Omaha's Owl Ride Expected To Draw 2,000 Cyclists

More than 2,000 people are expected to pedal their way through Omaha's streets in the late-night Owl Ride next month.

Registration has already opened for the third annual nighttime ride, set to begin at 11 p.m. on July 13. The 16-mile Owl Ride is the largest annual night bicycle ride between Chicago and Denver. This year's even will also offer a shorter, family-friendly 7-mile ride.

Proceeds will go to the Meyer Foundation for Disabilities, which supports social and recreational programs for people with developmental disabilities in the Omaha area.

Riders must be equipped with front lights, rear red reflectors and helmets. The cost to register in advance is $30 for those 19 and older and $10 for those 18 and younger registering with an adult. Participants may register at

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