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The city of Dearborn,Beaumont Health and Industrialbicycles.com are partnering in a family
friendly guided bike ride through the heart of Dearborn on Sunday, Oct.
18, as part of the new Healthy Dearborn Initiative.
Registration for the Healthy Dearborn Family Bike Ride begins at 9:30 a.m.; the ride starts at 10 a.m.
The new Dearborn initiative, aimed at promoting healthier lifestyles.
The bike ride begins and ends at the Ford Community & Performing
Arts Center, 15801 Michigan Ave., taking off from King Boring Field onto
Greenfield Road. From there, riders will follow a designated 6.5-mile
route through the center of the city.
The ride will be police
assisted. Riders of all ages and abilities are welcome. Before biking,
participants will be asked to sign a liability waiver, available at the
event or online.
Those who wish to participate in the event without going on the guided
bike ride are invited to check out The Center free of charge on Oct. 18
from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. Minors must be accompanied by a responsible
adult for this family event.
The Center’s fitness area and rock climbing wall will be available starting at 10 a.m., and open swimming will begin at 11 a.m.
with young children and other cyclists who don’t want to ride on the
road are welcome to pedal the outdoor paved path that surrounds The
Healthy snacks, water, and materials with safe bicycling tips and rules will also be available.
A map of the bike route is available here. For more information, call (313) 943-2285.