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August 19, 2023

Major Taylor Trail Keepers Annual Event 2023

Major Taylor Trail Start Location TBD ChicagoIL  60643 Organized by Major Taylor Trail Keepers Chicago $25 instant refund on this event with gift card.

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Major Taylor Trail Keepers Signature Ride


This event, Saturday August 19, 2023, marks the 124th year anniversary of Marshall “Major “Taylor winning the world 1-mile championship in Montreal. Taylor won the one-mile sprint, to become the first African American to win a world championship in cycling and was our nation's first African American sports hero.

The Major Taylor Trail Keepers bicycle ride in Chicago and its southern suburbs featured a revitalized stretch of the Major Taylor Trail and serves as a fundraiser for the trail's upkeep.

Registration and check in is from 10-10:30am. A tribute to Major Taylor and special presentation is from 10:30-11am. All rides start at 11:00 a.m. in a location to be determined along the trail before May.

This event is organized by the Major Taylor Trail Keepers Chicago, Friends of the Major Taylor Trail, and Major Taylor Cycling Club Chicago.

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Major Taylor Trail Start Location TBD ChicagoIL  60643

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Major Taylor Chicago Victory Ride - Individual Age group/open



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