Steeple Chase Bike Tour 2012
|Saturday, August 18, 2012
Eastern CT State University Athletic Complex
Mansfield City Road (across from Meadowbrook Lane)
Mansfield, Connecticut 06250
Event Organizer Website
100 mile, 62.5( Metric Century), 50 mile, 35 mile, 20 and 10 mile Bike Tours through scenic Northeastern Connecticut’s Quiet Corner. Many rest stops at historic churches with all kinds of food prepared by WAIM’s faith communities. Free food, beverages and snacks after the ride for all participants. Free Steeple Chase T-shirts to all individual riders. 2 free T-shirts for family/group riders.
THE TOUR SPONSORS This year is the 21st Annual Steeple Chase Bike Tour. The Steeple Chase is a fundraiser for two area non-profit social service agencies, WAIM and Perception Programs, that help people when they need it most. The Windham Area Interfaith Ministry, is comprised of 39 faith communities, provides fuel assistance, clothing, and furniture to area needy families. Perception Programs offers treatment, case management, education and housing to people with substance abuse and co-occurring disorders, adults involved in the criminal justice system, and people living with AIDS. Providing quality services is the trademark of both agencies. WE NEED YOUR HELP to raise money to meet the increased needs of the clients we service. Please ride with us and raise money for your neighbors, friends and family. THE ROUTES 100 Mile Tour: “Excellent new route - best century ever! Great support from food to massage therapist” --2011 rider. 62.5 Mile Tour: “Love the new route and venue. I’m bringing friends next year.”--2011 rider. 50 Mile Tour: “Such a beautiful ride. Best rest stop food and so organized.” --2011 rider. 35 Mile Tour: “WOW - great ride! I’m bringing a group next year.” --2011 rider. 20 Mile Tour: “This was our 10th year riding as a family. Thanks so much for making this family friendly.”-- 2011 rider. 10 mile - NEW ROUTE - great for a quick ride or families with children. In 1995, an extended version of the 20-mile ride (28 miles) was listed in 1995’s Best Short Bike Rides in New England.