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Doc May Memorial Melon Ride

  • Howell Courthouse Lawn 200 E. GRAND RIVER AVE. Howell, MI USA 48843 (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.  The Family Ride is about half the distance of the full bike ride.

All registered riders will receive a route map and a commemorative
t-shirt (only guaranteed if you register by August 3rd at 11:59pm) and a bike drawing raffle ticket.

Cost: $30 (early) / $35 (after August 3rd) per rider for the full bike ride (Shirt and melon ice cream included) 

$15 (early) / ($20 after August 3rd) per rider for the family ride
(Shirt and melon ice cream included)

$10 early / ($15 after August 3rd) for each child
(no shirt, but will get a Doc May bike tag and melon ice cream)

Click here to register via RunSignUp

Click here to view the Course Map for the Long Route
Click here to view the Course Map for the Family Route


Earlier Event: August 17
41st Annual Howell Melon Run
Later Event: September 28
Big Band Dinner & Dancing Fund Raiser