Mary Free Bed Handcycle and Wheelchair Racing
Propelling forward with nothing but arm strength and conviction, wheelchair and handcycle racers at the Fifth Third River Bank Run compete against athletes from all over the world. The Mary Free Bed Guild has proudly sponsored the 25K wheelchair race since 1989 and the handcycle race since 2005. The Handcycling Team races against stiff competition.
The Mary Free Bed handcycling team is a great way to get outside and cycle with a group of people who like to stay active. The team is competitive and travels to races throughout the country, such as the River Bank Run. Handcycling is for individuals 16 or older. Handcycling experience not necessary.
March 14 - kickoff meeting
Practices weekly 2-4 p.m. Saturday on White Pine Trail
Summer: White Pine Trails (Meeting place in the Victory Signa parking lot, next to the Fifth Third Ball Park.)
Spring/fall: Millennium Park on Kent Trails
No cost for recreational handcyclists.
For compettive handcyclists, there is a $40 team registration fee (includes jerseys, t-shirts, stickers, and perks provided by our sponsors).
More Information About Handcycling and Wheelchair Racing
Mary Free Bed Wheelchair and Adaptive Sports Program
235 Wealthy SE
Grand Rapids, MI