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RAGBRAI Reunion Schedule & Map (Ankeny, Iowa ~ September 19)



RAGBRAI REUNION – ANKENY, IOWA
Saturday – September 19, 2009
Schedule of Events 

ALL EVENTS ARE FREE TO ATTEND!!!

Proceeds from event will benefit the non-profit Uptown Ankeny Association’s beautification projects including bike racks, benches & plantings. 

8:00 AM – Noon          
Ankeny Farmer’s Market
Uptown Ankeny ~ Maple Street & 3rd Street

11:00 AM                 
Snack Lunch
Ankeny ‘Shell at Wagner Park
Free Burgers and Hotdogs with freewill donations accepted for the RAGBRAI Dream Team

Noon      
RAGBRAI’s RIDE RIGHT Meeting
Ankeny ‘Shell at Wagner Park
Town hall-style meeting on RAGBRAI and cycling in Iowa.  Relive and share your RAGBRAI experiences

1:00 PM                  
Fun Ride on the Trail
Ankeny to Woodward/High Trestle Trail                                                                             
Bike ride on the trail at your own pace and distance of choice.  Ride starts and ends at Ankeny Shell at Wagner Park  (Ankeny ~ Sheldahl ~ Slater ~ Madrid)   

2:00 PM                  
CrossTrain Fitness Town to Trail Trek ~ 5K Run/Walk
Uptown Ankeny – Walnut Street Gallery (Walnut & 3rd)
A timed 5K run/walk starting in uptown Ankeny at 2nd and Cherry Street.  Free event, but fee if you want an event T-shirt. For more info, visit www.crosstrainfitness.com

3:00 PM – 10:00PM     
Uptown Street Party
Uptown Ankeny – Maple Street from 3rd to 4th

Beverage Garden ~ Live Entertainment Schedule:
          3:00 PM – Matt TeRonde (Folk)
          5:00 PM – GG Bard (Folk/Rock & Roll)                      
          7:00 PM – Oscar’s Mobile Tunes (DJ Fun)                     

Maple Street will be closed off for a Street Party!  Great food and drinks from Uptown Ankeny businesses (Bear’s, Yankee Clipper, Leaning Tower of Pizza,  Lil Taste of Ethiopia, Nadine & Dad Bar-B-Que, Dahls and more!)               

Special thanks to the Ankeny Uptown Association with support from Tones, Ankeny Jaycees, the Yankee Clipper and the Leaning Tower of Pizza!    

Click below for Directions, Parking and Event Map:
ragbrai-reunion-map  

                               

    

 

 

 

                

4 Responses on “RAGBRAI Reunion Schedule & Map (Ankeny, Iowa ~ September 19)

dbkguy

August 28, 2009 at 12:10 pm

Wish I could go. I will be off somewhere else on that day. Have fun.

Linda

September 5, 2009 at 8:43 pm

How many miles will the Ragbrai reunion and mtg.in Ankeny(sept 19) take us???

TJ Juskiewicz

September 8, 2009 at 7:54 am

Linda- I believe most people will ride from Ankeny to Slater and back. The trip is about 14 miles each way, so 28 miles. You can ride further to Madrid or as short as you like and turn around. Both Madrid and Slater are towns that have stores and places to stop. Thanks TJ

Ali Cordts

March 16, 2010 at 12:54 pm

Many thanks for discussing such an topical article with all of us. I’ve bookmarked your blog will come back for a re-read again. Keep up the very good work.

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