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Mark your calendars for this year's Great Ride - Saturday, August 31, 2019

ONLINE REGISTRATIONS ends at Noon on Friday, August 30th.  But, you can always register on site!

Check out photos from previous years online now!

Join us for the 9th Annual Great Ride - A motorcycle ride benefitting Special Olympics of Texas.

Participation Cost - Minimum donation of $25 per rider, and $10 per passenger

SATURDAY, August 31, 2019
Registration begins at 7:30 a.m.
Kick stands up at 9:30 a.m.

CityLine Plaza
1251 State Street
Richardson, Tx 75082

This year's ride will both Start and End at CityLine in Richardson. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. with coffee, donuts and live music. Kick stands up at 9:30 a.m. While this is a group ride, it is not escorted. Riders are encouraged to go at your own pace and arrive safely back at CityLine for the festivities about 11:30 a.m. The overall ride is about 2 hours long, not quite 100 miles.

Each paid participant in the event will receive a voucher that will get them lunch from their choice of restaurant between Good Union, Char'd, and Tricky Fish.

  • Vendors and Music will be on the plaza.
  • Interested in having a vendor booth at The Great Ride? Contact

This is the 9th year of The Great Ride, part of the City of Richardson's Corporate Challenge. There were over 200 participants in 2018! Each participating company is asked to raise a minimum of $1,000 for Special Olympics Texas, the event's charity of choice for over 20 years. To date, the Challenge has given this organization over $2 million dollars, which has provided hundreds of Special Olympic athletes with uniforms, transportation to competitions, quality equipment and hours of practice time. The Great Ride was added as a fundraising aspect that allows anyone to participate in raising money for this great cause and have fun doing it! If you are part of the Corporate Challenge teams, be sure to select your company name for "credit" for raising money. Not part of the Corporate Challenge? No worries, all riders are welcome!

Minimum Donation - $25 per driver, $10 per passenger. (But you can always give more!)

Rain Out - If rained out, this event will not be rescheduled.

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montage of images from previous Great Rides

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