The 2nd annual Bici Sport Petaluma Kids Gran Fondo will be taking place on May 3rd. 36 local schools and kids from all over will challenge themselves on any of 3 different routes from which they choose. They can also choose to ride a bike, walk, run or roll around the 3 courses which include a 1 mile, 4 mile and 7 mile route. Parents and dogs are also welcomed to accompany their kids. All dogs must remain on leash(City ordinance). All bike entrants are required to wear a helmet.
To enter The Bici Sport Petaluma Kids Gran Fondo, young participants will gather as many pledges as they can or make a donation at registration.
- Beat the crowds! Early Bird Registration and Packet Pickup on Friday May 2nd from 6pm-9pm at Bici Sports Bike Shop (143 Kentucky St Petaluma, CA 94952). Bring Your Pledge Money or Donation to Enter.
- Day of event registration Opens at 8am left of the Lucchesi Center (Bring Your Pledge Money or Donation to Enter)
- Routes begin at 9am
Once a participant has turned in his/her pledge sheet and money, a parent or legal guardian will fill out a liability waiver before assigning a participation bib number. The money raised will be donated to the Petaluma schools, as well as to pre-selected children in the area who are living with a disability or life-threatening illness. Bicycles will be given away to the kids who raise the most money!
Does your kid live outside of Petaluma? No worries! Everyone is welcome. To enter, have your child gather as many pledges as he can, bring the pledge form with money raised to the event, and you will get a bib number in exchange.
If for some reason you cannot make it to the event, please mail all checks made out to Steven Cozza Race for Kids, PO.Box 2752 Petaluma Ca. 94952 or deliver pledge forms with money to Attn: Steven Cozza Frank Howard Allen – 905 E. Washington St, Ste. 109 – Petaluma, CA 94952
There are three ways to get involved:
Pledge & Participate. Encourage your child to gather as many pledges as he/she can. Let your child know that they are raising money for other kids in need. Also let them know that the more money they raise from family, neighbors and friends, the more of a chance they will have to win a bicycle Download the Kids Pledge form.
Volunteer. Sign up as a volunteer in our volunteer management program on the website. Complete our online form.
Sponsor. Donate as a corporation, small business, organization or individual. See our sponsorship packet.
For more information or if you would like to make a donation, please visit our official website: http://www.stevencozzaraceforkids.org/calendar/pk-gran-fondo/ and on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/PetalumaKidsGranFondo
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Steven Cozza Race For Kids
Steven Cozza Race For Kids is a 501(C)(3) organization founded in 2011 by former professional cyclist Steven Cozza to make a difference in the lives of children who are living with disabilities or are disadvantaged by environment or circumstance, both domestically and globally. The organization aims to provide awareness and support of causes benefiting these children through its philanthropic activities, fundraising efforts, website, social media, as well as it’s participating racers.