2022 Earth Day Market Ride

Event Date: 
Saturday, April 23, 2022

To make sure your Earth Day Market Ride miles count towards your BCC total, simply click the Date field in the Log a Ride box, choose April 23 from the calendar, and enter the miles you rode that day. Do this before May 21, as you can only log rides 30 days in the past.


The Earth Day Market Ride Saturday, April 23 is the Kick-Off event for the 35th Annual Bicycle Community Challenge, and a great way to celebrate Earth Day (plus, your rides this day will count toward your Bicycle Community Challenge total in May). See all the details below!

UPDATE: EVERGREEN RIDE WILL DEPART at 9:30 a.m. with MICHELLE Meet up at 9:15.

Meet neighbors, enjoy a Saturday bike ride to town, and support our local growers, makers and bakers at the Olympia Farmers Market!

Rides start in several different neighborhood locations listed below. Stay tuned here for updates or new ride starting points and times. The neighborhood rides will converge downtown at the Heritage Park Fountain at around 10:45 to 10:55 a.m.. We’ll have free one-dollar Market Tokens to share, plus free coffee from Dancing Goats Coffee, treats from San Francisco St Bakery, juices, gluten free treats, and free stickers for all! At 11:00 am, we'll have a cheer, a prize drawing and a (physically distanced) group photo. Then we'll ride to the Olympia Farmers Market, where you can catch some great live music, and enjoy the food and shopping! Bring your bike bags!

Helmet and leader-provided Liability Waiver required, rules of the road observed, and we ride rain or shine!

Neighborhood Ride Starting Points and Times:

Cutters Point Coffee (5.6 Miles)

Lacey Boulevard and Pacific Avenue roundabout.

Meet at 9:30 a.m. for coffee, Depart at 10 a.m.

Leader: YOGI

Joy Ride Bikes (5.2 Miles)

1225 Ruddell Rd

Meet up at 10: a.m., Depart at 10:10 a.m.

Leader: JEN

Trail Roundabout (Intersection of Chehalis and Woodland Trails) (4 Miles)

Meet up at 10:00 a.m., Depart at 10:15 a.m.  

Leader: SAM

Brewery Park at Tumwater Falls (kid-friendly starting point and route ~ 2.5 Miles)

Please walk bikes through the park to the kiosk at the multi-use trail entrance.

Meet up at 10:10 a.m., Depart at 10:25 a.m.

Leader: KERRI

Olympia High School (3.5 Miles)

Meet at bike racks on Carlyon Ave side of school (NW corner of school bldg).

Meet up at 10am, Depart at 10:15 a.m.

Leaders: PAUL and VERONICA

Roosevelt School parking lot entrance  (2 Miles)

San Francisco Avenue and Bethel Street, NE.

Meet up at 10:10 a. m. Depart 10:25 a.m.


The Evergreen State College (5.6 Miles)

Red Square Loop

Meet up at 9:15 a.m. Depart at 9:30

Leader: MICHELLE will guide you to Garfield School starting point.

Garfield Elementary School (1 Mile)

Garfield Avenue and Plymouth Street NW.

Meet up at 10:15am, Depart at 10:30 a.m.


Ride Totals

Number of Riders Distance
93 1273.81

Totals by Age Group

Age Category Number of Riders Distance
Junior (0-11) 4 19.30
Youth (12-18) 5 42.15
Adult (19-59) 55 777.46
Senior (60+) 29 424.90

Event Results by Team