BENTON, Ark. (KTHV) -- The Saline County Mayor's Youth Advisory Council will host a Bike-A-Thon on Saturday, September 14, 2013.
The purpose of the event is to provide financial support for the Care Center, Inc. The Care Center, located in Benton, provides meals and essential supplies for families in need.
The Bike-A-Thon is a 14 mile, time trial Bike Race that covers parts of Benton, Bauxite, and Bryant. Riders must be at least 15 years old to race and will be required to wear a helmet. Knee and elbow pads are recommended, but will be optional.
Registration is required and must be completed by Friday, August 30, 2013. Registration forms are available at Benton or Bryant City Hall as well as Benton or Bryant High School. You can also download an entry form online (pdf). The entry fee is $25.00 and includes a race day T-shirt.
The race will start and finish at the Benton Athletic Complex. Check in will begin at 7 a.m. with start time at 8 a.m.
(Source: City of Benton)