Cranksgiving is a food drive on two wheels. It’s part bike ride, part food drive, and part scavenger hunt. The 2017 Cranksgiving ride will take place on Saturday, November 18th.
Try something new for your giving this year! Grab your friends and family and join us for a fun and challenging November bicycle ride around Mankato! This isn’t your average stroll around town… you’ll be collecting food from various grocery stores to benefit the FOCP BackPack Food Program while competing to win some cool prizes!
All food donations collected will go to the Backpack Food Program through Feeding Our Communities Partners (FOCP). FOCP is a nonprofit organization focused on ending local hunger, specifically through, the BackPack Food Program which serves over 900 area elementary students within Blue Earth County on weekends and school breaks.
DATE & TIME: Saturday, November 18th, 2017.
3PM Registration, 3:45PM Manifest Distribution, 4PM Ride starts, 7PM celebration
DIFFICULTY: This is an event for all skill levels. You will be bicycle commuting throughout Greater Mankato a distance between 5-15 miles (you’ll choose your route when manifests are distributed).
TIPS: Bring your bike, a bag, a bike lock, $10-$20 to spend on food, lights (and a helmet would be good). You will be riding to various grocery stores throughout Greater Mankato to buy items specified on the manifest.
LOCATION: Meet up is at Key City Bike’s NEW locaton, 204 E Vine St. Mankato, MN 56001
Thank you to our Sponsors:
JP Fitness MN
ARTifact- Paint Your Own Pottery-
Nicollet Bike Shop
Bent River Outfitter