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Sept 4 - Third Annual Fairfield Fifty Bike Ride, Montoursville

This is our third annual Fairfield Fifty Bike ride benefitting Ellie's Heart Foundation. As always we have a course ride for every rider and ability.  Bring your family members along. Do the family ride or walk.

Ellie's Heart Foundation is proud to support Camp LionHeart. 2016 is the inaugural year of Camp LionHeart, a week long summer camp program for kids with heart issues.

Event details and schedule

The start time for the 50 mile ride is at 8:30 AM.

Shorter distances may start at their leisure, so long as they can be finished by 2 pm.

Here are the course descriptions:

25 mile Route:

Begin at Riverfront park. West along the bike path, turn on to the Maynard Street Bridge, 654 W through Nesbitt, Turn right on to River Road, Loop to Johnson's Farm (TURN around Point) West Village Road back to 654E, on to the South Williamsport Bike Path, across the Market Street Bridge, return to bike path, back to Riverfront Park. (locations of Aid stations will be given at time of the event.)

50 mile Route:

East along bike path, slight left uphill onto Canfield Lane, East on Canfield Lane, slight right on to bike path at top of hill, take Broad Street past Montoursville Cemetery (Broad Street becomes Lycoming Mall Drive) Designated Rest Area at Fairfield Ford on Lycoming Mall Drive. Continue on Lycoming Mall Drive, continue on John Brady Driveto Muncy and North Main Street; go left on East Water Street to State Route 405 to Hughesville; take State Route 220 to Picture Rocks; take a left on State Route 864 through Huntersville to State Route 87; take a right on State Route 87 and a left onto State Route 973 to Blooming Grove Road; take a left onto Blooming Grove Road to Market Street; Turn left on to W. Third Street, Continue on W. Third Street for 1.4 miles and turn Rt on to pedestrian bridge over I-180, ride across RR tracks and turn left onto Commerce Park Drive, East on Commerce Park Dr, cross RR tracks and turn right onto Bike path, continue on bike path and straight on to Greevy Road. End at Riverfront Park.

Course Distances less than 25 miles but more than 5k are available at registration.

The 5K bike ride will be entirely along the bike path, the 5K walk will be around Canfield Island.

Posted on August 23, 2016 and filed under events.

July 23 & 24 - MS 150 Bike Ride

Bike MS: Keystone Country Ride 2016 is a ride that will take you farther than you’ve ever gone before. What makes this ride so special? 

Enjoy two days of cycling on our picturesque roads and rolling hills across central PA with over 600 cyclists.  Begin your journey Saturday morning in Hollidaysburg then cycle 75 miles to historic State College, PA.

Enjoy an evening at the Penn Stater Conference Center and attend dinner, be engaged by our featured speaker, explore the campus, and check out Downtown.  After your relaxing overnight stay, you will enjoy a different scenic loop back to Hollidaysburg.  Don’t miss the infamous “Cookie Rest Stop,” Snow Cones at Link Rest Stop, and the Penn State Creamery. Enjoy the fantastic celebration at the finish in Hollidaysburg with chicken, pizza and live music!

In addition, you'll experience an incredible level of camaraderie as you embark on a journey filled with laughter, excitement, support and a profound sense of accomplishment. Your participation will drive MS research forward faster, and deliver programs and services to those who face the challenges of MS every day.

For more information

Posted on July 11, 2016 and filed under events.