Chancellor’s Town and Gown Bike Ride


Thursday, September 28, 2023
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Fieldhouse/Wellness Center (map)

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Please join Chancellor Domenico Grasso and Dearborn Mayor Abdullah Hammoud for a fun, relaxing and community-focused bike ride through campus and Dearborn's West Downtown. 

The 10K (or 6.2 mile) bike ride loop is designed for beginner riders. 

There will also be a 5K (or 3.1 mile) MHealthy walk option for participants. 

Please bring a helmet and lock (if desired) for the bike ride. Volunteers will be on site to watch over bikes at planned stops. 

There will be bike and walk guides during the event. Extra precautions will be arranged when crossing Michigan Avenue. 


4:00 pm 

Meet in Parking Lot F, behind the Fieldhouse (labeled FH/WC on the map

Onsite registration

4:15 pm 

Brief welcome by Chancellor Grasso and Mayor Hammoud

4:20 pm 

Bike ride etiquette and safety overview 

4:30 pm 

Bike ride begins 

Walk begins 

Mayor Hammoud remarks at Dearborn Transit Station 

5:15 pm 

Meet up at Wagner Place Park in west Dearborn 

6:00 pm 

Return to UM-Dearborn for refreshments 

7:00 pm 

Event concludes 

Rain plan 

In the event of inclement weather, the event will be canceled. There will not be a make-up date. 

Hosted by

Chancellor Domenico Grasso and Dearborn Mayor Abdullah Hammoud


Ken Kettenbeil

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Free Food