Emerald City Ride Details

Event date: 
Sunday, May 26, 2019 - 7:00am


Cost: $18-$40 

rider limit: 8,000


Online Registration Closes: Wed. May, 22 at midnight

  Premium Member Basic Member
Adult (13+)                $36            $40
Youth (1-12)                $18            $20
*When you create an online account, you automatically become a free Cascade basic member. Learn more about our paid premium membership options and benefits here

****no day-of registration****



  • Packet Mailing - $5 (FREE if you register before April 1)
  • Day-of the ride packet pickup - $5 if purchased in advance, $10 otherwise
*Can be purchased during or after registration. NOTE: some add-ons have cutoff dates and are subject to availability


Scholarships are available for the Emerald City Ride registration. To request scholarship aid, please click here and complete the form. Scholarship application closes Sunday, April 20, 2019.


Three choices: 

1.  MAILED to you (FREE if you register before April 1, $5 if you register after April 1) 
2.  Cascade Bicycle Club early bird packet pickup (FREE)
    Thurs & Fri May 23 & 24 
    10 am-8 pm 
3.  Day-of event start line packet pickup ($5-$10)

If you pick up your packet day of there will be a $10 charge day-of, $5 if you purchased day-of packet pickup in advance online*

*Due to the high number of riders for this event and the tight deadlines to start the ride, there will not be day-of registration. We are encouraging as many riders as possible to purchase packet mailing or attend the pre-event packet pickup at Cascade (see above). 



The ride will start and end on E. Frontage Rd. S just west of Pyramid Alehouse. The T-Mobile Park parking garage will be open for off street parking. On-street parking is free on Sundays in most areas but please be aware that the area around the Stadium is high car prowl and take appropriate precautions if you choose to park on street (more info here and here).

Rider Packets

If you are unable to make it to pre-event packet pickup, you will be able to pick up your packet day-of for an additional:


*$5 if you purchased day-of packet pickup in advance online, $10 otherwise. Due to the time constraints and large size of this event we are encouraging as many people as possible to get their packet before the day-of the event. 


6 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. Packet pickup and expo area open

Take note of the following cut off times:   

  • 7 a.m. to 9 a.m.  - Course opens with access to SR 99 Tunnel. Access closes at 9 a.m. - no exceptions.
  • 7:15 a.m.  - Access to I-5 Express Lanes
  • 9:30 a.m. - I-5 Express Lane entrance closes
  • 10:00 a.m. - All riders need to be off I-5 Express Lanes
  • 10:30 a.m.  - Course closes
  • 11 a.m. - Finish line expo closes
  • 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. - After party at Pyramid Brewing

*These times are hard closures and cannot be changed, so please give yourself enough time. 

Getting There

By Bike

Check out the Seattle Bike Map to plan your route.

By Car

On street parking is free on Sundays in most locations but please be aware that the area around the stadium is high car prowl. Take appropriate precautions if you choose to park on street (more info here and here). The Mariner Garage will be open and parking will be $10.

By Transit

The event start line is very close to many bus lines. 



Same as the Start Line - E. Frontage Rd. S - just west of the Pyramid Alehouse

After party at Pyramid Breweries Seattle Alehouse


6 a.m. - 11 a.m. Start/Finish Line booths open

9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Official after party at Pyramid Breweries Seattle Alehouse

Onsite Exhibitors

The following exhibitors will be onsite at the event start and finish line:

  • TBD for 2019!

We also recommend checking out any of the great local restaurants and businesses in the SoDo, Pioneer Square, and Chinatown International District neighborhoods while you're in the area.


All riders will receive a commemorative souvenir which can be picked up from the Cascade booth. T-shirts will also be available for purchase.

Cascade Bicycle Club
Pyramid Alehouse
1201 1st Ave S.
Seattle, WA 98134
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