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Strider announces 2016 toddler race series dates

Published January 19, 2016

RAPID CITY, S.D. (BRAIN) — Strider Bikes has three locations and dates confirmed in its 2016 Strider Cup, a national Strider Bike racing series for toddlers and children. The family-friendly races give small children a chance to put their Strider Balance Bike skills to the test at several stops, as well as the final worldwide event in July, the Strider Cup World Championship event, which will be held in San Francisco in July.

The race series caters directly to children between 2 and 5 years old; children of all sizes and skill levels are welcome to participate. For the second year in a row, Strider will host races for athletes with special needs at each of the events. These athletes will race the 12-inch models, as well as Strider's new, larger 16- and 20-inch balance bikes, which the company launched in 2014 specifically for the special needs community.

Strider Cup races confirmed so far in the following cities this year:

· Saturday, June 11: Lincoln, Neb., at the Railyard
· Saturday, June 25: Salt Lake City at Pioneer Park
· Saturday, July 9: Spokane, Wash. at Riverfront Park

The series-ending race will be held July 29-30 at San Francisco's Pier 35.

There will be races for 2-, 3-, 4-, and 5-year-olds at each event. Registration fee is $25 online or $35 on-site. Racers will receive a Strider goodie bag valued at more than $50 with their registration. Pre-registration will be available soon; visit striderbikes.com/events for further information.

 

 

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