Mark your calendar for the 2017 Newburyport Slow Bike Race on Wednesday, August 2nd at 6 PM in Brow Square. The Slow Bike Race is one of many great local fundraising events during Yankee Homecoming week and is hosted by Coastal Trails Coalition. Funds raided from the event go towards pedestrian and bicycle paths connecting the towns of Newbury, Newburyport, Salisbury and Amesbury.
So how does one win the Newburyport slow bike race? By being the last rider to cross the finish line without touching a foot to the ground. In addition to awarding the slowest biker, there are also prizes for best costume, team spirit and most donations. The race is 1/2 block long and takes place in historic Brown Square in downtown Newburyport. If you haven’t had a chance to see the Newburyport Slow Bike Race in past years, enjoy aerial coverage brought to you by, UAV Look.
Mark your calendar for this fun event. We suggest heading downtown to the Yankee Homecoming Market Place to grab dinner from vendors and then heading over to Brown Square to catch the Slow Bike Race followed by a visit to Waterfront Park to enjoy free live music hosted by the Greater Newburyport Chamber of Commerce.