31st Annual Pedal for Peace Bike-a-thon!

 Supporting community health, education,

 & organizing projects in 

Latin America and Chicago

Sunday, September 30, 2018

  1:00pm – 5:00pm 

 

Sponsors:                          Chicago Religious Leadership Network on Latin America (CRLN), Chicago- Cinquera Sister Cities, Chicago-Guatemala Partnership, Concern America,             La Voz de los de Abajo, and the Autonomous Tenants Union

 

Schedule and Route

1:00 Gather and Ride!          Meet at the registration table at Lincoln Park Grove 13 (west side of Lake Shore Drive on the grassy area next to the Barry Ave. underpass to the                      Lakefront Bike Path) or at the Dog Water Station (55th Street and Bike Path).

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: https://www.crowdrise.com/o/en/2018-pedal-for-peace-bike-a-thon

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

$20 adult; $25 after September 9, 2018

Children 12 and under free

There is an option on the website to mail a check to CRLN, and you can select your t-shirt size.

 

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

 

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If you cannot ride, please send an email by September 9, 2018, to 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

 

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.  All proceeds will be divided among the beneficiary groups in support of the projects. You may also go to https://crln.org, click on the Events tab on the top, “2018 Pedal for Peace Bike-a-thon under “Events” on the right hand side of the webpage for a complete description of the groups and projects funded.
  3. Collect the donations before September 30, and turn them in at the registration table on the day of the event.

 

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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. 

Sharon Hunter-Smith

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