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The Red Bug Hill is an annual fundraiser held in memory of Jordy Rourke, who died unexpectedly of a heart attack in May of 2008, at the age of 20. It features cycling events of 25, 40 and 60 miles, hosted by the Baton Rouge Bike Club, along with a one mile fun run and 5K trail run and the famous "Red Bug Hill" . To celebrate Red Bug Hill’s 10th year, additional events have been added. Those events are a fishing contest, free throwing contest, bag toss, air soft competition, football throwing contest, horseshoes, rock-paper-scissors contest and shuffle board! Awards will be given for each event.



Saturday, May 11, 2019 in St. Francisville, LA

NOTE: Cycling events will take place at Baton Rouge Community College (Jackson, LA Campus) Ride will begin at 7:30 AM, with registration starting at 6:30 AM. 



Following the morning events, all are invited to the Rourke Family barn in St. Francisville for good food, live entertainment, fellowship and plenty of fun!

Spina Bifida of Louisiana would like to thank: 

The Rourke Family

RBHC's Planning Committee & Volunteers 

The Baton Rouge Bike Club

Dakota Distributing 

John Hendry 

Brian D. Campbell, LLC. 

Cost Segregation Services, Inc. 

Alvarez Construction Company, LLC. 

Nugent Steel and Supply 

Hannis T. Bourgeois, LLP Certified Public Accountants 

Pinnacle Exterior Construction, LLC. 

AAA Rent-All 

Ginger's Party Rental 

For more information about the Red Bug Hill Challenge, please visit

If you would like to join us for the day and volunteer, please email


*Part of the proceeds from this event goes towards supporting the mission and programs of Spina Bifida of Louisiana. 

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