626 Golden Streets: 18+ Mile Open Streets Extravaganza Coming to SGV on March 5

On Sunday March 5th, 2017 – the one year anniversary of the Foothill Gold Line Extension grand opening – the Metro Open Streets Program presents ​ 626 Golden Streets, a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to walk, bike, run, skate, scoot, dance and play on over 18 miles of car-free open streets. The FREE, family-friendly event will touch much of the (626) area code, linking 7 Foothill cities and 6 Gold Line stations, for the first time. The festivities will kick off at 8:45am with an official Opening Ceremony at Mission St./Meridian Ave. in South Pasadena featuring special guests, giveaways, a free bike raffle, performances, and start of the Train Run Challenge, the San Gabriel Valley’s first 7-city, point-to-point half marathon from South Pasadena to Duarte.
The event is free to the general public. Attendees can start & stop at any point along the route, and explore as much or as little of the event route as they wish. Along the 18+ mile route, check out activity zones where you can enjoy live music, free fitness & dance classes, pop-up art installations, kids play zones, and more! Participants are encouraged to travel across the event route by foot, bike, skates, skateboard, scooter, penny farthing, or any other type of human-powered vehicle!
● WHAT: ​626 Golden Streets presented by Metro ​ – FREE Community Event!
● WHO: All ages, family-friendly!
● WHEN: Sunday March 5th, 2017 (9am-3pm)
● WHERE: South Pasadena, San Marino, LA County, Arcadia, Monrovia, Duarte, Irwindale, Azusa
For route map and more info visit www.626goldenstreets.com #626GoldenStreets #GabetheSasquatch Bike San Gabriel Valley (BikeSGV) is a community-based organization committed to realizing a more bicycle, pedestrian and transit-friendly San Gabriel Valley, and lead organizer of this open streets event. BikeSGV offers programs and advocates for the development of people friendly streets and a more active, transit-friendly SGV.
BikeSGV offers FREE year-round programming, including:
● SGV Bicycle Education Center (Low-cost bicycles, repairs, and workshops)
● Cycling Without Age
● Bike Train & Rides (Monthly Rides in 30 SGV cities in 2017)
● Women on Wheels
● Free Bike Classes (Learn to Bike, Active Commuting, & Safety)
● Volunteer Opportunities
Details: www.bikesgv.org #BikeSGV

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