Pioneer Ride & Run

In the spirit of fitness and fun, grab your bicycle, your running shoes, or both, and join the Malone community in a fundraiser to benefit scholarships for Malone students.

The Pioneer 125 meets the Malone 5K/Pump & Run... offering participation for all fitness levels.

Saturday, September 16, 2017

  • Cycling: metric century (approx 62 miles, untimed)
  • Cycling: family fun ride (approx 10 miles on Stark Parks trails, untimed)
  • Run/Walk: 5K (timed, with prizes for age groups)
  • Kids' Adventure Run with family-friendly activities including snow cones and face painting* (free)


Schedule of events:

7 a.m. Check-in opens for metric century riders
7:30 a.m. Departure of the metric century ride, led by President David King
8 a.m. Check-in opens for all other participants
9 a.m. First launch time for the family fun ride**
10:30 a.m 5K
11 a.m Lunch begins (available until 1 p.m.)
12:30 p.m. Approximate return time for metric century riders

*Childcare is not available on-site during the event. A parent must be present with children at all times.

**Multiple waves of riders for the family fun ride will be led by members of the Malone community and dismissed throughout the morning to keep group sizes small and safe. Exact launch times will be determined closer to the date of the event based on demand at the time of registration. If you plan to ride the 10-mile route and run the 5K, your launch time will be 9 a.m.

Next steps:

  1. Walk-in registration opens at 8 a.m. on Saturday, September 16 (fee includes a lunch ticket, and a t-shirt on a first-come, first served basis)
  2. Complete your waiver and submit electronically before the day of the event
  3. Be a fundraiser! Raise $500 for student scholarships and get a MU vintage tee

Thank you to our Platinum-Level Sponsor: 

Dutchman Hospitality Group

Thank you to our gold-level sponsors:



IN the media:

2017 Press Release, 2017

The Suburbanite, 2016