Bike Shenandoah

Event Date

Sat, Sep 20, 2014


Harrisonburg, VA

About This Activity

Flanked by the Appalachians and the Blue Ridge mountains, the Shenandoah Valley is ablaze with color during the height of fall.  Bike Shenandoah offers a relaxed ride atmosphere for cyclists of all ages and abilities to appreciate the area's natural beauty, while enjoying the company of other riders and supporting global and local mission and service.

The ride benefits:

Bridge of Hope
A faith based local non-profit, Bridge of Hope helps homeless mothers and their children acquire stability and security through various means of assistance.

Our Community Place
A community lefted grassroots project, OCP seeks to accommodate, foster and provide activities and programs related to personal growth and community well being, to be a resource in the community for individuals seeking information or services already provided by other organizations, to educate and empower individuals toward self-sufficiency, thus creating social capital for the community at large, and to nurture a community that appreciates diversity and sees differences and conflict as opportunities for spiritual growth.

NewBridges Immigrant Resource Center
Connecting cultures and building community, NewBridges seeks to be a leading resource for spiritual, social and economic needs of immigrants in the Shenandoah Valley and to connect people and congregations in building a compassionate, just, culturally diverse community.

Roberta Webb Childcare
With an aim of enabling each child to learn all he or she can in every area of developement, Roberta Webb Childcare exists to provide affordable, quality licensed childcare and preschool in a safe, nurturing environment, serving diverse families in Harrisonburg.

Mennonite Central Committee
The global relief, service, and development agency of North American Mennonite and Brethen in Christ churches, MCC ministers to human need around the world with longstanding relationships and a solid international reputation.

Virginia Mennonite Missions
The mission agency of Virginia Mennonite Conference, VMM is committed to empowering communities to faithfully follow Jesus and to partner in God's reconciling work in the world.

MennoMedia seeks to engage and shape church and society with resources for living the Christian faith from an Anabaptist perspective.

Event details and schedule

Ride Day Schedule:
7:00 am     Century (100 mile)
8:00 am     Metric Century (62 mile)
9:00 am     30 mile
10:00 am   15 mile
11:00 am   5 mile family ride
All rides begin from Eastern Mennonite School, 801 Parkwood Dr., Harrisonburg, VA 22802. Riders are encouraged to arrive at least 30 minutes prior to the start time.
View ride routes and cue sheets at

SAG report
Rest stops hosted by local Mennonite churches and Mole Hill Bikes
Bicycle tune-ups provided by Rocktown Bicycles
Free picnic lunch (served 11:30-3:30)

The two individuals who raise the most funds and recruit the most sponsors will win a gift card for Rocktown Bicycles or Mole Hill Bikes.

Those who raise at least $300 in sponsorships (above the registration fee) will recieve their choice of The Walking Roots Band's album "Carry Your Heart" or the new revised edition of MennoMedia's "Extending the Table" cookbook.

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