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Event date: October 30, 2021
Organizer(s): Valley Bike and Ski
Location Name: Valley Bike and Ski, Apple Valley, MN
7707 149th Street West, Apple Valley, Minnesota 55124, United States 55124

Cranksgiving - Valley Bike & Ski Shop - Apple Valley, MN (

Cranksgiving is a food drive on two wheels. Part bike ride, part madcap scavenger hunt. All you need is a bicycle, a lock and a bag!

Registration is $10 to cover the cost of the T-shirt that each participant will receive, and all proceeds will go to support 360 Communities. You'll need $15-$20 to purchase food. All donations will support 360 Communities.

Pedal the streets and trails of Apple Valley, MN as you search for specific ingredients that make up a Thanksgiving dinner. Once you've collected all items and arrived at the finish, this feast will be donated to our town's most needy.

When: Saturday October 30th. Registration will open at 9:30am-10am, riding will start at 10am and everyone should be back by 12pm. Awards/prizes and refreshments will be at 12pm at Valley Bike & Ski.

How: You can register the day of the ride or online at:

Where: The event will start and end at Valley Bike & Ski. The ride will travel in the Apple Valley community.

What: You will get a manifest the day of the ride of what this need to be purchased and where. You then need to ride your bike to the designated location and purchase the food/goods at the location. You must ride your bicycle to all the locations and transport all goods on your bicycle. The ride will be 3-12 miles.

Who: Anybody who wants to help make a difference in there community.

The Cost: $10 to participate in the event, which will include a special addition Cranksgiving T-shirt. You are then encouraged to purchase $20 or more worth of food/goods. All food collected and extra funds will go to 360 Community/s

What to Bring: Dress appropriately for the weather, bring something to carry the purchased goods on your bike, a helmet, a bike lock.

Prizes: There will prizes award to participants based on:

1. Farthest Ride (electronic app must be used to track mileage)

2. Most generous (receipts to prove it)

3. Most stores visited (Receipts to prove it)

4. Most creative attire or costume. (it is Halloween weekend)

The Fine Print:

1. All riders will be required to do the following.

* Sign a ride day waiver

* Wear a helmet

* Obey all traffic laws

2. All transportation must be done on a bicycle, any type of bicycle: tandem, recumbents, cruisers etc. Children may ride in carts or tag-a-longs.

Cranksgiving is a national event that occurs in over 100 cities across the United States and Canada. Visit for more locations.