by Nicole Gaudiano Hasbrouck Heights -- More than 200 teens will be pedaling for prizes Saturday in the Hasbrouck Heights Police Departments sixth annual bicycle marathon.
Hasbrouck Heights sixth-through ninth-graders who havent entered the race yet are still welcome to participate in the 24-hour relay around the high school track, police said.
The two winning teams will take home 10 custom-fit, $500 Cannondale mountain bikes, donated by Bill Kundert of Kundert Volvo in Hasbrouck Heights, Police Chief Michael Colaneri said. Last years winning team rode 357 miles in 24 hours.
Organizers will open the athletic field gates at 8 a.m. The race begins at 10 a.m.
Each team of five gets a T-shirt, bike helmets, and an odometer for their bikes for an entry fee of $15.
Aside from bikes, organizers will award 70 trophies and 60 $50-savings bonds to division winners. Hamburgers, grilled by the Fire Department, pizza, Dunkin Donuts, and McDonalds will be available for the hungry.