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We’re racing August 12, 2023.

Grasshopper Kids Bicycle Race | Saturday, August 12, 2023 | 9 am – 1 pm


The 12th Grasshopper Kids Bike Race is set for Saturday August 12,2023. Race categories just for kids in pre K through Grade 8 base on school registration for the fall of 2022, more details below.

The location for the kids bike race is in Cedar Grove, along the West Essex Rail Trail / Fire Road below the new Cedar Grove Community Center on Fairview Avenue. The entire course loop is about 0.3 miles long and is very accessible to spectators.

Time for just kids to get out and ride their bikes in a fun and competitive event and show off the nearby Hilltop Reservation and West Essex Rail Trail and the recreation opportunities that both offer.

To defray the expense of insurance and other costs, a small participation fee of $10 per entrant will to be charged. Any funds that are collected beyond the necessary expenses to run the event will be donated to the Hilltop Conservancy to help them continue their work to benefit the Hilltop Reservation.  Online REGISTRATION thru Bike Reg,

The race starting times for each age group …..:

Pre-K – 1st grade boys 09:00, girls 09:05 0.6 miles

2nd – 3rd grade boys, 09:35, girls 09:40 0.9 miles

4th – 5th grade boys, 10:15, girls 10:20 1.2 miles

6th – 8th grade boys, 11:00, girls 11:05 1.8 miles

Closest parking spaces at Alaris Health, Cedar Grove, Keeney Street entrance or the Cedar Grove Community center and head donwhill thru the park



2022 Grasshopper Kid’s Race Recap

2019 Grasshopper Kid’s Race Recap