RAGBRAI XLIII Countdown – July 19-25, 2015
Friends of RAGBRAI

Ride Right

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.

Leave a Reply

Advertisement

Latest Blog Posts

  • Dennis DeYoung and the Music of STYX will be Rocking in Hiawatha!

    Dennis DeYoung is a founding member of STYX and the lead singer and writer on seven of the bands eight Top Ten Hits. His live concert showcases all the STYX ...

  • Don't Wait 'Til the Last Minute - Weeklong Registration Ends April 1!

    Want to ride with us all week for RAGBRAI XLIII? The deadline for registration is April 1, just under a week away.

  • Weeklong Rider Registration Deadline is April 1

    The deadline to register online as a weeklong rider for this year’s RAGBRAI is midnight, April 1.

  • "Ask a Trooper" Discusses Bike Racks on Vehicles

    During a driving vacation out west, I noticed the popularity of bumper-attached bicycle and luggage racks. Are there any rules with these?

  • RAGBRAI XLIII route: Unique attractions every few miles

    The definitive guide to how riders will get fed and cooled off (oh, and maybe see some important stuff) during RAGBRAI XLIII.

  • Sneak Preview of Eight RAGBRAI XLIII Rookie Towns

    RAGBRAI director T.J. Juskiewicz previews the 8 towns that the ride has never visited.

  • Cheap Trick to Rock RAGBRAI Coralville Overnight

    RAGBRAI Coralville organizers are excited to announce that Cheap Trick presented by Two Rivers Bank and Trust is scheduled to perform at the RAGBRAI overnight celebration in the Iowa River ...

  • Coralville is the first Overnight Town to Announce Their RAGBRAI XLIII Theme!

    Lights, Camera, Action! Get ready for a night of glitz, glamour and Lycra during our Hollywood-themed visit to Coralville!

  • RAGBRAI XLIII Full Route and Details to be Released Sunday

    RAGBRAI XLIII's full route and more details to be published HERE on Sunday

  • RAGBRAI Training: Get Out (or Stay In) and Ride!

    RAGBRAI XLIII is still five months away but that is no reason not to think about getting on your bike and starting your preparation. I don’t know what the weather ...

Latest Videos

  • RAGBRAI director TJ Juskiewicz points out highlights of the pass-through towns along the route cyclists will follow July 19 to 25, 2015.

  • RAGBRAI director T.J. Juskiewicz previews the 8 towns that the ride has never touched.

  • Tune in to RAGBRAI.com this weekend to be the first to know the details of this year's route. RAGBRAI director TJ Juskiewicz shares when the rookie pass through towns, full route map will be announced.

  • RAGBRAI director TJ Juskiewicz annouces the 2015 overnight towns. Ride will start in Sioux City and end in Davenport.

  • The Register's Kyle Munson and Michael Morain attempt to get an early look at the 2015 RAGBRAI route

  • We are excited to reveal our new logo for RAGBRAI XLIII and 2015! If you join us on our ride across the state next year, you’ll be sure to see welcoming Iowans, lots of farmland and… well you’ll just have to watch the video to find out.

  • Look back on the ride of 2014 in this video highlight reel.

  • A group of friends from Canada spent the week on RAGBRAI and recount their best moments.

  • As RAGBRAI XLII comes to an end, friends from California talk about the emotion behind dipping their tires into the Mississippi River at the end of the ride.

  • Riders react at the Guttenberg dip site.

Find us socially

Email Signup

Sign up for the latest RAGBRAI news and notes (if there is no news in a day, you won’t get an e-mail).

© 2015 RAGBRAI | Terms of Service | Privacy Policy