Maine Lighthouse Ride

Maine Lighthouse Ride

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Sponsored by the Eastern Trail Alliance

Saturday, September 9, 2017

Southern Maine Community College

South Portland

Registration Update:  We are now sold out. Please note that you must be pre-registered to ride, and there will be no on-site registration.

We are pleased that two charitable organizations are doing the Maine Lighthouse Ride as part of their fundraising efforts. The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society has reserved 130 registrations under their Team in Training program. Learn more about how you can turn your miles into cancer cures at The Crohn's and Colitis Foundation’s Team Challenge program has reserved 20 registrations. 

2016 was another fantastic rider experience - we had a great day for for the 2016 Lighthouse Ride.  

Can't ride this year? Why not consider volunteering? Click here for a flyer on volunteer options.

Pictures of the 2016 ride can be viewed here.

MLR Ride Description - Go here for a comprehensive description of the what is included in and available with the Lighthouse ride.

Bicycling options and start times:

  • Century (100-mile) 7:00 am (See all 9 lighthouses)
  • 2013 Maine Lighthouse Ride shot62-mile (metric century) 7:30 am (8 lighthouses visible)
  • 40-mile 8:00 am (8 lighthouses visible)
  • 25-mile 8:30 am (7 lighthouses visible)

All rides start and end at Southern Maine Community College - click here for directions. If you are coming from out of town, there are many lodging options.

Maps and Cue Sheets are available here - they will also be provided at the ride.

Maine Lighthouse Bike Jerseys can be ordered online at any time - they make great gifts as well. You can see 2017MLRjersey2017 MLR Bike Jerseythe new 2016 jersey design to the right. Jerseys from the 2016, 2015, 2014 and 2013 rides are also available.

Jerseys can be ordered online now - directly from Atayne, which "makes performance outdoor clothing and sports apparel that is safe for people and the planet."

Important rider information (frequently asked questions) is available here.

Rest stops and lunch. Food will be served between 11 am and 5 pm. Rest Stop Hours are available here.

Please note that this is a tobacco free event. SMCC is tobacco free and smoke-free campus as are all of our rest stops.

Check out the great Sponsors that have contributed funds and in-kind goods to support the Lighthouse Ride. Please patronize these great businesses as a way of saying thanks for their support of the Eastern Trail! Want to become a sponsor? - More information here

2016 RidersTotal of 40 States and Provinces 

Maine Lighthouse Ride Rates
September 9, 2017


Registration is now closed - we have reached our limit of 1200 riders.

Become an Eastern Trail Alliance member now and reduce your registrations costs for next year's Maine Lighthouse Ride - go here to join


(Registration fees cannot be refunded or transferred to a future ride)

Maine Lighthouse Ride Bike Jersey

201 6MLRj erseyNew Design for 2017! - Maine Lighthouse Ride Bike Jerseys available for ordering now!! Click image for more information

Bike Jerseys from the 2016, 2015, 2014 and 2013 Maine Lighthouse Rides can also be ordered online - More info and pictures here

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