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25th Annual Midnight Bike Ride to Take Place Friday, Sept. 19

September 11, 2014

For the 25th consecutive year, UDM will host its annual Midnight Bicycle Tour of Detroit on Friday, Sept. 19 from 8 p.m. to midnight.

Before the night is over, the 20-mile round-trip excursion will include such sites as the Palmer Park/Palmer Woods areas, Indian Village, Greektown, the Cultural Center, Eastern Market, the Boston - Edison District and a north Woodward ride through downtown Detroit. Escorting the students will be members of the UDM Public Safety Department.

The bike tour includes rest stops to point out places of interest and a hot dog break late into the night at Detroit's famous Lafayette Coney Island. The cyclists should return to campus around midnight.

On-site registration will be also available beginning at 7 p.m. The event begins at 8 p.m. in the Kassab Mall near the Livernois entrance of the McNichols Campus. UDM students will begin the ride in Parking Lot "A," north of Reno Hall on the McNichols Campus.

Currently only registered UDM students can participate for free.

All individuals will receive a biking water bottle and T-shirt for the event. Shirts may be picked up from the Student Life Office after 2 p.m. on Friday.

UDM students can purchase the limited edition moisture-wicking T-shirt for $5. Non-UDM students can participate for $20, which includes the limited edition moisture-wicking T-shirt. Please visit: registration site on Eventbrite to register.

For more information, contact the UDM Student Life Office at 313-993-1150.

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