The 2018 Midwest Route of the National EMS Memorial Bike Ride beginning in St. Paul, MN is a special bicycling event to honor and celebrate the lives of EMS providers who were dedicated to EMS or have died in the line of duty. Funds raised during this ride benefit the families of fallen EMS practitioners through the Fallen Angel Fund.
The ride starts in St. Paul, MN and ends in Chicago, IL. This cycling event raises awareness of fallen Emergency Medical Services (EMS) personnel. The week concludes with a memorial service to which all participants, local EMS personnel, friends and families of the honorees participate.
- June 24th: 18:00 HealthEast EMS - ride orientation
- June 25th: 07:00 Opening Ceremony/Biking begins, St. Paul to Lake City, MN
- June 26th: 07:00 Lake City to La Crosse, WI
- June 27th: 07:00 La Crosse, WI to Merrimac, WI (Century)
- June 28th: 07:00 Merrimac, WI to Whitewater, WI
- June 29th: 07:00 Whitewater, WI to Milwaukee, WI
- June 30th: 07:00 Milwaukee, WI to Chicago, IL
This is a fully supported ride and we need both riders and support (Wingman) participants. Rest stops with snacks and bathrooms are provided every 10-20 miles. SAG vehicles will patrol the route for bikers needing assistance with mechanical/medical, or transportation needs. Safety is of utmost concern; please train and bring gear appropriate for a challenging road cycling ride.
There will be options to register as a rider or as a Wingman (Support) as well as options to register for the entire route, for multiple days or for any single day.
Online registration is available on the muddy angels web site by choosing the Midwest route (http://www.muddyangels.com) or by clicking on this link.
If you have any questions about the ride feel free to email david.Rogers@hcmed.org.
The National EMS Memorial Bike Ride, Inc. is a non-profit organization dedicated to honoring Emergency Medical Services personnel.