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The Salvation Army River Ride - Day of Ride Image

The Salvation Army River Ride - Day of Ride


Mount St. Mary Park,
Prairie Street, East of Rt. 31, St. Charles, IL 60174


57 Mile Riders – Check-in 6:30 a.m.  Ride begins at 7:30 a.m.

26.3 Mile Riders – Check-in at 7:30 a.m.  Ride begins at 8:30 a.m.

14.1 Mile Riders – Check-in at 8:30 a.m.  Ride begins at 9:30 a.m.


The morning of the River Ride begins with delicious coffee, conversation with fellow Riders and brief announcements. At check-in, each Rider will receive their Ride bag containing a detailed route map, assorted goodies, and a free t-shirt. Additional River Ride t-shirts are available for purchase on day of event.

Tire checks and general maintenance are available on-site and bike corrals are provided.

After crossing the finish line, Riders are encouraged to get their photos taken before enjoying a delicious meal, included with registration. Family and friends are welcome to join us to cheer Riders on.

Free event parking is available in the St. Charles City lots and garage.

All riders must wear a helmet and obey vehicular laws. The ride will go on rain or shine.


The River Ride offers well-stocked Rest Stops with restrooms along each route.

Water, fruit, cookies, Gatorade, granola, energy bars and a variety of other refreshments are available to Riders.


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