Online registration for the 2015 HIke/Bike for Hopice is now closed, but you are welcome to register at the event!
Please review the schedule below for registration times. We look forward to seeing you there!
The Hike/Bike for Hospice is a touching tribute to those who have ended life's journey. Memorial pickets line the pathway of Granger Meadows Park as the hikers walk: a lasting memorial to those we honor every year with love. Join us and hike or bike for remembrance and reflection. All participants will enjoy great music, wonderful food, and family-centered activities.
We'd like to extend a very special thank you for everyone who attend, volunteer their time or services, or generously sponsor the 2015 Hike/Bike for Hospice. This beloved event would not be possible without your support.We are so proud to celebrate over 30 years of dedication to Sparrow Hospice Services!
7:30 a.m. 30 mile Bike Registration (You may begin your bike ride immediately after registering/checking in.)
10:00 a.m. Hike and Kids Bike/Run Registration
11:00 a.m. Opening Ceremonies
11:30 a.m. Hike begins
12:00 p.m. Children's Bike/Run begins
Registration fee: $25.00*
Age groups: 4-6 year olds: bike 1 mile and run 0.5 mile
7-10 year olds: bike 2 miles and run 1 mile
*The Children's Bike/Run registration fee also allows children to hike, with parents, during the Hike/Bike event as well.
30 Mile Bike
- We are offering a 30 mile bike route. Please note: this route has been carefully mapped out by our Biking Sub-Committee.
- Please note that the bike routes will start and finish at Granger Meadows Park.
- ALL bikers are invited to join hikers for the opening ceremony after their ride.
- There will be SAG support and 2 rest stops along the way.
- Helmets are required.
Order a picket in memory of your loved one for 2015.
Ultimate Bounce Inflatables
Potter Park Petting Zoo
Additional Hike/Bike Pathway Activities:
Remembrance Room. A special place to remember loved ones. Please bring a framed photo for display.
Picket Fence Memorial. Keep a loved one's memory alive by purchasing a fence picket. These pickets will line the path of the hikers every year.
Music Therapy. Musical instruments for attendees to play, courtesy of Marshall Music.
Proceeds from the Hike/Bike for Hospice help to support hospice care for terminally ill individuals with limited or no health insurance. To explore sponsorship opportunities, please click here.
Our unique and caring offerings:
- Final dream fulfillment
- Vigil companions
- Music therapy
- Massage therapy
- Life stories
- Pet therapy
Funds raised to support the following areas of Sparrow Hospice:
- Bereavement support services
- Hospice staff education
- New equipment and technology
- Charity care for the uninsured
- Complimentary therapies
- Rooftop garden
Thank You to our Generous 2015 Hike/Bike for Hospice Sponsors
Presenting Circle of Life Sponsor
Feldman's Bud Kouts Chevrolet
Quality of Life
Mid-Michigan ParrotHead Club
Capital Area Muscle Car Club
Farm Bureau Insurance
Doris Grant Family
Dr. Ronald and Mrs. Carol Horowitz
Michigan State University Federal Credit Union
IMO: William D. and Margaret E. Sullivan
White Pine Sponsor
KI Technology Group
Mint City Jammers
Morgan Stanley Wealth Management
IMO: Marvin and Marie Smokoska
Norm and Julie Spaulding
Tom and Michelle Wiseman
IMO Joseph "Bup" Yurek
Caliber Home Loans
Mark A. Harvey
Maurer's Textile Services