Bicycle drag race planned for Blue Bridge

A news conference held May 21, 2014 for the Blue Bridge Hustle bicycle drag race in Grand Rapids.
A news conference held May 21, 2014 for the Blue Bridge Hustle bicycle drag race in Grand Rapids.

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) – Organizers are gearing up for a bicycle drag race – over the Grand River in downtown Grand Rapids.

The Blue Bridge Hustle, which is scheduled for June 14, will take place on the Blue Bridge.

The Blue Bridge in downtown Grand Rapids.
(The Blue Bridge)

During a news conference Wednesday, organizers said it will be only the second such race in the nation, and they expected about 100 participants.

The event will include five separate categories in which participants will compete for best time, trophies and prize packages, according to a release.

For more information on the event, which will benefit Health Intervention Services, check out the Blue Bridge Hustle Facebook page.

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