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Hit the Road on May 20, June 11

Two upcoming bike rides include one along the Mystic River on May 20 and the annual Bike to the Sea Day Ride on June 11.  You can register for the Bike to the Sea Day Ride through Everett, Malden, Revere, Saugus, and Lynn to Nahant Beach, here. The Mystic River Ride on May 20 starts at 11:15 and runs along both sides of the Mystic River through Somerville and Medford, including the Wellington Greenway and the Park at River's Edge along the Malden River.  Meet at Blessing of the Bay Boathouse in Somerville at 11 a.m. This is part of the Mystic River Watershed Association's annual road and boat race, called the Herring Run and Paddle. Bike to the Sea, in conjunction with the Somerville Bicycle Committee, will lead the 90 minute ride. Take a look at the ride map here.

Annual Bike to the Sea Day Ride

Sunday, June 11, 2017: The annual Bike to the Sea Day Ride is designed to bring attention and support to efforts to complete the trail. The ride starts from the Madeline English School, 105 Woodville Street in Everett, Mass. Arrive at 8:30 am to register and sign a waiver. Or register online here. Individual adult registrations cost $25. Family registrations (for two adults and two children) cost $35. You can choose to ride the shorter 14-mile course or the full 20-mile route. Route includes both off-road and on-road riding. Police escorts are usually given to assist bicyclists at major intersections. Volunteers are needed.