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2018 Pedal for Peace Bike-a-thon

September 30, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Pedal for Peace supports health, education, legal aid, and community organizing in Latin America and Chicago. For a list of beneficiaries, click hereSign up to ride 12- or 24-miles and find sponsors and people to pledge to donate to your ride to support Pedal for Peace projects.


Click here to register online and select your t-shirt size.  There is an option at this online registration site to mail a check to CRLN or bring it to the Pedal for Peace site on the day of the event rather than pay online, but you must register online. If you want to collect pledges in person, click here for an information and pledge list.

$10 student/low income; $15 after September 9, 2018

$20 adult; $25 after September 9, 2018

Children 12 and under free

If you prefer to reach out in person, keep track of checks and cash through this form (which can be turned in the afternoon of Pedal for Peace or mailed to CRLN at 4750 N. Sheridan Rd., Suite 429, Chicago, IL  60640-5078).


Main registration, starting point, fiesta and program site – Lincoln Park Grove 13 (west side of Barry Ave. underpass to Chicago Lakefront Bike Path)

Alternative registration and starting point – Dog Water Fountain (55th Street and Chicago Lakefront Bike Path)

Schedule and Route:

1:00 Gather and Ride! Choose the 12- or 24-mile loop and ride along the beautiful Chicago Lakefront Bikepath. 

3:30 Fiesta & Program! Relax, enjoy food and conversation at the main site (Grove 13) and hear about the work of the participating groups.

Riders Receive refreshments on the ride, food at the post-pedal fiesta, and a free T-shirt!

Bring with you:

Bike, helmet, cell phone, collected pledges and sponsorship checks.


Email shunter-smith@crln.org with your name, email address, and phone number if you can support Pedal for Peace in any of the following ways:

  • prepare a dish of food to share at the fiesta

  • request a food donation from a restaurant for the fiesta

  • ask for a contribution to support the event from a business in your community

  • make a contribution to support another biker or to support the event in general


September 30, 2018
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Lincoln Park, Grove 13
Barry Ave. underpass to Lakefront Bike Path
Chicago, IL United States
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