By Chad Kebrdle
Public Relations, Ancilla Bicycle Cruise
DONALDSON — The Ancilla Alumni Association, in association with the annual Marshall County Blueberry Festival, will host the 25th annual Blueberry Bicycle Cruise, with registration beginning at 6 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 5, at Menominee Elementary School, 815 Discovery Lane, off of Nutmeg Road, Plymouth.
Riders may begin as early as 7 a.m., though registration lasts until 11 a.m. All riders must finish by 4 p.m.
Routes will be available covering 31, 41 or 62 miles plus a family tour of 16 miles to the Chief Menominee Monument. Maps to the starting point will be available upon request.
The event is one of several that take place during Marshall County’s annual Blueberry Festival, held over Labor Day weekend. The Blueberry Bicycle Cruise will take place rain or shine, so participants are encouraged to be prepared with proper clothing. Wearing of an approved helmet is mandatory. Food, drinks and fruit will be available at the various support and gear stops along the routes.
Register online today to get the best rates. Maps and additional information are available on the Ancilla website. Fans can also “like” them on Facebook. For more information, call Lily Myers, (574) 780-1949 or Todd Zeltwanger, (574) 936-8898 extension 345. Ancilla Alumni interested in volunteering for the event are also invited to call one of the above numbers.