2014 Two Rivers Century:Sunday, August 3 New Updated Website Information For 2014!
Join us again on the Sunday of the first full weekend in August for an enjoyable one-day ride
in Kankakee County along two scenic Illinois rivers! Kankakee County boasts
both the Kankakee and the Iroquois Rivers, each a treat to see on our many riverside roads.
On the ride, you’ll see not only the two rivers, but downtown Kankakee, Kankakee Community College,
The Shapiro Clock Tower, barn quilts, two Frank Lloyd Wright homes, border town Momence and its “Island Park”, buffalo, Watseka, one of the oldest and largest wood frame churches in Illinois, corn and beans, and more! Best of all, minimal traffic!
PLACE: Splash Valley Aquatic Park
1850 River Road, Kankakee, IL 60901 • 815.939.1311
DISTANCES: 22, 47, 62, 80, 100, and 124 miles, utilizing the "Loop System" of routing. See the Routes page.
REGISTRATION: Pre-register online at: www.kvpd.com/special-events to get our reduced fee and to order merchandise. Ride Day RegistrationBeginning at 6:00 a.m. at Splash Valley Aquatic Park.
Every participant must present a photo ID and then sign the Informed Consent, Assumption of Risk, and Waiver of Liability in person.
Please make sure you read it before you sign.
SUGGESTED START TIMES: 6:30 am for double metric (124 mi.); 7:30 am for Century (100 mi.); 8:30 am for 80 mile; 9:30 am for Metric Century (62 mi.)
•• Sag stops at 3:30 p.m. ••
Fee includes well-marked roads and maps, sag service, rest stops with snacks, and fun! Fee is non-refundable. $25 if received by June 1, 2014 ($30 if received after June 1, 2014)
$5 children 5 and under.
(Proceeds will benefit the Greenways & Trails Fund of the Community Foundation of Kankakee River Valley, working with multiple governments to develop the Riverfront Trailways.)
LODGING: Hilton Garden Inn. Only a 2 mile bike ride from the event start, Hilton Garden Inn is offering cyclists $99/night king or double-double rooms! Just mention the Two Rivers Century special rate code- “Kankakee Business Rate”! Book early! rooms are limited. Available until 6/27/14 or when rooms are fully booked. Call (815) 932-4444 to reserve a room.
Tent and RV Camping. Only a 1/2 mile from the registration table! Set up camp Saturday night, ride to registration in the morning! Special rates for those wearing event wristbands: $10 for RV, $5 for tent camping!
RV & tent spots are limited, and will be first come first serve. Payment will be required on camp site.
LOCAL ACTIVITIES: Splash Valley Aquatic Park.$5 Admission to Splash Valley. Cool off after the ride in the pools and waterslides for anyone wearing or with someone wearing our ride wristband. Bring the family! They can swim while you ride!
Frank Lloyd Wright Tours. Available on all route lengths, there will be tours
Frank Lloyd Wright’s "B. Harley Bradley House" on the hour until 3pm starting at 10 on Saturday and noon on Sunday.
Those wearing or with someone wearing our wristband: Reduced admission Only $10! Visit: www.kankakeewright.org. (The FLW “Hickox House” next door is privately owned; no tours.)
Reed's Canoe Trips. While you're in the Kankakee area for the weekend,
Reeds Canoe Trips is offering $4/person off canoe trips from 8/1/13 - 8/4/13. Mention our special rate code “TRCBR”.
Visit: www.reedscanoetrips.com, or call 815-932-2663 (815-WeCanoe)
Two Rivers Century Jerseys, Shorts & Gloves!
Take a look at some of your options on our merchandise page!
Kankakee County Fair. Visit the Kankakee County Fair- Just a mile south of I-57 on Rt. 45/52. July 30 - August 3, 2014.