Autumn bicycle trek marks a decade
The 10th annual Autumn Trek through the St. Croix River Valley will get under way Sept. 21.
Registration for the bicycle event begins at 7:30 a.m. at Hoffman Park in River Falls with an estimated completion at 3:30 p.m.
River Valley Trails Bicycle Group, which sponsors the event, said six scenic county routes from family-friendly to the ultimate challenge make up the 2008 autumn trek.
The trails included easy to moderate rides of 17 and 24 miles along the Kinnickinnic River; moderate 45- and 51-mile Trimbelle River trails that head south of River Falls then back to Hoffman Park.
More challenging routes include the 65-mile Trimbelle River Rumble that heads south and returns to Hoffman Park and the 101-mile Century Challenge that adds an extra loop to the Trimble River Run.
Proceeds from the Autumn Trek are used to promote bicycle safety in west central Wisconsin river valleys.
For more information, visit www.rivervalleytrails.org.