Bike Night | Bikers for Babies - Sunday, September 20, 2009 Kansas Speedway, Kansas City, KS I-70 and 110th Street Exit Pre-register - Eight (8) pre-reg opportunities - $35 per person Event-day registration, 8 a.m. - 10 a.m. - $40 per person March of Dimes contact: Molly Shalz, 913-469-3611 Website: www.bikersforbabieskc.org --------------------------------------- 15th Annual Kansas City Bikers for Babies RIDE to Benefit March of Dimes Join thousands of motorcycle riders in the largest, one-day benefit ride to support the March of Dimes mission to give all babies a healthy start in life. Riders will convene at Kansas Speedway on Sunday, Sept. 20, 2009 for the 15th Annual Kansas City Bikers for Babies RIDE presented by Farmers Insurance. Last year, riders and sponsors contributed $630,000 to benefit the March of Dimes and bring its 14-year total to $3.7 million. Event organizers are expecting to reach the $4 million mark in 2009 as Kansas City Bikers for Babies enters its seventh year as the most successful March of Dimes motorcycle event in the country. For a $35 minimum donation, riders and passengers will enjoy a 100-mile all-Kansas route, complimentary lunch, a 2009 commemorative pin and patch and a ticket for special prize drawings. For every $100 raised, participants will earn a chance to win a 2010 Harley-Davidson motorcycle, donated by Worth Harley-Davidson North. Event day registration is $40 per person. Grand Donors who raise $1,000 will take laps around the Kansas Speedway track. Honorary Chairman Johnny Dare of 98.9 The Rock and Karli Ritter, FOX4-KC, will serve as emcees for the opening ceremonies. Participants can also enjoy a Chris Cakes all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast ($5); a People’s Choice Bike Show presented by Gail’s Harley-Davidson; Vendors' Expo, music performed by local bands and vintage motorcycle display. Registration opens at 8 a.m. and festivities at Kansas Speedway will conclude by 3 p.m. Riders are invited to attend the opening ceremonies inside the track at 9:15 a.m. and depart for the route by 10 a.m. Participants can avoid the event-day crowd and pre-register at one of eight area locations. Log on to www.bikersforbabieskc.org for pre-registration events. This American Motorcycle Association-sanctioned ride is presented by Farmers Insurance. Local sponsors include 98.9 The Rock, FOX4-KC, and Overland Park Regional Medical Center and supported by all local Harley-Davidson dealers and numerous Honda, Kawasaki, and Suzuki dealerships. All brands of motorcycles are welcome. The March of Dimes mission is to improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth and infant mortality. We carry out this mission through research, community services, education and advocacy to save babies.