Emerald City Ride Details
Due to COVID-19 this event has officially been canceled. Please see our email to event registrants for details on donating or refunding your registration.
The safety of our riders, volunteers, and staff is our first priority and we have been given enough information to make this decision with confidence that it is the right one for all of our communities and partners.
Cost: $40-75 rider limit: 8,000
ONLINE REGISTRATION - PRICING SCHEDULE
We are moving away from day-of paper registration. Save $30 and sign up online in advance! Online registration will close on April 15 at 11:59 p.m.
RATE TIER ENTRY DATE PREMIUM MEMBER NON-MEMBER "Member Only" registration period 1/2/20 - 2/3/20 $40 N/A Registration 2/4/20 - 4/8/20 $40 $45 Late registration 4/9/20 - 4/15/20 $50 $55 Youth (ages 1-12) registration 1/2/20 - 4/15/20 $18 $20
DAY-OF REGISTRATION - PRICING SCHEDULE
RATE TIER ENTRY DATE PREMIUM MEMBER NON-MEMBER Day-of registration, in person 4/19/20 $70 $75
OPTIONAL REGISTRATION ADD-ONS
- Emerald City Ride T-shirt*
- Emerald City Ride Cycling Jersey*
- Parking Pass: $11 online or $15 from April 8 to morning of the ride
*Can be purchased during or after registration
- Registration purchased on or before April 8 will include FREE packet mailing.
- If you purchase registration on or after April 9, your packet will be available for pickup at the start line.
Scholarships are available for Emerald City Ride registration. To request scholarship aid, please click here and complete the form. Scholarship application closes Wednesday, April 8, 2020.
The ride will start and end just south of the University of Washington Husky Stadium. There will be limited parking available at UW, for those who purchase passes. We encourage folks to take the light rail, or get a few extra miles in and bike to the start!
7:00 am - 8:30 am: Start line is open.
By Bike: Check out the Seattle Bike Map to plan your route.
By Car: Parking lots E-01 and E-18 will be open. Parking must be purchased and is $11 online, $15 from April 8 to the morning of the ride.
By Transit: We encourage folks to take the Link Light Rail, trains arrive every 12 minutes starting at 6 am. Several bus routes also pass Husky stadium.
Below is the schedule for the 2020 route. Please note that there are hard cut-off times for accessing the I-5 and SR 520 lanes marked with an asterisk (*). Please plan accordingly.
6:00 am Pay parking opens at UW E-18 Lot
6:00 am Packet pickup opens in UW E-12 Lot
7:00 am Start Line opens in UW E-12 lot
7:05 am Access to I-5 Express Lanes opens
7:45 am Access to SR 520 Eastbound lanes opens
8:30 am Start line closes
*8:45 am Access to I-5 Express Lanes closes
8:45 am Finish Line opens in UW E-12 lot
9:30 am Food Stop at Hing Hay Park closes
*9:45 am Access to SR 520 Eastbound lanes closes
11:00 am Finish Line closes
11:30 am Finish Line Expo closes
Hing Hay Park in the International District
- Distance: 5.7 miles
- Open: 7:15 am to 9:30 am
- Ammenities: Free food, water, port-o-potties, mechanic
- Distance: 9.7 miles
- Open: 7:30 am to 9:30 am
- Ammenities: Water, port-o-potties, mechanic
Same as the Start Line -
8:45 am to 11:00 am: Finish line is open.
11:30 am: Expo area closes.
All riders will receive a commemorative souvenir that can be picked up from the Cascade booth.