Kids Zone



Saturday, September 11, 2021
1:40 PM
N. Meridian St. / New York St.

Kids age 3-9 just LOVE riding their bicycles on Meridian Street in front of cheering fans during the PNC/Meijer Kids Bike Race! Please join us for this free annual fun race.

Get Registered!

You can register your child in these easy steps. 

  1. Visit and select the child's appropriate age category (3-4, 5-6, or 7-9).

  2. Register with a BikeReg account or as a Guest.

  3. Complete the participant's information and emergency contact info.

  4. Finalize your registration.


Pre-registration is highly encouraged; however, participants may also register the day of the event on your smart phone. All registration check-in will be contactless. 


Event Details

  • Onsite Check-In: 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM at the Kids Zone Registration Tent (Meridian/New York) in the south-west quad of University Park.

  • Kids Race Staging Time: 1:30 PM, location TBA

  • Kids Race Start Time: 1:50 PM, location TBA

  • Parent/Child Reunion: Immediately following the Kids Race on the lawn of the Birch Bayh Federal Building.

Age Divisions: 3-9 years old

Youth race in waves according to age categories (3-4, 5-6, 7-9). This is a non-competitive, fun event and participants are not timed or scored. If youth choose to wear a mask while at the event, they will be required to remove their mask while participating in the Kids Race in the interest of safety for themselves and others. Participants may wear their mask up until the start of the race and then put it back on after the completion of the race. 

Juniors: 9-18 years old

For more information on races for youth age 9-18 years old, please visit our Novice Racing and Junior Racing pages.  

What to Bring​
  • Child's Bicycle (bikes are not provided by the event organizers)

  • Child's Helmet - Youth who do not have a bicycle helmet will have the opportunity to earn their own by visiting the CIBA Foundation tent in the Kids Zone, courtesy of the CIBA Foundation. 

  • Hydration (water bottle or sports drink)

  • Sunscreen

  • Mask if desired

  • A great attitude!


Parking Options​

We've got you covered!  Check out our event parking options here.