2017 Bike Ride

Donate to the Lake Michigan 500 Campaign here!

Riders, please visit the important links at the bottom of this page.

Join the Andean Health Cycling Team on the “LAKE MICHIGAN 500” in celebrating AHD’s 20th anniversary. This epic ride is from Madison to Notre Dame to raise funds and awareness for Hesburgh Hospital. Cyclists of any age or ability are welcome. Rides are fully supported. Ride with us for one of three segments:

Choose one of three bike rides to support AHD:

1. Day Ride from Madison to Milwaukee, Sep. 9
Riders’ fee (sent by check to AHD–see below): $75 which includes t-shirt, support, beverages/snacks, and a vehicle-ride back to Madison.
Suggested fundraising goal: $1,000
8:15am Registration
9am Start Time at Sandy Beach Park in Lake Mills. Parking will be available. 

2. Day Ride from Michigan City to Notre Dame, Sep. 16 
Riders’ fee (sent by check to AHD–see below): $75 which includes t-shirt, support, beverages/snacks, and a vehicle-ride back to Michigan City.
Suggested fundraising goal: $1,000
7:45am CDT/8:45am EDT: Day Riders meet at Buffalo Liquor & Convenience Store, 19347 US 12, where there is an abandoned parking lot.  Note that Michigan City is in Central Time and South Bend is in Eastern Time.

3. Full ride from Madison to Notre Dame, Sep 8-16
Riders’ fee (sent by check to AHD–see below): Single occupancy: $3,850; Double occupancy: $3,000, which includes t-shirt, jersey, support from 3 drivers during the trip, beverages/snacks, meals, hotels, technical support and launch party in Madison on 9/8 (flights and special transportation not included).

Please send your riders fee by check to:

Andean Health & Development
UW Dept. of Family Medicine
1100 Delaplaine Ct.
Madison, WI 53715

Important Links:

Bike Ride Preview

Madison Launch Party Invitation – September 8 at 6pm. Please invite friends and family. All are welcome! Please rsvp to laura.dries@andeanhealth.org.

Ride Sign Up – Day Riders sign up by August 15. Core riders are now past the due date.

Create your personal fundraising webpage here

Biking Route – Draft

Bike Ride Brochure & Bike Ride Fact Sheet

Bike Ride Sponsorship Opportunities

Milwaukee Dinner Invitation – September 9 at 6:30pm. Please rsvp to kerkle10@comcast.net.

Notre Dame Finish Line Party Invitation – September 16 at 3pm.

What to Bring on the Bike Trip

Cycling Tips:
101 Cycling Tips to Completely Transform your Cycling Life
How and When to Hydrate during Cycling
Cycling Nutrition: Eating on the Bike
Advice for Safe Cycling

Contact Laura at info@andeanhealth.org with any questions.