Bike Rodeo rides into Athens Community
features bicycle safety education, raffle
for free children’s bicycle
May 5, 2009
annual Athens Bike Rodeo rides into the Athens Community Center,
Saturday, May 8, from 9 a.m. to noon, rain or shine.
all ages from all Athens County schools are invited to bring their
bikes and helmets to the free event, which focuses on bicycle safety
education. All children must be accompanied by an adult to
include a bike safety obstacle course, bike inspections, helmet
fittings and a primer on hand signals and navigation skills.
number of free bike helmets will be available for participants, and
a children’s mountain bike will raffled to one lucky winner. Only
children pre-registered for the event will be entered into the
email@example.com and providing the child’s and parents’
names, the child’s school and bike style, address, phone number and
(optional) e-mail address. Registration forms also can be downloaded
www.ohio.edu/wellworks/ADMIN/BIKE09.pdf and sent to OU-COM
Community Health Programs, 055 Grosvenor Hall, Athens, Ohio 45701.
Registration is due by Friday, May 8.
information, contact OU-COM Community Health Programs at 593-2274 or
Ohio University WellWorks at 593-2093.
The Bike Rodeo
is sponsored by the Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine,
OU’s Exercise Physiology Club in the College of Health and Human
Services, WellWorks, the OU Police Department, University Medical
Associates, The Athens NEWS, O’Bleness Memorial Hospital,
Athens Bicycle, Precision Imprint, TeamHealth Midwest, the Athens
Community Center and Athens County Children Services.