Raise money for watershed while biking the Springwater

The Bicycle Transportation Alliance isn’t the only local non-profit encouraging Portlanders to go by bike in the month of September. The BTA’s Bike Commute Challenge started yesterday, but so did the Springwater Cycle Stroll.

The Cycle Stroll is organized by the Johnson Creek Watershed Council. The event allows registered participants to track their miles ridden (or walked, rollerbladed, etc…) on the Springwater Trail for the month of September (the popular trail runs along Johnson Creek for many miles). The money raised will support the JCWC’s restoration, education and outreach programs.

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According to the event website, participants collect pledges from family and friends on a per-mile or flat donations basis. Similar to the Bike Commute Challenge, there will be prizes and bragging rights for who the person who bikes the most bikes and raises the most money.

With both events running simultaneously, we’re wondering… is anyone out there doing both? It’d be like getting double frequent flyer miles.

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor)

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor)

Founder of BikePortland (in 2005). Father of three. North Portlander. Basketball lover. Car owner and driver. If you have questions or feedback about this site or my work, feel free to contact me at @jonathan_maus on Twitter, via email at maus.jonathan@gmail.com, or phone/text at 503-706-8804. Also, if you read and appreciate this site, please become a supporter.

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Stig
Stig
14 years ago

Anyone know when the repaving from East of 92nd Ave will occur? I wouldn’t wish riding that stretch on anyone without full suspension or balloon tires at less than half recommended pressure.

rolinon
rolinon
14 years ago

I stopped riding the Springwater “Washboard” because it was jarring my teeth loose!