Anne Arundel County Executive, Steven R. Schuh, Anne Arundel County Department of Recreation & Parks, Bicycle Advocates for Annapolis and Anne Arundel County (BikeAAA), Anne Arundel County Police Department and Healthy Anne Arundel Coalition are pleased to announce the date and details about the third annual Lifeline 100 Bicycle Event and “Make Health Happen Community Health Fair”.
“This community event showcases the best of our beautiful county while emphasizing health and safety,” said County Executive, Steve Schuh. “The Lifeline 100 exemplifies the power of partnership by county agencies and non-profits, and I urge all citizens come join us for this award winning event on October 16th at Kinder Farm Park”. On April 12, the event was awarded the Maryland My Maryland Event of the Year by the Maryland Recreation & Parks Association (photo attached).
The Anne Arundel County Lifeline 100 Century Ride will offer a great experience for cyclists of all levels with 100, 65, 30 and 15 mile route options as well as a free Children’s Bike Rodeo and Family Fun Ride and Community Health Fair. These routes wind throughout scenic Anne Arundel County including views of downtown Annapolis, the Severn River, southern Anne Arundel County, BWI/Marshall airport and more. The 15 and 30 mile routes are entirely on paved trails, perfect for cyclists of all levels. Proceeds will be donated to county nonprofit organizations including the Crisis Response System, Recreation Deeds for Special Needs and BikeAAA.
The Anne Arundel County Lifeline 100 Century Ride will also welcome the community through an all day “Make Health Happen Community Health Fair” at Kinder Farm Park with representatives from the Healthy Anne Arundel Coalition, including local hospitals and public agencies. The fair will offer health screenings, fun activities for kids, families and more.
In 2015, Anne Arundel County Executive, Steven R. Schuh participated in the 65 mile route and enjoyed the fun and well stocked rest stops along with 670 other riders. The 2015 Lifeline 100 Century Ride had 30% more participants than the inaugural 2014 ride and raised $21,000 for county non-profits.
Over 100 volunteers participated in every aspect of the event to ensure a safe and unique experience for all. Over 100 people visited the Health Fair.
For more information about registration, sponsorship, volunteering and great photos from the 2015 Anne Arundel County Lifeline 100 Century Ride please visit www.lifeline100.com. Registration is now open!! Take advantage of early bird fees through June 1, 2016. Bike Rodeo is free but reserved a time slot online. Visit www.lifeline.com for all event details.