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  • Second annual Family Bike Ride returns to Homecoming

    Healthy Dearborn event fun for all ages

    Healthy Dearborn is sponsoring its second Homecoming Family Bike Ride on Aug. 5 at 10 a.m.Homecoming bike ride 2016

    The approximately seven-mile ride will wend its way through Dearborn’s northwest neighborhoods and includes mid-point stop at Levagood Park for refreshments and biking information.  This is a family-friendly, police-supported ride for cyclists of all ages.

    Helmets are required, and children under 12 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.  The ride departs from the tennis courts on the south side of Ford Field Park, 500 Monroe St.

    Registration begins at 9 a.m. for this free event.  To save time that morning, waiver forms can be found at and printed and completed in advance.

    New this year will be an additional event for more serious cyclists.  Following the family ride, interested and able riders can join in a 20-mile, moderately-paced bike ride leaving from the park. Rest stops and SAG (support and gear) support will be available.

    A flyer for the bike ride is also available.

    Healthy Dearborn is a collaboration between Beaumont, the City of Dearborn, Dearborn Public Schools and other stakeholders to build a “thriving, diverse community that fully embraces a unified culture of health.”

    Dearborn Homecoming runs Aug. 4 to 6 at Ford Field Park.  The annual festival includes carnival rides, food, musical performances, free family activities and on Saturday and Sunday night, fireworks.  Admission to the festival is free.