Bike Race For Kids

Bike Race For Kids

[drops]Hilltop Bike Race for Kids is set for Sat., Aug. 15, at Essex County’s Hilltop Reservation, North Caldwell.

Come out for a local fun race with awards for top finishers. This is a specially prepared 0.6 mile course for both new and experienced riders. Any bike with fatter tires is ideal and mechanics will inspect all bikes for safety and last minute race tuning. Registration and inspection opens at 7:30 a.m. and closes 15 minutes before start of each category. Participants must pay a $10.registration fee and sign a waiver, and the participant’s bicycle must pass a technical inspection. A parent or guardian must be present to sign waiver and must be present during the race.

Start Times and categories/classes and distance will vary. Kindergarten through first grade boys, 9 a.m.; girls, 9:05 a.m.; 0.6 miles second and third grade boys, 9:20 a.m.; girls, 9:25 a.m.; 1.2 miles fourth and fifth grade boys, 10 a.m.; girls, 10:05 a.m.; 1.8 miles sixth through eighth grade boys, 10:45 a.m.; girls, 10:50 a.m.; 2.4 miles boys and girls may be combined if there fewer number of registrants for a class.

Awards ceremonies will commence shortly after each class finishes with medals for top three finishers in each class. For directions and more information:
Register early online on; email:

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