Steeple Chase Tour
Willimantic - posted Jul, 05 2013
WILLIMANTIC- On Saturday, Aug. 17, the Windham Area Interfaith Ministry (WAIM) and Perception Programs will host the 22nd Annual Steeple Chase Bike Tour. With beautiful 20, 35, 50, 62.5 and 100 mile routes that wind through 14 towns in scenic northeastern Connecticut, the tour has a ride for every cyclist in the family! In addition, a family/kid-friendly 10 mile ride for those who prefer a shorter route has been added to the tour, which is held rain or shine. Pre-registration is $25 for individual riders and $75 for families or groups. Riders also raise additional sponsorship -- $50 for individuals and $100 for families or groups. Day of registration is higher ($30 and $85). Riders are encouraged to pre-register by visiting www.perceptionprograms.org, www.active.com or calling Ruth Gordon at 860-450-7122. If you would like to sponsor or donate to the Steeple Chase, please call Ruth directly. Location of Event: Eastern Connecticut State University Athletic Complex, 69 Mansfield City Rd. in Mansfield,. Registration begins at 7 a.m. 10 milers out by 11 a.m.; 20 and 35 milers must be out by 10 a.m., 50 milers out by 9:30 a.m., and 100 milers and Metric Century (62.5) riders out by 8:30a.m.