2024 Bike the Bridges supporting Special Olympics Northern California
2024 Bike the Bridges

About 2024 Bike the Bridges

October 5, 2024 @ Waterfront Park 

We are back at Waterfront Park in Martinez!  Join us for the 15th Annual Bike the Bridges & Brewfest. 

Bike the Bridges & Brewfest includes scenic ride options that pass over the Martinez and Carquinez Bridges. The fundraiser also features a Brewfest with multiple local breweries, food and entertainment, and a commemorative pint glass.  Riders 21 years of age or older will receive a complimentary Brewfest wristband and can purchase Brewfest tickets for their guests at the time of rider registration.

Proceeds benefit Special Olympics Northern California to provide free year-round sports, inclusive education, health and leadership programs to children and adults with intellectual disabilities. 

The Ride

Riders can select one of five distances, each boasting scenic views along the routes.  E-Bikes are welcome!  We've added a new distance!  Not quite ready for a Century ride?  How about the Half Century ride!  

25-mile ride – $90
50K ride – $95
100K ride – $115
Half Century ride - $115 New distance!
Century ride – $120

All riders will receive a Bike the Bridges T-shirt, BBQ lunch and a commemorative pint glass (while supplies last). Riders 21 years of age and older will also receive a complimentary wristband to the Brewfest.  Check out the Bike Routes!

Go the Extra Mile

We encourage all participants to go the extra mile and raise additional funds for our athletes. Reach out to family, friends and colleagues and ask them to support your online fundraising efforts. In addition to your commemorative t-shirt and pint glass you can earn additional incentive rewards.

Raise $300 - Earn a long-sleeve dri-fit T-shirt. 

Raise $400 - Earn a commemorative Bike the Bridges bike jersey. 

Check out the cool stuff

Raise $1000 - Earn VIP status to include VIP check-in, VIP entrance to Brewfest, commemorative Brewfest glassware, access to VIP area with snacks and drinks, bib with your name on it*, guaranteed custom jersey prior to start of ride*.

*Must have raised the $1,000 incentive level by August 31, 2024 in order to guarantee personalized bib and jersey by ride day.

The incentive levels include your registration fee and are cumulative. So the more you raise, the more you earn and the more our athletes benefit.​ 

Be Part of the King/Queen of the Mountain Challenge!

Are you up for the challenge?  The Challenge is approximately a two-mile ascent of Crockett Boulevard (between Pamona Street and Cumming Skyway in Crockett).  The climb is part of the 100K, Half Century and Century routes.  For the 25 and 50K routes, riders turn left on Crockett Boulevard for the ascent and then make a u-turn at the top, enjoy the descent and rejoin their routes at Pamona Street.   The male and female in each age group will win the coveted polka-dot Bike the Bridges Bike Jersey!  Registration fee is $10 for the 25 mile and 50K riders, and included for 100K and Century riders.  E-Bikes are not eligible for the Challenge.  

Become a Sponsor!

There are a variety of sponsorships available which can be tailored to fit your needs and promote your company in the community. For more information, please contact Celia at CeliaG@sonc.org.

Volunteer for the Event!

We need volunteers.  If you have time available, we could use your help!  There are a variety of job duties and a flexible schedule.  Please contact Celia at CeliaG@sonc.org for more information.  Our online volunteer calendar will be available soon with shift times and descriptions.

The Brewfest – The Public is Invited!

Enjoy live music and sample delicious brews from the best local breweries. The public can purchase a guest wristband in advance for $40 per person, which includes a commemorative pint glass (while supplies last). Walkup Brewfest wristbands are $50. A photo ID will be required before a wristband will be issued.  Bring your family and friends and don't forget your sunscreen and lounge chairs! 



Starts at:  October 5, 2024 8:15 AM
Ends at:  October 5, 2024 6:00 PM


Martinez Waterfront Park
245 North Court Street
Martinez,CA 94553 USA


Special Olympics Northern California

Why Participate?

You are helping Special Olympics change lives!

The impact that Special Olympics makes on the lives of children and adults with intellectual disabilities goes far beyond the playing field. Our sports, education, health and leadership programs positively impact their lives by instilling self-confidence which carries over into their everyday lives.

Our athletes participate in all our programs at no cost to them or their families. Special Olympics could not possibly offer the excellent opportunities to our athletes without the financial support of people in our local communities.

Volunteer Opportunities Available

We have plenty of opportunities and all of the are important to the success of the event.  These are great opportunities for local clubs and organizations as well as school groups.  There are several job duties and time shifts available.  Now is the chance to make a difference in your local community.  Contact Celia for details at CeliaG@sonc.org.

Sponsorship Opportunities Available

Contact Celia Guevara for to get involved at CeliaG@sonc.org