Back in November, St. Gregory’s University’s Benedictine Hall, built in 1915, was severely damaged from an earthquake. Now the Citizen Potawatomi Nation, the Shawnee Pedalers Cycling Club and Team PG-13 Cycling Club are organizing a bicycle race and tour on May 28th to raise money for its repair:
Bicycling enthusiasts can travel back in time by participating in the St. Gregory’s University Memorial Day Road Race and Bicycle Tour on May 28. Event courses follow scenic roads from SGU to historic Sacred Heart Mission in Konawa. Proceeds from the race and tour go toward restoring SGU’s Benedictine Hall, which was severely damaged as a result of an earthquake in November. The Citizen Potawatomi Nation is the presenting sponsor for the event.
The race will take be a 49 mile course with a hill-top finish with an optional 35 mile cool down ride back to St. Gregory’s. The bicycle tour consists of 25 and 71 mile routes. Lunch will be provided for riders in the race and 71 mile tour. Registration is from $30 – $45 per rider. Full details on the event can be found at http://www.stgregorys.edu/sguroadrace.