Community Bike Ride To Kick Off Amgen Fun
Mayor to lead cyclists along path to healthy activities.
Mayor Frank Ferry, City officials and Hometown Station KHTS
A.M. 1220 invite local residents to Hit the Trail on Saturday, January 24 from to
The event is free of charge and includes a community bike
ride and rally set to kick off the countdown to the Amgen Tour of
which is returning to Santa Clarita in February. Santa Clarita is hosting a
stage start and will welcome Lance Armstrong and the world’s top cyclists on
Saturday, February 21.
Local residents are invited to enjoy a leisurely bike ride
along the City’s off-street bike trails en route to
ages will enjoy food, fun and giveaways.
Once at the park, participants will have the opportunity to
challenge each other to a stationary bicycle race called “Cycle Showdown.”
Attendees will also enjoy several community booths, with giveaways including
non-profit groups raising awareness for cancer.
Santa Clarita’s Hometown Station KHTS AM 1220 will be
on-hand emceeing all of the activities. Participants can also sign in at the
City booth at the park event for Amgen Tour of
“Spirit Points” for participating schools.
In addition to getting residents in the spirit to host the
Amgen Tour of
Trail also celebrates Santa Clarita’s healthy lifestyle and more than 30 miles
of off-street bike trails that residents of all ages are free to enjoy.
To participate in this free community event, arrive at one
of the designated starting points before
All bicycle routes finish at
ride are encouraged to enjoy the Rally at the Park by other means of
Route 1 starts at
and Route 3 starts in Canyon Country at the corner of
Sponsors for this year’s Hit the Trail event include KHTS AM
1220, Jamba Juice, Glen Ivy Day Spa, Spectrum Athletic Club and the Castaic
Lake Water Agency (CLWA), which will provide water for thirsty riders.
For more about Hit the Trail, including a map of the three
starting points, visit santa-clarita .com. For information regarding the Amgen