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27th Annual Rotary Ride for cyclists and families is set for Aug. 11, 2024


The Rotary Club of Naperville Sunrise will host the 27th Annual Rotary Ride on Sun., Aug. 11, 2024, beginning and ending at Commissioners Park, 3704 111th Street, west of Route 59 in Naperville.  

Proceeds will benefit Sunrise Rotary’s support of youth and family initiatives both locally and internationally. The 27th Rotary Ride is sponsored by DiGiovine Hnilo Jordan + Johnson Ltd. in memory of Carmen DiGiovine, a long-time member of Naperville Sunrise Rotary and avid cyclist.

This bike ride is a well-supported recreational ride for beginners and experienced cyclists. The Ride again will feature 21, 41, and 62 (metric century) mile routes. Riders may start at 6:30AM and no later than 10AM.

Cyclists riding the 62-mile route must start by 8:30AM. Cyclists riding the 41-mile route must start by 9:15AM. Helmets are required for all riders.

Registration is $40 per person until July 31. Registration is $50 per person beginning August 1, 2024.

Kids and families can participate in the 1.4 Family Fun Loop by walking, running or riding anything with wheels (non-motorized). The cost is $15 per family.

All routes are SAG supported and rest stops are fully staffed with prepackaged food and drinks. All registrations are final. No refunds, exchanges, or transfers. The Ride will take place, rain or shine.

Photo gallery is small sampling of past Rotary Rides 

2024 Rotary Ride Details

  • Plenty of parking is available at the start and finish located at Commissioners Park, 3704 111th Street.
  • Bikes of all shapes and sizes are welcome. No motorized vehicles. E-bikes are OK.
  • Refreshments will be available at all designated rest stops.
  • The route is an open road course. Riders must follow all rules of the road including indicating turns and stopping at all red lights and stop signs. Cyclists that do not follow rules of the road may be ticketed by local police.

Rotary Club of Naperville-Sunrise since 1991

The Rotary Club of Naperville-Sunrise was chartered in 1991 and is a member of Rotary International and District 6450. RCN-Sunrise started Rotary Ride in 1997. Sunrise Rotary meets for breakfast from 7AM to 8AM every Friday (except the last of each month) at the Naperville Country Club (25W570 Chicago Ave, Naperville, IL 60540). The club is dedicated to providing opportunities and support to youth and families to ensure the next generation of leaders is nurtured and ensured.

For more information and to register for 2024 Rotary Ride, visit napervillerotaryride.com/.

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