Thank you for joining us for the Inaugural
“Spokes of Hope” Family-Friendly Bike Ride!
View photos here or on our Facebook site
You made it a great success! You helped us raise $3,990!
And thank you to all of you who reached out to friends and family on-line.
10:00 am: Beacon House Tour/Registration & Light Breakfast (prepared by Chef Tom Wahlstrom of Elizabeth’s Chop House)
10:30 am: Ride Begins – 3 Routes: Something for Everyone!
Short Route: Begins at Beacon House, travels down Fair Avenue to Lakeshore Boulevard at Picnic Rocks, travels along bike path to Mattson Lower Harbor Park
Middle Route: Begins at Beacon House, travels down Fair Avenue to Lakeshore Boulevard, turns left toward the Island, stops for snack at the Gazebo and loops back to Mattson Lower Harbor Park
Long Route: Begins at Beacon House, travels down Fair Avenue to Lakeshore Boulevard, turns left toward the Island, stops for snack at the Gazebo and loops back, travels past the Mattson Lower Harbor Park to the Welcome Center, then loops back to the Mattson Lower Harbor Park
11:30 am: Healthy and Delicious Lunch at Mattson Lower Harbor Park
Chef Tom Wahlstrom will be grilling something fabulous for everyone to enjoy, and will be on hand to talk about making great choices for nutritious snacks and meals that don’t necessarily include Tofu!
The Marquette Alger County Medical Society is pleased to promote events focusing on reducing childhood obesity.
- provide an opportunity to learn about healthy eating and recipes
- sample some healthy treats at our snacks stops along the route
- enjoy a family-friendly bike ride along our beautiful lakeshore
All proceeds to help benefit families in medical crisis staying at the Beacon House in Marquette.
Beacon House operates on a donation basis and guests are expected to contribute at a level that is affordable for them.