click here to see all the ride and walk routes on one combined map.

Adult Waiver
Student Waiver