Sunday, August 15, 2021
At the Capitol District Plaza
11th & Capitol
Mark your calendar for the Corporate Cycling Challenge – Sunday August 15, 2021!!
The 31st Annual – Corporate Cycling Challenge Bicycle Ride is on —- Sunday, August 15, 2021!! 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 TD Ameritrade Park, etc. Parking is free at meters on Sundays. Then they ride their bike to the Start-Finish Area.
It’s TIME for the Corporate Cycling Challenge – This Sunday August 16, 2020!!
**** On the 42 Mile route near Fort Calhoun – Because of construction on the shoulder on 73-75 Road — the route will take the Omaha Trace Road both into and returning from Fort Calhoun. The course will be marked with the change.
The 30th Annual – Corporate Cycling Challenge Bicycle Ride is on —- This Sunday, August 16, 2020!! You can still late register and sign up at the event on Sunday morning! The weather looks to be great — but the event is rain or shine!
At Capitol District Plaza, 11th and Capitol Streets, Omaha, Nebraska
ALL NEW!! NO MASS START!!
All New — The Start and Finish area is in the Capitol District Plaza at 11th and Capitol St. The 3 routes are the same from the new 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 TD Ameritrade Park, etc. Parking is free at meters on Sundays. Then they ride their bike to the new Start-Finish Area.
Check-in or Register at the Check-in Table near the start/finish area in the Capitol District Plaza between 7:30 am – 9:00 am. Once you have checked in or registered, you will be able to go on your ride. Check In and Go!
*Gran Fondo requires a Separate Check in
– Register at the Gran Fondo Check-In Table between 7:30 am – 9:00 am. Once checked in, you may start your ride.
We will be following Social Distance Guidelines. Please click here Social Distance Guidelines to familiarize yourself with them.
Packet Pickup is at CCC Headquarters - 7015 Spring Street, Omaha, NE
Hours - Monday, August 10 - Friday, August 14 9a - 5p
Best Way to Stay Informed!
Mark your calendar for now……
Packet Pick Up is Scheduled for August 7, 2020 and Aug 10-14, 2020 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 16, 2020 at the Capitol District Plaza, Capitol and 11th St, Omaha, Ne at the Check in area from 7:30 AM to 9 AM.
….. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org . 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 2018!!!.
Last year’s event was a great success again thanks to you and your support. A new record in that over 4,400 bike riders participated and a new record over 90,000 total miles recorded! Early numbers indicate that we will be donating a new record over $8,200 to Eastern Nebraska Trails Network ( ENTN ) which is a non-profit for trail development in greater Omaha and eastern Nebraska. We have donated over $183, 700 to trail development! Thanks again for your support for the largest one day bicycle ride in the Midwest – the Corporate Cycling Challenge! The event continues to grow and get better each year! This year’s date is Sunday, August 16, 2020 — so mark your calendar!!
For Immediate Release
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The 31st Annual Corporate Cycling Challenge is scheduled for Sunday, August 15, 2021, 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. All NEW —- 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 over 4,000 cyclists registered in the largest one day bicycle event in the Midwest!
Mancuso said this year’s 2020 event looks to be largest in history. 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 all NEW — 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 $183, 700 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 2020 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, 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, Waste Management, Omaha School of Massage Therapy, and C41 Photography.
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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