Barringer Road and Central Valley invite the community to line the streets in support of the Ride for Missing Children as it raises money and awareness to help in the safe return of lost and abducted children.
On June 1, 2018, nearly 500 Ride for Missing Children bicyclists will pedal into and out of Ilion, stopping at Barringer Road Elementary School from 2:35 until 3:05.
Barringer Road students will cheer the riders on, decorate the school with support signs, the 4th grade chorus will sing a song, a massive balloon launch to honor those children who are still missing; and take a group picture to honor all those children who have been found since the ride began 21 years ago.
For safety, local law enforcement will stop traffic coming into Barringer Road School 2-3:30 p.m. that day. Traffic in town will also be interrupted as riders travel the streets 2:15-2:35 and again when they depart the village 3:05-3:20.
Riders will enter Ilion from Frankfort via East Main St., turn right up Barringer Rd., and continue straight to Barringer Road School. When they depart Barringer Road School, they will turn left on Barringer Rd., turn left onto West Montgomery St. and right onto Division St. to West Prospect St., They will turn left onto W. Prospect and continue to McGowan Rd., turn right onto McGowan Rd. to a left onto West Main St. and continue out of town toward Frankfort. Please refer to the link for additional course information. Please expect traffic delays along the route as the riders enter and leave town.