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2012 Tri-Cities Gran Fondo!


2012 Tri-Cities Gran Fondo!

Time: August 12, 2012 from 7am to 2pm
Location: Sammy's Bike Shop
Street: 602 1st St.
City/Town: St. Charles
Website or Map:
Phone: 630-444-0690
Event Type: charity, gran fondo, fundraiser, kane county
Organized By: Sammy's Cycling Club
Latest Activity: Jul 30, 2012

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Sammy's Bike Club with Tri Cities Health Partnership is hosting a fund raising ride on Sunday August 12th -
Tri City Health Partnership, a free health care clinic for people who are underinsured or uninsured in central Kane County, IL, helping create a fund raising bike ride. 
Not many people know about Tri City Health Partnership, but it is a cute little house in downtown St Charles, IL (318 Walnut St) that has been converted into a free health clinic;  all of the doctors, nurses and medications at the clinic are 100% donation based.   
There will be a 15 mile Family Fun Ride, a 50 and 100 mile ride.
The 50-100 mile riders will start at 7-8am.
15 milers start 8-9am 
All riders start from Sammy's Bike Shop 602 1st St, St Charles, IL 60174
The course for the 15 miles will be to LeRoy Oaks Forest Preserve and by the Fox River.
50 mile and century riders will enjoy the scenic ride through green horse pastures & the elongated hill work-out of Campton Hills out to Maple Park, IL.
Century riders will experience the beauty of Shabbona State Park at the 1/2 way rest stop.
Vendors on site will include Power Bar, 5 Hour Energy and several others.
Sammy's is providing SAG support with a mechanic! Tri City Health Partnership will have a nurse on the route for riders!
Two rest stops with facilities and refreshments.
Route maps will be provided as well as marked routes.
Lunch will be provided for all riders courtesy of Pal Joey's and other vendors!
All 50-100 mile riders will receive a lightweight white tech t-shirt from our sponsor Cadence Health (15 milers may choose to purchase one the day of the ride for $10).
Raffle prizes will include (but not limited to):
1 Scott Metrix 40 Hybrid from Sammy's Bikes (mother load prize!)
1 $350 gift cert to Dermatique Laser Skin & Spa for six laser hair removal sessions
1 LuLu Lemon (Naperville) $40 gift cert & two yoga mats
1 $25 Cocoon (Geneva) gift card

If you cannot ride and would like to volunteer to help - please let us know!

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