It’s not just an event, it’s a movement for the safety of all on the streets of California.
Join cyclists, runners, walkers and many others to enjoy the beautiful scenery and back roads of Griffith Park. Our rides take you on a journey through the park and surrounding areas and our runs/walks travel around the most tranquil areas of Griffith Park. Top it all off with at our wonderful end event venue, The Autry Museum.
The event benefits Streets Are For Everyone (SAFE) – a non-profit organization whose mission is to prevent hit and run crimes and the events leading up to them (drunk, drugged, distracted driving… etc), thereby making the streets safer for all users. SAFE also provides direct aid to victims of traffic collisions and traumatic injury.
Check out FinishTheRide.org for videos and information about the amazing beginnings of the movement.
The event includes (click on event to view route map -- all routes are subject to change):
- Ride = 6 Mile Fun Ride/Roll, 20 Mile Nice N' Easy, 30 Mile Leg Burn and a Killer Half Century. (Be prepared for some rough terrain on the 30 mile and Half Century, such as sand, gravel, etc ...)
- Run = 5K, 10K and Half Marathon
- Walk = 5K and 10K
- Roll = 10K
- Cool goodie bag and free t-shirt with registration
- Chip timing (5K, 10K and Half Marathon only) and NEW individual event medals awarded for all events!
- Great live music and dancing
- One FREE beer (for participants 21+, ID's will be checked).
- Free festival and safety expo with giveaways, raffles, prizes and activities for the kids. END EVENT FESTIVAL ENDS PROMPTLY AT 1PM. Feel free to bring the whole family, even the dog!
PRIOR TO AND AFTER THE EVENT ...
VOTED #7 IN THE NATION ON YELP's 100 BEST RESTAURANTS IN THE US, The Morrison will give our participants a classic burger and a pint of any beer of their choice for ONLY $10 when they pick up their bib at Velo Studio on May 20th ALL DAY. Just show your bib and get this amazing throwback deal.
On May 21st after you ride, run, walk or roll, come to the official restaurant of FTR Griffith Park, The Morrison @ 3179 Los Feliz Blvd and be sure to eat and drink at this top rated Scottish pub. The Morrison is giving 25% of proceeds that day back to Finish The Ride/SAFE. This top ten national yelp pick features a wide array of draft beers, a library of scotch that is without equal and arguably the best pub food in the City. So come out enjoy, and continue to give to a great cause!
Join Finish The Ride, Run, Walk N' Roll Griffith Park 2017 not only for yourself, but for those who survived, those who didn't and the safety of ALL!
#FTRGriffithPark #EndHitandRuns #SafeCityStreets
For more information on the event itself or how you can help, e-mail us at register@FinishTheRide.org or call (844) 884-7233 Ext. 801
Event schedule and times
When: Sunday, May 21st, 2017
Where: The Autry Museum, Griffith Park: 4700 Western Heritage Way, Los Angeles, CA 90027
Registration opens at 6:00am, it is recommended you arrive at least 30mins before your event start to register and 15mins before your event start if you are already pre-registered, to pick up your bib.
Schedule (Exact event start times are subject to change):
6:00 AM Check-in opens
7:00 AM Killer Half Century start
8:30 AM 20 Mile Nice N' Easy Ride & 30 Mile Leg Burn Ride start
8:45 AM 6 Mile Ride/Roll start
9:00 AM 5K/10K Run/Walk, Half Marathon start
END EVENT EXPO ENDS AT 1 PM.
Post event festivities begin including a Street Safety Expo with live music, food, drink, free stuff from sponsors, silent auction and a raffle!
PARKING: Cyclists should park in the free lots surrounding Griffith Park, leaving the lots at the Autry Museum open for the runners and walkers.