RIDGEFIELD, Conn. -- Local cyclists, runners, mountain bikers and multi-sport athletes are invited to the 2016 Ridgefield Bicycle Sport Club Kickoff Party on Wednesday, Jan. 27.
The meeting will be held at the Ridgefield Playhouse and begins at 7 p.m.
Endurance athletes can learn about the club, meet fellow sport enthusiasts and join in on the fun. The meeting is free and open to the public. Toasts to the new season will be made with food and beverages from Southwest Cafe, The Cake Box and Ancona’s Wine & Liquor.
This social club actively promotes cycling, running and multi-sport through group road and mountain bike rides, group training and fun runs on road and off, open water swims, clinics, training sessions, races, destination rides and runs, clinics and social events. All levels of athletes are encouraged to participate, from elite racers to recreational enthusiasts. RBSC encourages newcomers and seeks to enhance opportunities for those who are devotees.
“It is so exciting that we are going into our fifth season,” club President Jacqui Dowd said. “Many friendships and ride/run buddies have been formed while out playing with RBSC. We think it has provided a true connection between our sports and the people who love them.”
The club’s mission is to create a community of local athletes through fun, competition, advocacy, safety and etiquette, education and the pure enjoyment of cycling, running and multi-sport.
Membership is $40 and includes access to all club rides, runs, activities and social events, member directory, club clothing at club pricing, discounts and more. “Thirsty Thursday" rides, Sunday morning rides, track running workouts and mountain bike rides are club favorites.
Club sponsors at the Platinum Level are Ridgefield Running Company, Neumann Real Estate, The Ridgefield Playhouse, Sarah’s Wine Bar & Catering and Fairfield County Bank. Gold Level Sponsors are Southwest Cafe, SusiLaura Massage, The Cake Box, Ancona’s Wine, Ridgefield Physical Therapy, Tusk & Cup Coffee and Elevation Spin.
For more information on Ridgefield Bicycle Sport Club, go to www.ridgefieldbicycle.com , contact Jacqui Dowd at Jacqui@ridgefieldbicycle.com or call Ridgefield Bicycle Company at 203-438-0489.
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