The Plymouth HS Swimming & Diving and Plymouth Aquatics Clubs, in association with the annual Marshall County Blueberry Festival, will host a bicycle tour on Saturday, August 31, 2019 in Plymouth, Indiana. Routes will be available covering 31, 41, 62 miles, and a special "family" tour of 16 miles to the Menominee Monument. The tour has won wide acclaim for being well organized and scenic with outstanding SAGs.
Wearing of an approved helmet is mandatory!
Your ride/registration begins at 6 a.m. at Menominee Elementary School, 815 Discovery Lane, Plymouth. The Culver Academies and the picturesque town of Culver are on the route with a SAG at the Culver Depot. Our tour winds through the Twin Lakes area, starting point of the infamous Trail of Death. The Potawatomi Indian tribes populating the region were forcibly relocated to the west by the U.S. government‚Äìan event remembered by the statue of Chief Menominee along the route. A SAG will be located on the Menominee grounds.
Plymouth is the home of the annual Blueberry Festival conducted during the four-day Labor Day Weekend (Sept. 1-4). After the BBC, enjoy the more than 500 craft booths, more than 100 food booths, shows and athletic events at Centennial Park. The festival annually attracts more than 500,000 people and you are invited to remain and enjoy a festive day or weekend. Camping is available at the Argos 4-H fairgrounds. For cost and reservation information, contact Kevin Holland at (574) 936-9154.
Safety and Responsibility
Riders must sign a waiver on the registration form before starting. Riders under 18 must have a parent or guardian signature. Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult over the age of 21. All riders will be asked to sign in at the end of the ride.
- Date: August 31, 2019
Distances: 16, 31, 41, 62 miles
City, State: Plymouth, Indiana
Start Location: Menominee Elementary School
Start Time: 6:00 am
Online Information: http://www.blueberryfestival.org/pg/bike_cruise.html