The Midshore Riverkeeper Conservancy and JDRF Maryland (Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation) are teaming up once again to host the Tour de Talbot of 2012. Last year, over 150 riders took to the beautiful streets of Talbot County in support of the two organizations. Register now and save the date to experience the spectacular scenery and rich history of Maryland’s Eastern Shore.
The Tour de Talbot will feature a century ride (100 miles), a 65 mile ride, and a 20 mile ride. All rides are supported, with food and drink at rest stops included in registration. The Century and 65 mile ride will kickoff at 7:30 am; the family ride will follow at 9:30 am. All rides will start and finish at the Talbot Country Club, culminating in an outdoor barbeque celebration. Watch for news of professional riders to join the Century! To register, go to www.tourdetalbot.org. Those who register before August 31st will receive free lunch and drink coupons and a t-shirt!
All registration fees will be split equally between Midshore RIVERKEEPER Conservancy and JDRF. If you would like to make additional donations to either or both organizations, you may do so on the event website. Participants also have the option to fundraise for either organization on the event webpage- so consider seeking sponsors for your ride! We thank you for your generosity and support!
The Midshore Riverkeeper Conservancy is a non-profit organization dedicated to the restoration and protection of the waterways that comprise the Choptank River watershed, Eastern Bay, and the Miles and Wye Rivers. The organization serves as an advocate for the health of these tributaries and the living resources they support. www.midshoreriverkeeper.org
The mission of JDRF is to find a cure for diabetes and its complications through the support of research. Since its founding in 1970 by parents of children with T1D, JDRF has awarded more than $1.6 billion to diabetes research, including $116 million last year. www.jdrfmd.org
Travel Advantage Network (TAN), founded in 1992, is a Maryland-based wholesale vacation program developed to provide the average family affordable, quality travel to popular destinations throughout the US, Mexico, and the Caribbean. www.planwithtan.com
What: Century (100), 65, and 20 mile bike rides, followed by food and celebration
Where: Starts and ends at Talbot Country Club, Easton, MD
When: Saturday, September 15, 2012