Bike MS - Great Maine Getaway 2016






Ride Details

Bike MS: Great Maine Getaway 2016

Date(s): August 13-14, 2016
Start/Finish Location: University of New England, 11 Hills Beach Road, Biddeford, ME 
Registration Fee: $55-170
Fundraising Minimum: $250 (due on or before the day of the event)
Age Minimum: 14 years old
Event Manager: Sue Tidd
Phone: 1-800-344-4867

Start Times

  • Saturday registration opens at 5:30 a.m.
  • Start at 7:30 a.m.
  • Saturday routes close at 4:00 p.m.
  • Sunday registration opens at 6:30 a.m.
  • Sunday route close at 3:00 p.m.


2014 Great Maine Getaway group riding

The 32nd Annual Bike MS: Great Maine Getaway, to be held August 13-14, 2016, will take place in Biddeford, one of Maine’s finest coastal destinations. During this two-day ride, cyclists will experience the beauty of Maine’s southern coastline, including an up close look at “Walkers Point”, the summer home of President George H.W. Bush.

With the University of New England (UNE) as our host for the weekend, you’ll be treated to priceless views of the Atlantic Ocean as you begin and end your ride Saturday and Sunday. UNE even has their own private beach to take in a sunrise or enjoy after your ride.  Whether you’re looking for a destination weekend away with friends or family, you are an experienced cyclist or a novice, we have a great choice of routes for you ranging from 25 to 100 miles.

Rider check-in begins Friday night with accommodations available at UNE. You can also just join us bright and early Saturday morning before hitting the road. When you return, enjoy the festivities with food, music and massage. The fun continues Saturday evening with an awards ceremony and dinner (additional tickets available online). On Sunday enjoy a full breakfast and then head out for another beautiful ride. When you return, top off a great weekend with a Maine lobster at our traditional Lobster Bake (additional tickets available online).

Whether you are an individual rider, part of a team, or a family looking for a destination weekend supporting an important cause, the Great Maine Getaway is the perfect event for you!


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Saturday, August 13, 2016 (All day) to Sunday, August 14, 2016 (All day)