Events

Weekly Events

Day Start Time Description Location Phone

Every Thursday (April to October)

DONE FOR THE SEASON

ProForm Group rides to hone confidence,skills & speed for the competitive & non-racer cyclists alike. Two groups: over 20mph and an under 20mph. Two distances: 35 mile or 50 miles

Start from ProForm Bike Shop

574-272-0129

Tue,Wed.,Sat.,& Sun

check the MBA website

MBA Club rides. Offering a choice of distances and pace.

ProForm Sat.morning runs & walks

8:00AM sharp

ProForm Runs are a fun training/social run & walk. Any level of runner/walker is welcome and it is free. This is an all year round event.

at the store

574-272-0129

Every Thursday

6pm

MRA Beginners Group Run. Group plans to start slow to build confidence and endurance. The distance and pace will be determined by the group

Beutter Park - Mishawaka ,In.

Cyclocross events

Day Start Time Description Location Phone

September 23 2012

Run Up Cyclocross racing series. Venue #1 held at TK Lawless Co. Park, Vandalia, Mi.

Vandalia, Mi.

Sunday October 7th, 2012

11am

Kisscross Cyclocross race #4. K.I.S.S.cross. Keep It Simple Stupid. The idea here is to have a series of cyclocross races that are fun, low key and challenging for riders of any skill level.

Caledonia Lakeside Park, Caledonia , Mi.

rickplite@gmail.com

October 14 2012

Run Up Cyclocross Race Series. Venue #2 Kindleberger Park, Parchment, Michigan

Parchment, Michigan

Sunday October 21st, 2012

11am

Kisscross Cyclocross race #5. Our races tend to be held in City or County Parks and are very spectator and family friendly. Most courses are about 1.5 miles long and can be seen from one or two vantage points.

Cascade Park, Grand Rapids, Mi

rickplite@gmail.com

October 28, 2012

Run Up Cyclocross Race Sereis. Venue #3 McCoy Creek Park in Buchanan, Michigan.

Buchanan, Michigan

Sunday October 28th, 2012

11am

Kisscross Cyclocross race #6. Never tried cyclocross before? Want to learn more about the sport? This is a great opportunity, as we’re dubbing this a “training series”. Come out and give it a shot! What’s the worst that can happen? The pain only lasts 45 minutes.

Manhattan Park, Grand Rapids , Mi.

rickplite@gmail.com

Sunday November 11th, 2012

11am

Kisscross Cyclocross race #7. A cyclocross bike is not necessary, mountain bikes are allowed, just remove the bars ends if you have them. Heck, some folks even use road bikes.

Markin Glen Park, Kalamazoo , Mi.

rickplite@gmail.com

November 18, 2012

Run Up Cyclocross Race Sereis. Venue #4 being held at Bendix Woods Co. Park in New Carlisle , Indiana.

Bendix Woods Co. Park in New Carlisle , Indiana.

November 24, 2012 Saturday

10 am

4th Annual GRAVEL GROVEL. This event is only open to 250 participants. Register online to guarantee your spot. On-line registration for the 2012 event begins July 1 and closes at midnight on Thanksgiving (Nov. 22) .

Maumee Boy Scout Camp ~ Norman, IN

Sunday November 25th, 2012

11am

Kisscross Cyclocross race #8. Yeah, road bikes on dirt. Our races are a celebration of the cyclocross bike, the most versatile bike on the planet.

Plaster Creek Park, Grand Rapids , Mi.

rickplite@gmail.com

Sunday December 2nd, 2012

11am

Kisscross Cyclocross race #9. Day of registration only, no license required.

Location TBD, Holland , Mi.

rickplite@gmail.com

Mt.Bike Events/Races

Day Start Time Description Location Phone

October 7th, 2012 Sunday

10 am

NIMBA Potato Creek Cross Country and Series Finale (Race #8)

PotatoCreek SP,North Liberty, IN

October 12-14, 2012

see ride info

8th Annual Brown County Breakdown isn't a race, it's just a great ride in the woods with a few hundred of your closest friends.

Brown County State Park near Nashville, Indiana

October 20, 2012

8:00am – 10:00am,with a 10:00am mass start!

2012 Massive Fall Out:a large-scale group ride organized by the volunteers of the Clinton River Area Mountain Bike Association. Ride Cost: Free!

Stony Creek Metro Park , Mi.

November 3, 2012 Saturday

see website

The Bell’s Beer Iceman Cometh Challenge is a 29 mile point-to-point mountain bike race from Kalkaska to Traverse City, Michigan.

Traverse City, Michigan.

Running Events/Races

Day Start Time Description Location Phone

Sat.October 6, 2012

2 pm

? Nikki's Shortcut ? We are heading into the woods for the 4th annual scholarship/charity 5K run/walk in memory of Nikki Allen.

River Valley High School ,Three Oaks, Michigan

Saturday, October 20, 2012

8:00 a.m. EST

St. Pat's 24 Hour. 24 hour,12 hour, and 6 hour races being held on the scenic grounds of St. Pat's Park along the St. Joe River in South Bend, Indiana. Proceeds of the St. Pats 24 Hour Race will go to support Friends for Faye, ALS TDI.

St. Pat's Park, South Bend, Indiana

Saturday, October 27, 2012

8:30 am

Haunted Hilly Half Marathon, Frightening 5K,Monster Mile. Benefitting Elkhart Co. Down Syndrome Support Group. Mail in entry available @ ProForm.

Bonneyville Mill Co. Park, Bristo, In.

www.stonesoupromotions.com

Sunday November 4, 2012

2 pm

OxBow Tower 5K Run and 1 Mile Elementary Cross-Country Challenge is hosted by the Two Rivers Running Club in conjunction with the Elkhart County Parks Department. All proceeds from this run/walk will be used to help rebuild the tower at OxBow County Park that was burned down on July 27, 2010.

OxBow County Park - Goshen, In

Sat. November 10, 2012

9 am

"Race to Save"-features a 5K and 10K run as well as a 1-Mile Fun Run/Walk. The event is open to runners (and walkers) of all skill levels and ages. We encourage and welcome running clubs, track team members and individuals looking for a challenge and a good time! Bring a friend or come out and meet new people all for a great cause

Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center ,Mishawaka, Indiana

November 10, 2012

8 am

Miles for Music 5k Fun Run / 3k Walk

Goshen High School , Goshen, IN.

staceedb@yahoo.com

Thursday, November 22, 2012

8 am

THANKSGIVING DAY RUN. You, your family and friends are invited to participate in one of our four great races. Our 10K/5K races, 5K Walk and 1 mile fun run/walk are open to you and the entire family. Entry form available at Pro-Form Bike-Run-Swim.

Niles-Buchanan YMCA , Niles, Mi.

Thur. Nov. 22, 2012

8:30 am

Turkey Stampede 1 mile walk, 5K run/walk and 10K run, to benefit Faith Mission, the local shelter in Elkhart, IN. Entry forms available at Pro-Form Bike-Run-Swim

McNaughton Park, 701 Arcade Avenue, Elkhart, IN

Thur. Nov. 22, 2012

8:00am

9th Annual I'm Thankful Four Run and Walk. Money raised by the 4 mile run and the 4 and 2 mile walks helps KMMF provide scholarships and support to NorthWood High School students and programs.

NorthWood High School, Nappanee, IN

markmikel@frontier.com or Call (574) 354-1072

Road Bike Events/Tours

Triathlon or Duathlon