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The 14th Annual Bicycle Balloon Race, sponsored by RE/MAX

Pilots and bikers are gearing up for the 14th annual Bicycle Balloon Race on Wednesday, July 29, 2020. Raindate for this event is Thursday, July 30. This event is a highlight each year because it is an event that gives back.

Bicyclists and pilots team up in this unique race to raise money and have some fun. Pilots graciously donate a balloon ride to the biker who pays a registration fee – of which 100% goes to the charity. The biker rides in the balloon and their bike gets strapped to the outside of the basket. The pilots must fly past a boundary line designated on a map. Once past the boundary line they may land and drop their biker off. The biker races back to the Fairgrounds.

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The Bicycle Balloon Race raises money for local charities. The past few years fundraising efforts benefited the Fred Grotenhuis Memorial Scholarships, 501c3 EIN 47-5329131. Donations in 2020 will benefit the newly formed Fred T. Grotehnhuis Veterans Community Center project, 501c3 EIN 83-3749201. For more informaiton on this project contact Giulia Grotenhuis at email below.

Check back for details. If you are a biker and would like to be added to the email list send an email to


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