West and Rhode Riverkeeper

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Ride for the Rivers 2017

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Fourth annual Ride for the Rivers & Muddy Bottom BBQ

Metric Century Bicycle Ride / 40-Mile Ride / Family Fun Ride followed by a great BBQ to benefit the West & Rhode Riverkeeper.

Discover the beauty of the watersheds of the West and Rhode Rivers (as well as the Patuxent River and Herring Bay), on this challenging ride through the rolling countryside of Southern Anne Arundel County and Northern Calvert County.

Proceeds help the West & Rhode Riverkeeper keep these rivers swimmable, fishable, crab-able and kayak-able.


Date:               Saturday, September 23, 2017

Time:              Registration @ 7 a.m.

                        Start @ 8 a.m.

                        Ride: 8 a.m. – noon

                        Muddy Bottom BBQ: noon – 3 p.m.

Where:           Start/finish & BBQ at Discovery Village

                        4800 Atwell Road

                        Shady Side, MD 20764

Registration Fee:       $55 includes logo-emblazoned T-shirt, logo water bottle and “Muddy Bottom BBQ” celebration.

Just the BBQ: $25 per person / kids 12 & under FREE

The public is invited to join the cyclists at the “Muddy Bottom BBQ,” which runs from noon to 3 p.m., a riverfront celebration featuring live music, delicious BBQ, fried chicken and fish, great local Maryland beers, children's activities for the entire family and great people. Cost is free with each Ride for the Rivers registration, or $25 per person without registration. Children under are admitted 12 free. Tickets are now available at www.westrhoderiverkeeper.org.

Sponsored by M&T Bank

BBQ Catered and sponsored by Herrington on the Bay & Sweetwater Brewing Company

Rest stops hosted by Honey's Harvest Farm, Chesapeake Grill and Ciminelli's Eco-Oasis

Site hosts: Anne Arundel County Department or Recration & Parks, Discovery Village

Logistical support by Bike Doctor Annapolis

Click here to register.    


Contact:          Jeff Holland, West/Rhode Riverkeeper

jeff@westrhoderiverkeeper.org 443-758-7797