January 20, 2019
Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Ride
This is a free ride, but registration is required. Registration will be online or you may sign up on the day-of at Wayne State's McGregor Memorial Conference Center between 9-9:30AM.
2018 MLK Memorial Ride SPONSORS
Did you know that Martin Luther King, Jr. first delivered his iconic “I Have a Dream” speech in Detroit? It’s true! On January 20, 2019 we invite you to join TdT for its 7th annual celebration of the life and legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.
GETTING TO THE EVENT:
The ride will begin and end at McGregor Memorial Conference Center on the campus of Wayne State University.
Parking is available on-street (free on the holiday) and at structures PS#2 (Lodge Service Drive S. of Kirby), PS#8 (Forest between Woodward and Cass Ave.) surface lots #32 (at the Law School) and #31 (behind the Faculty Administration Building). Regular rates will apply. Parking information and Campus map can be found here.
The route is approximately 10 miles in length and will feature several historical sites relevant to Dr. King and other local activists that were integral to the March and the impact of the “I Have a Dream” speech delivered at Cobo Arena afterward.
HELMET MANDATORY RIDE:
ALL cyclists must wear a helmet to ride in this event. Double, and triple check that you have the appropriate gear before leaving the house.
To protect the safety of our riders, please note that no bags over 420 cubic inches (6.9 L) will be permitted on the ride.
After the ride, hot chocolate is being kindly provided by Wayne State University.