On Monday, April 17th the Denver Post and Governor Hickenlooper unveiled the 6th annual 2017 Pedal the Plains Bike Ride Route.
It begins the weekend of September 15th-17th.
1200 riders will be coming to Keenesburg and we need your help to show
them our way of life. They will be riding our roads so please be aware
and be cautious. Check out the route, it starts in Kersey, makes its way to Keenesburg, where they will spend a night enjoying rural country living. Saturday,
September 16th they go to Brush, where they will spend another night
before making their way through towns like Orchard, Weldona, and
finishing in Kersey. There will be educational stops throughout the
the race begins at 9 AM that Friday, you will notice vendors and
volunteers begin to move into Keenesburg and start their setup and
preparation work at around 11 AM.
events will take place at Schey Park, however, parking for the riders,
staff and RV's will take place at the Fair Grounds. On the first day
riders will be able to tour The Wild Animal Sanctuary as
part of the route. Planning has already begun with a committee
comprised of The Keenesburg Area Chamber, SE Weld County Chamber, Town
Staff and RE3J School District Staff.
you are interested in getting involved with planning, volunteering or a
vendor booth space for showing off you your Arts and Crafts contact: