Bear Downs Set for April 22 at BaylorApril 16, 1999
Bear Downs, an annual bicycle race on the Baylor University campus, will celebrate its 28th anniversary at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, April 22, on Fifth Street.
The race, sponsored by Student Foundation, is an annual competition open to Baylor students, faculty and staff. This year, 25 teams with four members each are signed up for the race. The 30-mile course runs through the heart of campus, starting and finishing on Fifth Street.
The first four teams to finish will receive cash prizes. The winning team receives $500, with the next three teams receiving $350, $200 and $150, respectively.
Competition will not be limited to the race, as the club, fraternity, sorority or group with the most spectators present will receive a group party from Big Daddy's restaurant.
Sponsors for the event are The Centre, KPMG International Accounting Firm, Bicycles Outback, Baylor Bookstore, Russ Hunt Attorney at Law, Schmaltz's, Common Grounds, Dr Pepper, Big Daddy's, Central Transportation Systems, El Conquistador #2, J. D.'s Art Cafe, Mark Twain Apartments, Spirit Shop, Regency Square Apartments, Forgital, Jasper's Bar-B-Q, T-Shirts Plus, The Oaks Apartments, WRS Athletic Club, Waco Bone and Joint Clinic, Baylor Alumni Association, Tailwind Cycling Center, Spirit Graphics, Baylor Plaza Apartments, Bear Grounds Apartments and Waco Construction.