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200 E. Sunrise Highway
Lindenhurst, NY 11757
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Soldier Ride

SoldierRide2015small.gifOn Friday, July 17, 2015, the Town of Babylon will host the 7th Annual Wounded Warrior Soldier Ride. This event is a 25 mile bicycle ride through the Town of Babylon to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project and support servicemembers who have been injured in the line of duty and their families. The route begins at Town Hall in Lindenhurst and ends at Overlook Beach on Ocean Parkway.  Since 2008, over $600,000 has been raised for the Wounded Warrior Project as a result of this event.

To register, please click here. Online registration ends on July 15th at 5:00 PM. Riders can register as a team if they wish. Registration will be available on event day.

If you are active duty military, an active duty military family member, a student or would like to start/join a team, email to get a promo code for discounted registration.

Registration includes:
  • 2015 Soldier Ride T-Shirt
  • Event Day festivities
  • Bib Number
  • Registered riders may pick up their packets on Thursday, July 16 at American Legion Post 1120 on 80 Herbert Avenue in Lindenhurst from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM.

    The schedule for the ride on July 17 is as follows:

    7:00 AM - Registration and Packet Pickup Opens
    9:00 AM - Opening Ceremony
    9:30 AM - Ride begins
    Post ride - Community Picnic

    The ride is rain or shine. Transportation will provided from the end point at Overlook Beach back to Town Hall.

    Rider Reception Dinner
    SoldierRideDinnerFlyer2015-.gifOn Wednesday, July 15, the Town of Babylon will be hosting a Rider Reception Dinner to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project and to support the Soldier Ride. Guests will have the opportunity to meet with Soldier Ride participants. The dinner starts at 6:00 PM at the American Airpower Museum on New Highway in Farmingdale. A ticket for the dinner costs $50.00. Ten person tables are available.

    A ticket includes dinner provided by Texas Roadhouse and live music.

    To purchase tickets, make a check payable to "Wounded Warrior Project" and drop off or mail to:

    Councilman Tom Donnelly's Office
    200 E Sunrise Highway
    Lindenhurst, NY 11757

    Please include name, phone number, and address of where tickets should be sent to. In the event of late orders, tickets will be held at the door.

    For more information, please call (631) 957-3081.