YUMA, Ariz. – The 2nd Annual Mayors' Binational Bicycle Ride will be hosted by Yuma Mayor Douglas J. Nicholls and the area-mayors of the 4FrontED region on Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017.
The binational ride will start at the Yuma Civic Center (1440 W. Desert Hills Drive) at 8 a.m. in Yuma, with on-site registration starting at 7 a.m. in the Civic Center's parking lot.
Mayor Nicholls will give a brief welcoming speech before the ride's kick-off at 8 a.m. From the Yuma Civic Center, the mayors and participants will head out northbound on Avenue A to 32nd Street, then westbound 32nd Street to Avenue B. From there, the group will ride to Somerton, Gadsden, San Luis and San Luis Rio Colorado. The route will finish in "El Bosque" of San Luis Rio Colorado, a park in the Sonoran city just south of the U.S.-Mexico border.
There will be approximately 5-6 stations where water will be provided for participants along the route, which is a total distance of approximately 24 miles.
All participants must bring their own bicycle and helmet and ride at their own risk. Participants are reminded to bring a passport if they plan to follow the ride across the border. Participants under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.