Sunday, August 18, 2024
At the Capitol District Plaza
11th & Capitol
The 34th Annual – Corporate Cycling Challenge Bicycle Ride is on —- Sunday, August 18, 2024! Back at the Capitol District Plaza, 11th and Capitol Streets, Omaha, Nebraska
The Start and Finish area is back at the Capitol District Plaza at 11th and Capitol St. There are 3 routes from the start and finish area. Some restaurants open before the ride and some after, so food and music.
PARKING – Most people park near downtown Omaha, Old Market area, near Charles Schwab Park, etc. Parking is free at meters on Sundays. Then they ride their bike to the Start-Finish Area.
The event is rain or shine. So plan to go and ride. The weather looks to be great so let’s have a super day and ride safely. Follow the rules of the road.
42 mile bike ride starts at late registration and check in for individuals that have not yet checked in and Gran Fondo riders is at 7:30 AM. The ride starts and leaves at 8:00 AM.
The 25 and 10 mile bike rides – late registration and check in for those that have not checked in yet is at 8:00 AM. The rides then start and leave at 8:30 AM.
All Corporate and Club riders check in at the turn around for the ride that you are riding.
T-Shirt Pickup is at CCC Headquarters - 7015 Spring Street, Omaha, NE
Hours - Friday, August 11 & Monday, August 14 - Thursday, August 17 9a - 5p
Best Way to Stay Informed!
Packet Pick Up is Scheduled for August 9, 2024 and Aug 12, 2024 to Aug 16, 2024 from 9 am to 5 pm at our CCC Office – 7015 Spring St, Omaha Ne 68106. Individuals can also just pick up their t-shirt at the check in at the event on Sunday morning, August 18, 2024 at the Capitol District Plaza, Capitol and 11th St, Omaha, Ne at the Check in area.
….. Visit our Sponsor Listing. Be sure to support these sponsors as they make the Corporate Cycling Challenge possible! If your company would like to get more involved for next year, just let us know email@example.com . You and your fellow riders and friends can still order custom — Corporate Cycling jerseys and biking shorts for use throughout this year and next year. Great look and feel — and low cost and on sale. Visit the Apparel for info and also let us know if you are interested in getting your Company on the jersey or shorts for 2024.
Last year’s event was a success again thanks to you and your support. In the past we have had over 4,400 bike riders participated and over 90,000 total miles recorded! We need your help and let’s get over 5,000 riders! Proceeds will again be donated to Eastern Nebraska Trails Network ( ENTN ) which is a non-profit for trail development in greater Omaha and eastern Nebraska. We have donated over $190, 000 to trail development! Thanks again for your support for the largest one day bicycle ride in the Midwest – the Corporate Cycling Challenge! This year’s date is Sunday, August 18, 2024 — so mark your calendar!!
For Immediate Release
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The 34th Annual Corporate Cycling Challenge is scheduled for Sunday, August 18, 2024, in Omaha. There are corporate (company), open (individual), and club (group) divisions offered in the largest one day bicycle event in the Midwest!
The Challenge includes three tours — 10, 25, and 42 miles long, featuring beautiful scenery and historical landmarks in a blend of urban and rural riding. The event is for all ages and abilities. The start and finish area is at the Capitol District Plaza — 11th and Capitol St, in Omaha.
Bob Mancuso, Jr., one of the coordinators for the CCC, said last year we had another good year.
Mancuso said this year’s 2024 event looks to keep growing. Many people are being more active and trying to be healthy. Bicycling is a great way to stay fit! At the finish line, the cyclists will be able to enjoy music provided by Q-98.5 FM Radio Station, massages, and — at the CCCCC — the 5 C’s —– Corporate Cycling Challenege Celebration at the Capitol !!! Food, Music, Big Screen, and so much more……. All of these festivities at the Capitol District Plaza on 11th & Capitol in the Plaza!
Mancuso said proceeds from this year will again be donated to Eastern Nebraska Trails Network (ENTN). ENTN advocates and supports the development of multi-use trails throughout Omaha and the surrounding areas. Gary Gephard, President of ENTN, said the funds will be a tremendous addition to our trail development activities.
The Corporate Cycling Challenge has donated over $190,000 to ENTN since its inception. ENTN donated $25,000 to the Back to the River Project toward the Missouri River Pedestrian Bridge. Gebhard said the bridge connects trails and communities – the 2,700 foot span bridge – connect nearly 150 miles of trails. ENTN and the Corporate Cycling Challenge donated over $6,000 for bike racks on the Downtown Trail.
Mancuso said, “An event like this isn’t possible without all of the volunteers and the sponsors. We would especially like to thank our 2023 main sponsors –Mercedes Benz, Q98 –Five Radio Station, Olympia Cycle, Metro Magazine, Scheels All Sports, Union Pacific, KMTV – 3, CHI Health, Baker’s Supermarkets, AAA Nebraska, Ideal Pure Water, NMC/UNMC, Backlot Taphouse, Jerry Ryan Clothing & Sportswear, Valpak of Omaha, Coca-Cola/Powerade, Papio Missouri River NRD, Omaha Police Department, Carter Lake Police Department, Omaha Fire Dept Medi-Bike Team, The Bellevue Bicycle Club, Omaha Pedalers Bicycle Club, Ponca Fire Dept, Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Douglas County Sheriff Dept, Washington County Sheriff Dept, Universal College of Healing Arts, and Omaha School of Massage Therapy.
If you would like to receive a corporate packet, club packet, or an individual brochure, are interested in being a sponsor, or would like more information, contact the Corporate Cycling Challenge office at 402-346-8003. You can also visit our web site at http://www.corporatecycling.com.
For more information contact, Bob Mancuso, Jr., Corporate Cycling Challenge Committee, at 402-346-8003.
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