CHESTERTON | The Visiting Nurse Association of Porter County is on its way to a record year for the VNA’s annual bicycle ride, Lorie’s Lakeside Century, on Saturday.
More than 500 experienced and novice riders from all over the Midwest will explore the solitude of shaded country roads, spectacular views of Lake Michigan and prairies as they bike along the lake and through the Indiana Dunes and countryside.
Riders can choose their ride distance, ranging from 25 to 100 miles along a variety of routes that include unique rest stops along the way at the Art Barn featuring live entertainment from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Lions Club Pavilion in New Buffalo (with an Elvis twist), the Lakeview Pavilion (stunning view of Lake Michigan) and Garwood Orchard.
It’s not too late to register for the ride. Lorie’s Lakeside Century begins at Liberty Bible Church, 824 N. Calumet Ave. On site registration is from 7 a.m. to noon.
Advance registration for the ride is $30, with registration on the day of the ride $35. Register online at www.signmeup.com/82205 or visit the ride website at www.lorieslakesidecentury.org for more information.
There will be an all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast, from 7 to 10 a.m. for $6.
Call (219) 531-8049. To learn more about the Visiting Nurse Association, visit the VNA website at www.VNAportercounty.org.