Welcome to the Ride for the Roses
A snapshot of this weekend's festivities
Powerbar Health and Sports ExpoFriday, 5-8pm; Saturday 10am-8pm; Palmer Events Center (Barton Springs Road between Lamar and South First) Riders can pick up their registration packets. There will also be cancer screening and information about cancer awareness and prevention, as well as everything you can think of related to cycling equipment, clothes, and LAF gear.
Live Strong Kids Saturday, 8-11am; Auditorium Shores Come enjoy a one-mile walk, followed by all kinds of cancer education and family-related fun, such as a hockey goal challenge with Fang and the Austin Ice Bats, the Bike Safety Rodeo, and a scavenger hunt followed by a yellow Jell-O food fight. www.laf.org
A Conversation With Lance Armstrong Saturday, 8-9:30pm; Austin Convention Center. Tickets available online or at the Expo. Interview by the Today show's Ann Curry and Q&A with Lance related to issues of cancer survivorship.
Ride for the RosesSunday, 8am-5pm; Travis County Expo and Heritage Center Six-mile fun ride and routes of 25, 40, 70, and 100 miles through eastern Travis Co. $100 registration fee must register online or at Expo; no registration on Sunday.
Post-Ride Party Sunday, 10am-5:30pm; Travis County Expo and Heritage Center Lots of food, drink, and live entertainment