Major Taylor Trail Keepers Annual Event 2023Major Taylor Trail Head Dan Ryan Woods 87th and Damen Grove 13 between Western and Damen on 87th Chicago, IL 60620 Organized by Major Taylor Trail Keepers Chicago $25 instant refund on this event with gift card.
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Major Taylor Trail Keepers Celebration Ride
MAJOR TAYLOR CHICAGO SPONSORED RIDE
This event, Saturday August 26, 2023, marks the 124th year anniversary of Marshall “Major “Taylor winning the world 1-mile championship in Montreal. Taylor won the one-mile sprint, to become the first African American to win a world championship in cycling and was our nation's first African American sports hero.
The Major Taylor Trail Keepers bicycle ride in Chicago and its southern suburbs featured a revitalized stretch of the Major Taylor Trail and serves as a fundraiser for the trail's upkeep.
Registration and check in is from 8-8:30am. A tribute to Major Taylor and special presentation is from 8:30-9am. All rides start at 9:00 a.m. in a location to be determined along the trail before May.
This event is organized by the Major Taylor Trail Keepers Chicago, Friends of the Major Taylor Trail, and Major Taylor Cycling Club Chicago in conjuction with Forest Preserves of Cook Couunty.
Event details and schedule
August 26, 2023
Major Taylor Trail Head Dan Ryan Woods87th and Damen Grove 13 between Western and Damen on 87th Chicago, IL 60620