Peace-A-Thon


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PEACE-A-THON
26km Bicycle Ride – 10km Walk
All are welcome!

 

Join us in 2018, date TBA, for our annual bike & walk event along the historic D&L trail and local streets. Proceeds benefit LEPOCO’s local peace and justice work.

Starting at Main & Lehigh St., Bethlehem
(at Christmas City Fairgrounds near Sand Island)

8:15-9:00 am: Light breakfast, bike safety check, & body warm-up.
9:00 am:  Walkers & bicycle riders depart

Rain Plans: Event will be held in light or intermittent rain. If there is a steady rain, people will gather at LEPOCO Peace Center at 8:30 am… to make plans for a rain date.

Please note, times may vary from year to year.

WHY WE WALK AND RIDE

The proceeds from this event will be shared as-follows:

25% to Refugee Community Center at Church of the Mediator, Allentown, providing ESL English classes and support for refugees to be contributing members of society.

25% to Grupo de Apoyo e Integración Hispanoamericano, a nonpartisan immigrant support group in the Lehigh Valley, supporting DACA and DREAMers.

50% to LEPOCO. As a local peace group LEPOCO has worked for over 50 years to promote non-violent resolution of conflict, both domestically and internationally.

For more information, contact the LEPOCO Peace Center, 313 W. Fourth St., Bethlehem. Call 610-691-8730.