Pelican State Credit Union to host free kids bike race

Monroe, Louisiana – Pelican State Credit Union is hosting a FREE Kids Bike Race on Saturday, October 13, 2018, in Monroe, Louisiana. This completely free family event is open to the public, and all participants ages 12 and under are entered to win one of three parties for 10 at Altitude Trampoline Park!

The festivities will take place at the Monroe Civic Center at 401 Lea Joyner Memorial Expressway, Monroe, LA. Sign-in starts at 9 am, and the bike races begin at 10 am. There will be three races divided by age group: 5 and under, 6-9 and 10-12. All race participants will receive a medal of completion and a goody bag after being cheered on by their family members, friends and Petey the Pelican.

It is a great opportunity for families to get outside, be active and leave their wallets at home! In addition to the races, there will be healthy refreshments, music and games, a fire truck, a bounce house and face painting for the kids, as well as door prizes for parents.

This event is made possible because of the support of its sponsors: Lagniappe Broadcasting, Monroe Pediatrics, Car Town of Monroe, RL Traylor Enterprises, City of Monroe Firefighters, City of Monroe Police Department, Creed and Creed Law, Holistic Vibes and Xact Business Solutions.

Helmets and bikes are required for all race participants. Parents can register their children at For more information, please contact Pelican State CU Monroe Branch Manager JT Thomas at (225) 408-6331 or check out the event on Facebook.