Explore Pittsburgh on two wheels at the 26th Annual PedalPGH

Ride with us on August 25th!

Bicyclists of all ages and fitness levels are invited to participate in UPMC Health Plan PedalPGH, Pennsylvania’s largest bike ride! Registration is open for the 26th Annual UPMC Health Plan PedalPGH with 3,000 participants expected. The 2019 bicycle ride will be held on Sunday, August 25th, in South Side’s Riverfront Park.

Proceeds fund BikePGH, a non-profit, who works on behalf of the Pittsburgh community to make the city safe and accessible for everyone to bike and walk.

Since BikePGH took over PedalPGH in 2012, the event has raised more than $1 Million for bicycle and pedestrian advocacy in Pittsburgh. Proceeds fund BikePGH, a registered 501(c)(3) charitable non-profit, that works on behalf of the Pittsburgh community to make the city safe and accessible for everyone to bike and walk. Click here to register.

Choose from 4 bicycle-friendly routes around the Steel City

Choose your own adventure! From a flat, family-friendly 10 miler, to a beginner-friendly 25 miler, an advanced 40 mile route, or the most extreme 62 mile route. There’s a ride for everyone!

PedalPGH ride registration includes:
– Limited edition t-shirt
– PedalPGH water bottle
– Lunch provided by Jimmy John’s
– Festive rest stops with delicious snacks and drinks
– Route signage marking every turn, cue sheets, ride marshals
– Finish line festival & Post-race refreshments

“PedalPGH is going to be amazing in 2019, showcasing scenic routes through Pittsburgh’s unique neighborhoods, visiting lush parks around the city, traveling over iconic bridges, touring on bicycle-friendly streets and trails,” said Alex Shewczyk, Marketing and Communications manager at BikePGH.

“Whether you’re looking for the ‘marathon’ of bike challenges with epic hills, a flat trail ride with the kids, or something in the middle, we have a route for everyone.”

Title sponsor UPMC Health Plan is excited to host PedalPGH, a bike ride that showcases many of Pittsburgh’s bicycle-friendly routes. Participants can register online at PedalPGH.org

Event Details: 

Date: ​Sunday, August 25, 2019
Time: ​7:00 AM – 3:00 PM 
Location: ​The ride begins and ends at Southside Riverfront Park (1 S. 18​th​ Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15203)
Routes: 10 Mile Peoples Local Loop, 25 Mile UPS City Tour, 40 Mile Dero Grand Tour, and 62 Mile Epic Challenge. Preview the featured routes here: pedalpgh.org/route

Volunteer for the largest
bike ride in Pennsylvania!

It takes 150 volunteers to run PedalPGH, from helping at rest stops to riding the course as marshals, and everything in between. As a volunteer you’ll help 3000 bicyclists have an amazing ride while supporting BikePGH’s efforts to make the city safe and accessible for everyone to bike and walk. BONUS: Select volunteer shifts get you free registration for a PedalPGH ride. Click here to learn more.

PS. Have questions or want to volunteer as a group for PedalPGH? Contact Lydia by responding to this email or calling 412-325-4334.

About Us

The event is organized by Bike Pittsburgh and is made possible through major support from UPMC Health Plan. Additional support is provided by, Peoples, Jimmy Johns, Wahilia Creative, and Port Authority.

Bonus Finish Line Photo Booth

Grab your bike and hit the streets of Pittsburgh with us followed up by a visit through our selfie booth provided by DigiBooths. You will be able to take your photos with you by sending them to your email or phone right from the booth!

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