Ride 'Round Rhody bike-athon for charity

Ride 'Round Rhody bike-athon for charity

SMITHFIELD - LIFEcycle Inc. will host its 6th annual Ride 'Round Rhody bike-athon at Bryant University, 1150 Douglas Pike, on Sunday, Aug. 10. Cyclists will have the chance to ride 25- or 75- miles through tree-lined roads, gently rolling terrain and climbs.

All riders are required to raise or donate a minimum of $250, which will be donated to local hospitals to provide cancer treatment services. Riders must pay a $70 registration fee; $100 the day of event.

Registration for the 75-mile ride begins at 6 a.m. and the race starts at 7. Registration for the 25-mile ride begins at 9:30 a.m. and the race starts at 10:30.

Family and friends are invited to celebrate with food, music, prizes, vendors and a wellness fair from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Online registration will close Aug. 1.

For more information visit www.RRRhody.org or contact event organizer Jacob Brier at jacob@lifecycling.org or 401-437-6934.