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Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day Delivers: A great day for kids and families

04 | Oct | '14
Bryan Rivard

Last Saturday was one of the biggest yearly events at King County Duthie Hill Park - Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day! With so many kids eager to enjoy a sunny Saturday on two wheels, Evergreen exceeded its estimations and had nearly 300 participants in attendance!

Registration opened at 9:30am with a steady stream of kids and parents until just before lunch when big groups of smiling riders rolled in!

"It's my favorite day to ride Duthie!" said a young rider with her parents at the registration table. "It is," said Mom "this is our second year and she loves it." 

Other families happened to be riding Duthie and came to join in the festivities--and some parents dropped by wishing they'd brought their kids for the fun!

Take a Kid Mountain BikingEvergreen instructors spent the morning running free skills clinics and guided group rides for younger pedalers, while parents watched or took the opportunity to get a few laps around Duthie in. Kids also tested their skill at the timed Pump Track Challenge and then tested their luck at the huge end-of-day raffle!

Thanks go out to the volunteers, instructors, and businesses that came out to support the day, with 529 Garage offering free bike registration, Giant Bicycles working on bike tune ups, Gregg's Cycles' BBQ lunch, and great shwag (including a new bike from Dirt Merchant!) for the raffle. 

If you missed this year you missed the best one yet!  So mark October 3rd on your calendar for next year and plan on bringing the family in 2015!

Last Saturday was one of the biggest yearly events at King County Duthie Hill Park - Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day! With so many kids eager to enjoy a sunny Saturday on two wheels, Evergreen exceeded its estimations and had nearly 300 participants in attendance!
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