Mother's Day Bike Ride.

This happens every year and is put on by CycloFemme Eugene/Springfield

Posted: May. 13, 2019 12:22 AM
Updated: May. 13, 2019 12:22 AM

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brittany faulkers reporting. this is dorrington's first year placing these butterflies around& and she hopes to do it every mother's day moving forward. in celebration of mothers day today... "parenting now" hosted their third annual mother's day 5-k run at alton baker park. runners of all ages lined up to run or walk in the fundraiser. all the proceeds going towards "parenting now" which provides education and support to seven thousand families in our community each year. the run brought in around one hundred and seventy runners and it raised more than five-thousand dollars for the organization. and on this mother's day....bike riders in eugene and springfield celebrated women in cycling... it's all part of an international event... kezi 9 news reporter emma jerome met with some riders about why they come back every year. emma jerome: "dozens of mothers, neighbors, and families hopped on their bikes here at the owen rose garden for an annual mother's day ride, put on by cyclofemme eugene springfield." kelsey moore: "it's a bike ride celebrating women on wheels... and part of the reason we host in eugene/ springfield is to reaslly showcase that women do ride and to showcase our younger generation thay they can ride too. the ride led bikers around 6 miles of eugene's bike paths and city streets... they also met up with riders from springfield at day island park in springfield to celebrate the day together. km: "it's a fantastic time to get people out on the streets practicing riding and have a really fun time celebrating together." this year's theme was "bike.. bling... and flowers". a bike beautification station was set up at the beginning of the course for riders to use for the day. the event happens every year as a part of the international
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