SKOKIE, Ill. (WLS) --Active duty service members, wounded veterans, and civilians are joining together for a Ride 2 Recovery Honor Ride in the north suburbs on June 12, 2016. The Honor Ride begins at Evanston Subaru in Skokie. The non-competitive cycling event is designed to get veterans back on the road with their brothers in arms. Injured veterans ride for free. The Honor Ride raises funded in support of local Project HERO programs. Ride 2 Recovery is a non-profit providing free recovery, rehabilitation, and reintegration service for injured veterans. ABC 7 joined Ride 2 Recovery Honor Ride Manager, Emily Granacher, live from the event.
A second Ride 2 Recovery Honor Ride is coming up on August 14, 2016 in Barrington, Ill. It begins at Citizens Park at 7:00am. There's also a 10K Run at 9:15am. Registration for all cycling routes is $75. The 1-mile fun run is $25, while the 5K and 10K are each $55.
Ride 2 Recovery Honor Ride
Date: June 12, 2016
Hours: Ride Begins at 8 a.m.
Address: 3340 Oakton Street, Skokie
2016 Honor Ride Barrington
Sunday, August 14, 2016
511 N Lake Zurich Road, Barrington, IL 60010
Begins at 7:00 a.m.
10k Run Begins at 9:15 a.m.
Registration for all cycling routes is $75.
Registration for the 1 mile fun run is $25. Registration for the 5K and 10K is $55.
Wounded veterans ride and run for FREE. Please contact before registering at firstname.lastname@example.org