Write an original Haiku, incorporate cycling and Greenbelt themes into it to Win!

Bike-Ku Official Rules:

This contest organized by the Tour de Greenbelt (


How it Works:

  1. Write a Bike-Ku, which is a Haiku about biking in the Greenbelt.  A Haiku is a poem consisting of a five syllable, seven syllable and five syllable line.  (
  2. Join our Facebook fan page or Follow us on Twitter
  3. Post your Bike-Ku on the Greenbelt  Facebook page or to Greenbeltca  as a message on Twitter
  4. Encourage your friends to comment and “like” your Bike-Ku as that gets you points



  • Winners will be chosen based on originality and creativity of entry
  • Extra points will be given to Haikus that incorporate Greenbelt content
  • Extra points will be given to Haikus who receive many “likes”, positive comments and get retweeted and reposted



Contest opens: Wednesday, August 19, 2010

Contest Closes: 11:59pm on Monday, September 6th

Winners announced Tuesday, September 7th, 2010



1st Prize – A Brand NEW Raleigh Diamondback M Trax Mountain Bike Rider Kit + 2 adult registrations 

2nd Prize – 2 registrations and 2 t-shirts

3rd Prize – Tour de Greenbelt Jersey


We reserve the right to remove content and disqualify any entries that is deemed inappropriate, offensive or derogatory in any way at the discretion of the Friends of the Greenbelt Foundation.

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