Katie Ride for Life 2011Katie Ride for Life 2011 will be Saturday, April 16, 2011 on beautiful Amelia Island. Mark your calendar as there are many options for participants of ALL!

– 18 mile ride
– 36 mile ride
– 62 mile ride
– 100 mile ride
– 6 or 12 mile mountain bike ride
– 6 mile family fun ride
– 5K walk
– 10K walk


ALL riders are required to raise a minimum of $100 (in addition to the registration fee) by event day. ALL walkers are required to raise a minimum of $25 (in addition to the registration fee).

Please note: Funds must be turned in prior to the Katie Ride in order to participate. Thank you!

All riders must be registered and wear a helmet.

Start Location:

The Atlantic Recreation Center
2500 Atlantic Ave.
Amelia Island, Fl. 32034

All rides/walks will begin by heading into the beautiful oak-canopied Fort Clinch state park.

6:30am – Event day registration starts
8:00am – 100 mile, 62 mile, 36 mile and 18 mile road riders start
9:00am – Off-road and Family Fun Ride start
9:30am – 5K and 10K walks start
10:00am-11:00am — Snacks and celebration for Family Fun Riders
10:00am-3:00pm – Post-event celebration with brunch/lunch and music for all other riders/walkers

18 Mile Route
Riders will continue through Fort Clinch and out the back gate, down 14th Street and across the center of Amelia Island where they will then loop around at the end of Amelia Island Parkway and head back to the Recreation Center.

Longer Bike Routes
36 and 62 Mile Routes
This route will take riders towards and around Amelia Island Plantation. It then turns south and crosses Amelia Island over to Big Talbot Island where the 36-milers will turn around and head back. Riders will have spectacular views of the ocean on one side and the marsh on the other.

The 62 milers will continue towards Little Talbot Island and then on to the Ribault Club on Fort George Island. The Club will have a special water stop and riders may view the restoration of this 1928 private club nestled two miles into the island. The ride will then return north along the coastline and back to the Start/Finish for lunch, music and fun!

100 Mile Century Ride
Riders will continue south and then west along Heckscher Drive, New Berlin Road and out Cedar Point Road. They will return over the same course.

Off-Road Mountain Bike Ride
The off-road ride is for mountain bikers experienced with dirt trails and uneven terrain. This course includes sand, dirt, hills, roots and rocks to navigate around. It is a challenging ride. A “fat tire” mountain bike and helmet are required. The total distance is approximately six miles for one loop and 12 miles for two loops. Not advised for children under 10.

Family Fun Ride
Family fun RideThe Family Fun Ride is for all ages. The overall distance is six miles, and there will be aid stations with beverages and snacks along the way.

Adult registration fees are $25; kids under 18 are FREE. All kids must be accompanied by an adult. The school with the most number of kids participating will receive a $250 grant towards their PE program!

5K or 10K Walk
Walkers can choose from a 5K (3.1 mile) or 10K (6.2 mile) walk through scenic, canopied-covered Fort Clinch. The course is flat and shaded, and there is an aid station along the way for drinks and snacks. Enjoy a leisurely stroll or a more competitive walk with your group!

Whatever event is right for you, join us as we hit the streets to save lives!