Tour de Paws 2013

Saturday, August 17th, 2013 from 7am-2pm
Pier 36 (in front of the Beach House)
2301 East Lakeshore Drive
Decatur, IL 62521

We are “Going the Extra Mile” with this year’s 2nd annual Tour de Paws! Riders of all skill levels are invited to ride in one of the many bicycle divisions: 25 miles, 43 miles, 61 miles, family fun ride. Routes open at 7:oo a.m. and are planned on low-traffic roads and area bike trails throughout Decatur, Nelson Park, and the Decatur lakefront. Each rider will receive a map, and can rely on well-marked routes, well-stocked rest areas, and SAG support along all routes until 2:00 p.m. There will also be a Pier 36 Family Fun Ride along the lakeshore.

Pier 36 Finish Line Party
Regardless of whether you ride, this is a family event! All are welcome to celebrate at the Pier 36 Finish Line Party with food, cold drinks, and raffle prize drawings. Enjoy family-friendly activities including a bounce house, the Scovill Mobile Zoo, adoptable dogs from the Macon County Animal Control & Care Center, and canine demonstrations. Meal tickets will be available for lunch catered by the Beach House from 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

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Mail a completed copy of the registration form:
Decatur & Macon County Animal Shelter Foundation (DMCASF)
P.O. Box 633
Decatur, Illinois 62525-0633

Registration forms will be available at the event and must be completed before riding. Ride maps are available at Print an event flier to share with your fellow riders. Call 217-423-PETS (7387) for more information. Tour de Paws jointly benefits homeless companion Shelter animals and the Scovill Zoo Wolf Exhibit. Special thanks to our sponsors: Scovill Zoo, Decatur Park District, Spin City Cycles, Decatur Memorial Hospital, DCC Marketing, WAND, Neuhoff Communications, Sheriff of Macon County, Herald & Review, Refreshment Services Pepsi of Decatur, The Beach House, Decatur & Macon County Animal Shelter Foundation.

Sneak Peak
Here is an image of this year’s Tour de Paws Jersey. It is included for those who register for the event under the “Top Dog” Category.

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