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2019 Pedal for Peace Bike-a-thon

September 22 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Register online here

32nd Annual Pedal for Peace Bike-a-thon!

 Supporting community health, education,

 & organizing projects in 

Latin America and Chicago

Sunday, September 22, 2019

  1:00pm – 5:00pm 

Click here for a description of the projects funded!

Sponsors and Beneficiaries:

To donate to a beneficiary group, click on it’s name above, or send a check made out to CRLN and with the name of the beneficiary group in the memo line to CRLN, 4750 N. Sheridan Rd., Suite 429, Chicago, IL  60640-5078.

If you are a biker and would like to collect checks rather than fundraise online, scroll down this page to print off and use the pledge form below. You will still need to register online, but you can use the “pay later” option and mail your check to CRLN. Put “Pedal for Peace registration” in the memo line.

Schedule and Route

1:00 Gather and Ride!

Meet at the table at the main event site in the field just south of the clocktower at Waveland Ave. and the lakefront or at the table at the Dog Water Station (55th Street and Lakefront Bike Path) to sign a waiver form. 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 stay for a short program.

 

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

 

Registration Fees:             Please register online at this site and indicate the t-shirt size you’d like. Registration fee options:

$10 student/low income; $15 after September 6, 2019

$20 adult; $25 after September 6, 2019

Children 12 and under free

There is an option on the site to mail a check to CRLN. If you choose this option, please select your t-shirt size.

 

Bring with you:  bike, helmet, cell phone, collected pledges

Parking:  Parking is available in the Park District lot next to the field below the Waveland Clock Tower.

Please note that you will need to use the ParkMobile Pay by Phone service to pay for parking– no other phone payment app will work, including ParkChicago used for City street parking. For more information on how to Pay by Phone at this parking lot, click here.

 

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If you cannot ride but would like to support Pedal for Peace in other ways, please send an email by September 9, 2019, to shunter-smith@crln.org with your name, email address, phone number and which of the following ways you would like to volunteer:

  • 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 a team or the event in general

 

Pledge Form

 

  1. Tell your friends, relatives, neighbors and co-workers that you are riding in a bike-a-thon to raise money for health, education, and community organizing projects.  Ask them to sign up below and pledge an amount for the miles you plan to ride.  Course distances are 12 or 24 miles.
  2. Ask your pledgers to make their checks payable to CRLN and write the name of your team on the memo line.  All proceeds will be divided among the beneficiary groups in support of the projects. You may also click here for a description of the projects funded
  3. Collect the donations before September 22, and turn them in at the event site table on Pedal for Peace day.

 

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Send any pledges collected after the event to:  CRLN, 4750 N. Sheridan Road, Suite 429, Chicago, IL 60640 by October 9. 

Details

Date:
September 22
Time:
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Event Category:

Organizers

CRLN
Chicago- Cinquera Sister Cities
Chicago-Guatemala Partnership
Concern America
Autonomous Tenants Union
La Voz de los de Abajo

Venue

Waveland Clock Tower
3600 Recreation Dr
Chicago, IL 60613 United States
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