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9th Annual Doc May Memorial Melon Ride

  • Downtown Howell, MI 200 E. Clinton St Howell, MI, 48843 United States (map)

Slow it down, and enjoy a 15-mile ride through historic neighborhoods, the McPherson Park Bike Path, Crosstown Trail, Howell City Park and Lake View Cemetery. This ride has become a Howell Melon Festival Tradition and is our way of celebrating the life of Doctor Pat May.  The ride ends back at the Livingston County Courthouse for the post-ride, Howell Melon and Ice Cream.

All registered riders will receive a route map, a commemorative t-shirt, and bike drawing ticket. The bike is donated, and may be redeemed for store credit at Hometown Bicycles.  You must register before Friday, August 11th to be guaranteed a shirt! 

Click here to register via RunSignUp
Click here to view the Course Map

Looking to explore the Howell Melon Festival after your ride? Drop off your bike behind the Festival Tent on State Street (next to the historic Livingston County Courthouse), and we'll watch your bike for FREE!  This Bike Valet is brought to you by Hometown Bicycles and is available on Saturday from 7:00am-2:00pm. 

Site: Howell Courthouse Lawn, Downtown Howell, MI
Cost: $25 early/$30 after August 11th