Bike The Bridges

5 Mile

Event Date

Sun, Jun 8, 2014


Martinez, CA

About This Activity

Gear Up and Ride with Us! 

This ride benefits the 16,700 athletes of Special Olympics Northern CA and is being organized by local law enforcement who are volunteering their time to help raise money for our athletes.  Because of events like Bike the Bridges, Special Olympics Northern CA can provide year-round athletic training and competition to children & adults with intellectual disabilities at no cost to them or their families. 

Riders have the choice of a 25 mile, 100K (62 mile) or Century (100 mile) ride. The rides start and end at Waterfront Park in Martinez, with all courses taking the riders across the scenic Carquinez Bridge and the Benicia-Martinez Bridge.

BONUS RIDE: Are you up for the challenge? Join the 25 Mile Bonus Route and extend your ride to 32 miles (included in your 25 mile registration fee!)

Participants are encouraged to pedal the extra mile and raise additional funds to earn incentive rewards.
Raise a minimum of $300 (includes registration fee) - You'll earn a Dryfit T-shirt.
Raise a minimum of $400 (includes registration fee) - You'll earn a Dryfit t-shirt and Jersey
Raise a minimum of $500 (includes registration fee) - You'll earn a Sponsor An Athlete with Athlete plaque and all the above.
Raise a minimum of $1,000 (includes registration fee) - You'll earn a Dryfit t-shirt, Jersey and shorts
Back by popular demand - Our Beer Garden!
Buy a wristband for $20 and you'll receive a commemorative cup and unlimited tastings. A single cup can be purchased for $5.
Individuals must be at least 21 years of age to enter the garden. I.D. will be checked.


We want to thank our ride sponsors: 

Cycle California, Bay Area News Group, Kinders BBQ, and Law Enforcement Torch Run


Event schedule and times

Please note, all riders under the age of 18 must bring a waiver signed by a parent or guardian in order to participate.

Support personnel and refueling stations will be available along the way as well as a "sag" vehicle driving the routes to assist, support, and encourage cyclists.
A bar-b-que lunch hosted by Kinders BBQ will be provided to all riders. Guest lunch tickets can be purchased in advance for $15 each. Commemorative Bike the Bridges t-shirts are also available. Pre-purchase for a guaranteed size. Wear your shirt with pride, knowing that the funds you and others help raise will support the amazing Special Olympics athletes right in our local communities.

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