Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the Hammond Port Authority are proud to announce the return of the WHAM After Midnight Bike Ride.

Bring out your 2-wheelers, tricycles, or unicycles and enjoy a ride through Hammond, Whiting, Highland, and Munster’s beautiful neighborhood bike paths and city streets.

WHAM is scheduled to roll on Saturday, August 5th into Sunday, August 6th. Register online at www.active.com or in person at the Hammond Marina or Aquatic Play Center at Wolf Lake.

Riders will enjoy a 30-mile-long, or 10-mile-short scenic route.

The ride begins and ends at Hammond’s iconic Wolf Lake Pavilion. Ride along the majestic shores of Lake Michigan, and enjoy the tranquility of both Wolf and George Lake in Hammond. See firsthand, Hammond, Whiting, Munster, and Highland’s spectacular parks and neighborhoods, ride through historic Downtown Whiting and Hammond, and pass Oil City Stadium, home of the Northwest Indiana Oilmen. Adventurers taking the long route will enjoy a rest stop at Cabela’s in Hammond, the World’s Foremost Outfitter, before they meander through Wicker Park and Munster’s beautiful neighborhoods.

Register by July 21st to guarantee your WHAM! t-shirt!

MORE DETAILS

  • Ride kicks off at Midnight (technically August 6th).
  • It will take 2-4 hours on average to complete the long route. The short route shouldn’t take longer than an hour.
  • All riders must check in at the Wolf Lake Pavilion prior to 11:30 pm.
  • All participants riding the long route must complete the short route portion by 1:30am.
  • On the long route, GoodSpeed Cycles will be at the Cabela’s stop to safety-check your bike.
  • Entertainment starts at 9:00pm.

On-site registration is from 9:00pm -11:30pm, but save time with ADVANCE REGISTRATION. Register your team of 10 or more on-site and each rider receives $5 off their registration!

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