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50+ bicycle riders in the 2022 River to Sea Bike Ride on Independence Blvd.

33rd Annual River to Sea Bike Ride

The 33rd Annual River To Sea Bike Ride will take place Saturday May 6th, 2023. This event is a 20-mile bike ride along the historic route of the Wilmington Beach Car Line. There is no cost to participate but t-shirts are available for purchase for $25 until April 21st at 12pm. Each participant must register individually. A limited number of t-shirts and stickers will be available for sale on the day of the ride.

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All age groups and experience levels of cyclists participate in this ride but must be able to ride 20 miles at a casual pace. Helmets are required and cyclists should give their bicycle a thorough safety inspection prior to the event.

Check-in is from 6:15 am to 7:00 am at the intersection of Princess Street and Second Street in downtown Wilmington. Cyclists will depart at 7:00 am from downtown and arrive at Wrightsville Beach Park close to 8:15am. There is a 15-20 minute break at Wrightsville Beach Park before beginning the second half of the ride back downtown.

Registration will close at 450 participants or on Friday May 5th at 1:00 PM. If you are not able to register online prior to the event, day-of registration will have a $5 charge and exact change is required.