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Whether you are a serious cyclist or a recreational rider, we invite you to join us for this ride which will help create awareness and support for St. Luke's Hospice, our patients and their families.
You will begin your ride south of Jim Thorpe at the Lehighton Trailhead, part of the D & L Trail. You’ll ride what might be the most dynamic section of the trail. There are parts when you’ll ride riverside,on the rail-trail, down the canal towpath, and even more civilized paved sections. You’ll see museums, an environmental center, Appalachian Trail crossing, and beautiful vistas of the Blue Mountain, Appalachian Trail and Lehigh Gap.
Riders can choose to participate in an 18 or 36 mile ride. The 18 mile ride will begin at the Lehighton Trailhead and end at Treichlers parking lot (shuttle service available). The 36 mile ride will be an out and back ride, beginning and ending at the Lehighton Trailhead.
New this year! - Loaner Bikes & Shuttle Service
Loaner bikes and shuttle services are available through Pocono Biking (no additional fees). Riders will be picked up at the Treichlers parking lot located on the left after the Rt 145 Treichlers Bridge.Shuttle pick-ups will begin at 11:30am and run approximately every 15-30 minutes until no longer needed.
Registration is required and will close on Wednesday, April 30 at 10 pm. Online registrations will not be accepted after 10 pm. Day-of registration is available beginning at 8:30 am.
Both rides begin at 10 am. A rest stop with refreshments will be provided for all participants. Helmets are required for all participants - No exceptions! A SAG/sweep rider will be available. This is not a timed event.
Get Your Tail on Trail!
St. Luke’s University Health Network and Delaware and Lehigh National Heritage Corridor are encouraging you to get out and get active. Don’t forget to sign up at www.tailonthetrail.org, it’s FREE, and when you log the miles you walk, run and bike, you’ll earn prizes! Whether you’re training for this event, or getting out on the trails for some fresh air, your miles count! Join today and help us in building a healthier community… one mile at a time.
All registered participants will recieve a performance t-shirt. Unisex sizing.
Packet Pick Up
Packet pick will be being at 8:30 am on May 3, 2014 at the Lehighton Trailhead.
St. Luke’s Hospice relies on community support to ensure the continued, high-quality, compassionate care that our family and friends have come to know. Your donation will help support a patient and family currently receiving hospice care and will provide hope and peace to them during this time of great uncertainty. Please click the link at the bottom of the page to donate. Thank you for reaching out to a family in need.
All participants under 16 years of age must be accompanied by an adult during the ride. If you are under 18 years of age, you must print the waiver and have it signed by a parent or guardian and bring it to the event. This ride will be held rain or shine, but if there is severe weather such as snow, ice, or other dangerous conditions, the ride will be rescheduled. If the weather looks unfavorable, we will make the decision on May 2, 2014 and you will be contacted with further information.
St. Luke's Hospice
St. Luke’s Hospice is a program of the Visiting Nurse Association of St. Luke’s, a non-profit organization, which has been providing hospice care to our community for the last 28 years. Hospice provides patients and their families with compassionate end-of-life care. The focus is on care, not cure, and on quality and value of life, not the length. For more information on hospice care, please call St. Luke's Hospice at 484-526-2811 or visit us online at www.slhn.org/hospice.