News Release

The 24th Annual Midnight Bike Tour of Detroit

Over 200 University of Detroit Mercy students on bicycles are expected to participate in the 24th  annual Midnight Bicycle Tour of Detroit on Friday, October 4, 2013 at 9 p.m.

UDM students will begin in Parking Lot "A," north of Reno Hall on the McNichols Campus. Before the night is over, the 25-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 UDM Public Safety Department.

The bike tour includes rest stops to point out places of interest and a hot dog break at midnight at Detroit's famous Lafayette Coney Island. The cyclists should return to campus around 1 a.m. on Saturday morning.

Currently only registered UDM students can participate for FREE. UDM students can purchase the limited edition moisture wicking t-shirt for $5.00. Non-UDM students can participate for $20.00, which includes the limited edition moisture wicking t-shirt. On-site registration begins promptly at 8 p.m. The event begins at 9 p.m in the Kassab Mall near the Livernois entrance. 

For more information or to rent a bicycle at no cost, contact the Student Life office at 313-993-1154, 313-993-1150, go to http://www.udmercy.edu/slo/ride/index.htm or e-mail programboard@udmercy.edu.

To Register with Event Brite http://udmmidnightbikeride2013.eventbrite.com/

Release date: September 22, 2013

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