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Team Chance: Owl Ride for Jackson Photo
Team Chance: Owl Ride for Jackson Photo

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EVENT DATE: Aug 20, 2016

You can help critically ill babies! Make a donation or join #TeamChance for a 111 mile ride from from Chicago, IL to Valparaiso, IN on August 20 & 21 to help ensure that the financial burden of parking and transportation does not stand in the way of any parent being with their child in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). Learn more about the ride and Jackson Chance Foundation below.


Jackson Chance Foundation's mission is to enrich the lives of families with babies in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) by allowing them to spend more time with their baby through the NICU Transportation Program. Learn more by watching the video on our homepage, downloading our brochure, or clicking through our website.



BEGINS: 8/20/16 AT 8:00AM 

ENDS: 8/21/16 AT 4:00PM


55.5 mile ride from Grant Park to Valparaiso. Snacks, lunch, rest stops, and dinner and drinks will be provided. There will be 4-5 rest stops along the way.

A room block is secured at the Country Inn & Suites in Valparaiso, IN for a negotiated rate at $110/night. Riders can call (800) 830-5222 or book here with the Jackson Chance Foundation block.



55.5 miles ride from Valparaiso to Grant Park. Breakfast, snacks, and lunch will be provided. There will be 4-5 rest stops along the way. 


Registration is $100/rider and participants must book their own hotel rooms on the night of August 20. We have a room block on hold at the Country Inn & Suites in Valparaiso, IN.


JCF will provide a bike route with rest stops, t-shirts, water bottles, sport packs, and additional items, as well as other logistics for the ride. Each day we will ride approximately 55.5 miles with 4 to 5 rest stops, which will take between 5-7 hours and we expect to have 10-20 participants.


Riders will need to provide a bike and appropriate gear, book and pay for hotel rooms ($110/room), and commit to raise $1,111.


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