Maywood Earth Ride

Other, Century, Half Century, Half Marathon, 5 Mile

Event Date

Sat, Sep 20, 2014


Sheboygan, WI

About This Activity

The Maywood Earth Ride provides six scenic route options through Sheboygan County and the northern Kettle Moraine State Forest. All routes begin and end at Maywood in Sheboygan. Participants enjoy a goodie bag, continental breakfast, rest stops with snacks and sport beverages, SAG support along the route, and lunch upon returning to the park. Overnight camping is available for $5/person.

Event schedule and times

Packet Pick-up: Friday, September 19 1-7pm OR Saturday, September 20 starting at 6:30am

Rain or Shine: The ride runs rain or shine. In the event of severe weather, the start may be delayed or routes may be shortened at the discretion of event staff.

Route Start Times (all routes use a mass start system):
112 - 7am
100 and 70 - 7:30am
50 and 25 - 9am
12 mile - 10:30am
Rest Stop and Course Closures:
Each rest stop has a closing time. Riders on the 112 and 100 mile routes are expected to have an average riding speed of 12+mph to complete the course in the allotted time. Riders unable to meet rest stop closing times may change routes or request SAG support to the next rest stop. The course and post-ride lunch closes at 5pm.

Parking: Free parking is available at Maywood and in lots across the road. Please be cautious if arriving during mass start times.

Waivers: All cyclists must sign a waiver at the time of check-in. You may not sign a waiver for a spouse. Riders under 18 must have waiver signed by a parent or legal guardian.

ID: All cyclists will be issued a numbered wristband at check-in and must wear the band throughout the ride. Cyclists are encouraged to carry a form of ID, cell phone and emergency contact information.

Helmets: All cyclists must wear a helmet. Protective eyewear is encouraged.

Audio devices: Headphones or other audio devices that may impair a cyclist from hearing other cyclists or motor vehicles are prohibited.

Children in Tow: There is no charge for children riding in tow (attached to a parent or guardian's bicycle.)

Open Course: The Maywood Earth Ride is an open course event. All cyclists must follow State of Wisconsin cycling laws. Intersections are not guarded.

Camping: Participants may camp at Maywood Friday, September 19. Camping check-in is 4-7pm. There is a $5/person fee for camping in a tent or car camping in the parking area. Please contact Maywood with questions. Please note we do not provide indoor sleeping areas or showers.

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