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Plan to ride a bike to work Thursday, June 9

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Park Rapids Minnesota PO Box 111 56470

The bandannas have arrived and registration is underway at Third Street Market and Northern Cycle for Bike to Work Day. Thursday, June 9 has been declared a day to pedal into Park Rapids.


There is no charge to participate. Simply head in to a registration station and fill out the form. The first 112 registrants will be given a signature red bandanna.

The day of the race, Prize Police will be patrolling, awarding prizes to those wearing the handkerchief.

Prizes to date include bike helmets and a bike computer from Northern Cycle, gift packages from Muskie Waters in Nevis and a gift certificate from Park Salon.

And you take home a nifty new kerchief.

No bike? Take a hike. Walkers are also encouraged.

No job? No prob.

This event is open to all ages - kids to elders.

Gather a team for some inner-office fun.

Itascatur, the Center for Weight Management and the Park Rapids Enterprise are sponsoring the event.

Helmets are recommended.

For more information on Bike/Walk to Work Day, contact the Center for Weight Management at 237-5757, Third Street Market at 732-9063 or the Enterprise at 732-3364.

In the event of inclement weather, drawings will be held and winners notified.