Confederation Trail cycling event nearing

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Island Trails invites recreational cyclists to close the summer season with the 2012 Island East cycling event along the Confederation Trail Sept. 28 to 30.

Participants can cycle the full event over three days or ride just one or two days. All routes are accompanied by volunteer trail officers.

Refreshments and draw prizes are provided each day. Transportation and equipment storage is available on request. Registration is $10 per day or $25 for the three days.

“This is a popular end-of-the-season event that attracts recreational cyclists from P.E.I. and the Maritime region,” said Phil Arbing, chairman of the volunteer committee. “Cyclists of all ages and abilities will enjoy the scenic ride through eastern Prince Edward Island and experience local hospitality in rural communities at the start and end of each ride.”

This is a popular end-of-the-season event that attracts recreational cyclists from P.E.I. and the Maritime region Phil Arbing, chairman of the volunteer committee

Following is the schedule: Friday, Sept. 28, 5 p.m. — Brackley Commons to Mount Stewart, 29 kms. Registration at Brackley at 4 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 29, 11 a.m. — Mount Stewart to Georgetown, 38.5 kms. Registration at the Mount Stewart Community Centre at 10 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 30, 11 a.m. — Murray Harbour to Wood Islands, 22 kms with the option to return. Registration at Murray Harbour Community Centre begins at 10 a.m. Early registration is encouraged.  

For information and registration, contact Ruth DeLong at redelong@gov.pe.ca, 394-1645 or access the registration form at www.islandtrails.ca.

Organizations: Mount Stewart Community Centre, Murray Harbour Community Centre

Geographic location: Island East, Mount Stewart, P.E.I. Maritime Eastern Prince Edward Island Georgetown Murray Harbour Wood Islands

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  • debbie
    March 12, 2013 - 20:25

    i am a beginner n am interested in this bike tour, need more infor thank you