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This event has been postponed.  Details regarding a new trek date and updated trek details will be posted here when available.  If you have any questions regarding this or other American Lung Association events please call 248-784-2000

Date: Saturday September 13, 2014
Time: Registration opens at: 9am 

Come out and enjoy a bike ride on rail-trails and backroads in West Michigan on this one day charity bike ride to support the American Lung Association. The bike ride will take from downtown Kalamazoo to bike along the Kalamazoo River Valley Trail.

Riders have two route options.  The longer ride will go from Kalazamzoo to  Paw Paw and then back to Kalamazoo. The shorter ride will go from Kalazazoo to Paw Paw.  Riders can end their journey there or choose to take a SAG wagon back to Kalamazoo.

Riders will start in Kalamazoo and take the trail west to the start of the Kal-Haven Rail-trail. We continue on the Kal-Haven trail west toward the town of Gobels for a scheduled SAG stop. The bike route then heads south to Paw Paw along backroads. We will have lunch and a beverage awaiting folks at Paw Paw Brewery. Riders will then have the option to either take a paid shuttle service back to Kalamazoo or bike the 28 miles back to Kalamazoo. At the conclusion of the bike ride, we will have a post-ride party arranged at one of the downtown Kalamazoo breweries. The total round-trip bike ride is 56 miles.


Frequently Asked Questions:

What is included on the bike tour? Ticket includes support staff, commemorative event t-shirt, map of route, refreshments at SAG stop, lunch w/beverage and post-ride party.

Long route: Kalamazoo to Paw Paw, then back to Kalazmazoo approx. 56 miles. You will have the option to take a SAG wagon back to Kalamazoo from Paw Paw for an additional fee.

Short route: Kalamazoo to Gobels approx. 28 miles. 

Trekkers (individuals and team members) are required to raise a fundraising minimum in order to ride, along with a non-refundable, non-transferable registration fee.  Registration fees and fundraising minimums are per person.

Registration Fee

per person until August 15

Registration Fee
per person after August 15

Individual and teams of 3 or less Fundraising Minimum per person

Teams of 4 or more Fundraising Minimum per person

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