Family Fun Endurance Bike Ride to support Easter Seals DuPage & Fox Valley
Join "Bike for the Kids," an inaugural endurance bike ride to support Easter Seals DuPage & Fox Valley, on Sunday, Sept. 18.
Cyclists can choose to ride 100, 75, 50 or 25 miles. A 3-mile family fun ride starts at 3 p.m. All rides begin and end at the Jayne Shover Center, 799 S. McLean Blvd. in Elgin. All ages and abilities are encouraged to participate. Adapted bikes, trailers and wheels of all kinds are welcome.
Register by Monday, Sept. 12, and receive a "Bike for Kids" T-shirt. To register, visit firstgiving.com/EasterSealsDFVR/BikeForTheKids2016.
Cost is $60 for 100 miles, $40 for 75 miles, $30 for 50 miles, $20 for 25 miles, or $15 for a three-mile ride. Prices increase by $5 on race day. There is no charge for Easter Seals clients and children, age 12 and younger.
Check-in and race-day registration opens at 6 a.m., and the course opens at 6:30 a.m. You can choose your start time. The suggested start time for 100 miles is no later than 7:30 a.m.
For questions, contact Kelly Moreland at (630) 282-2029 or kmoreland@eastersealsDFVR.org.
Celebrate at the finish line with refreshments and family-friendly entertainment. The post-party and pedal parade will begin at 4:30 p.m. Decorate your bike, scooter, wheelchair or trailer for a pedal parade through the parking lot. No registration is required.
This "Bike for the Kids" will benefit the mission of Easter Seals DuPage & Fox Valley to enable infants, children and adults with disabilities to achieve maximum independence, and to provide support for the families who love and care for them.
Its mission is to enable infants, children and adults with disabilities to achieve their maximum independence and to provide support for the families who love and care for them. Founded in 1952, Easter Seals DuPage & Fox Valley is one of the largest and most highly regarded pediatric outpatient rehabilitation centers in the nation serving nearly 3,200 infants, children, and adults with therapy and audiology services each year. Key services include: physical, occupational, speech-language, nutrition and assistive technology therapies and audiology services for all ages. Additional services include social services, community outreach programs, specialty clinics and The Lily Garden, an inclusive child care center. Support children and adults with disabilities at www.eastersealsdfvr.org.
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