What is the route of the River Ride?
Final route cues will be given to all River Riders the morning of the event. At this time, the description below is the best information available to date, but it is still subject to final confirmation, and may change slightly before the day of the race.
100, 70, and 50 Mile: Starts at Griffith Park, Park Center. Riders begin riding down Crystal Springs Drive and enter the LA River Bikeway at the 5 freeway overpass/Autry Museum and proceed downstream (south). Riders exit the Bikeway south of Fletcher Street, and detour through the city via streets. The final route to be determined but may include Riverside Drive, San Fernando, Avenue 19, North Spring Street, Alpine Street, Cesar Chavez, Boyle Boulevard, Olympic Boulevard, Grande Vista Avenue, and District Boulevard. Riders enter the South County LA River Bike Trail just east of Atlantic Boulevard in the City of Vernon, and continue downstream to Rosecrans. At Rosecrans, riders cross the River to the east bank with a rest stop at Ralph Dills Park in the City of Paramount. 50 mile riders turn around at the City of Paramount. 100 and 70 mile Riders continue south to the Port of Long Beach area and then travel on surface streets to the pit stop.
The round trip proceeds back upstream, retracing the same route in reverse, with a minor modifications in the last mile. See route slip on the day of the ride for final details.