Dousman Event Site

Saturday, September 30

Cory Municipal Park

Join Team OFH for our 16th annual Family Ride Run Walk fundraiser! Together, we hope to raise $160K for grants to our Ministry Partners serving neighborhoods experiencing material poverty in the Greater Milwaukee Synod, ELCA.

Our Dousman / Waukesha County event site features the following route options through beautiful lake country:

  • 14-mile trail bike ride on the Glacial Drumlin Trail (family-friendly)
  • 30-mile road bike ride (for more experienced riders)
  • 5K fun run
  • 2-mile walk
  • Volunteer options
  • Fellowship-only participant option

Following the rides, run and walk, all participants and volunteers will receive an individually packaged box lunch to enjoy outdoors with the community of Outreach for Hope supporters.

Location

All activities begin and end at Corey Municipal Park, 140 S Main St in Dousman.

PARKING: Park near the park shelter.

RESTROOMS: Restrooms located at the shelter, St. Matthews rest stop in Palmyra and All Saints Wales.

Schedule

Please arrive at least 30 minutes before your route’s start time!

8:30 am: 30-Mile Road Bike Ride start time

9:30 am: 14-Mile Trail Bike Ride start time

10 am: Run and Walk start time

11 am: Picnic lunch begins

Route Details

14-Mile Trail Bike Ride: Travel on the Glacial Drumlin Trail. Crossing guards will be present at HWY 67 crossing and others. Turn around at All Saints Lutheran Church, Wales. Return to Cory Park. Download route map/cue sheet.

30-Mile Road Bike Ride: Travel on County Roads D, Z and E to Palmyra (rest stop at St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church) and return to Dousman via County ZZ, making a loop. Download route map/cue sheet.

Run/Walk:

SITE FAQ'S

What should I bring?

Please come dressed for the weather and outdoor exercise (including a CSPC approved helmet for all cyclists)! Bring your cell phone, and a DNR Trail Pass if you have one. You may also want to bring your own water bottle, and a picnic blanket or lawn chair(s) to use during lunch in lieu of on-site picnic tables.

What do I do if there’s an emergency?

If there’s an emergency on the route, call 911. For help with non life-threatening situations (ie, bike repairs needed), you can call our Dousman site SAG Wagon Support at (262) 720-8345.

What happens if it rains?

In the event of torrential rain or lightning, we will post the cancelation on our website. No makeup date is planned.

What if I registered for the event, but can no longer attend?

If you can no longer attend due to illness or emergency, please reach out to us at info@outreachforhope.org or 414-671-1212, and we’ll make sure to get your t-shirt(s) to you following the event.

What should I know about attending with kids?

Children are welcome at the event! Please note that for their safety, all children under age 13 must be supervised by their accompanying adult throughout the event.

Questions? For immediate help on event day, call or text Rev. Chris Manke at (414) 248-6423. Otherwise, contact our office at info@outreachforhope.org or 414-671-1212, and a member of our staff will reply during regular business hours.