This weekend marks the 6th edition of the annual Ride the Heart of the Valley fundraiser put on by the OSU veterinary students. The bike ride for charitable causes has 3 route options: 12, 30 and 62 miles in length, and riders of all experience and capability are encouraged to give it a go.
The proceeds from the event will be going to the Johnson Dental Clinic at the Boys & Girls Club of Corvallis as well as the Olive K. Britt fund at the OSU College of Veterinary Medicine, which seeks to provide care for shelter animals or pets whose owners don’t have the money for necessary treatment.
The event sponsors are Valley Insurance Professionals, Laughing Planet Cafe, Peak Sports and the Oregon Veterinary Medical Association.
This year’s theme for the event is food safety, so dress as a food-borne illness or other food safety theme. Just not a giant bottle of hand sanitizer, because I’m already going as that…
Registration is $30 for adults, $15 for children and $10 for children on tandems, trailers or trail-a-bikes. The registration includes a lunch and drinks at the rest stops along the way. A special
There’s still time to sign up, but only until 4:00PM on Thursday, April 23rd, so don’t miss this great opportunity for some fun, exercise, and fundraising for a good cause.
Ride the Heart of the Valley is on Saturday, April 26th, with routes starting at 7, 9 and 11:00 AM. To register, go to www.ridetheheartofthevalley.com.