Get Fit With Habitat

Do you need a little bit of extra push to get GOING this winter? Sign up for Tour de Habitat on March 9 and start moving! It’s a fun day to spend with your team of friends, family, co-workers, or church groups and will benefit the community.

What We are Racing For

Besides getting some exercise, spend a fun Saturday afternoon leisurely pedaling and cheering on your teammates as you work together to make a lasting difference in the lives of local families.  By raising funds from family, friends, businesses and church groups, you will raise not only much needed dollars to support Lake Agassiz Habitat for Humanity, but also awareness in our community about the families that are in need of a place to call home.

Lake Agassiz Habitat for Humanity’s goal to raise $40,000 this year through Tour de Habitat to support the construction of homes with low-income families in Cass and Clay counties in 2013.  We need you to help make a difference!

Members of Team Rocky’s Rockettes at the 2012 Tour de Habitat!

Start Planning for Tour de Habitat Now

The annual stationary bike race and fundraiser has teams of six riders taking turns to pedal for 15 minutes. Form your teams now and start training for the event on Saturday, Marcy 9, 2013 at Courts Plus Fitness Center in Fargo. All proceeds go towards building homes for families in need in Cass and Clay Counties in ND and MN.  T-shirts will be given to all participants. Prizes will be awarded for the most money and most miles and more! You may even want to start a friendly competition with an opposing team to see who can earn the most money or pedal the farthest!

Riders of the Purple Sage

Members of Team Riders of the Purple Sage cheer on their team member at the 2012 Tour de Habitat.

Here are some tips to start planning for the race:

  • Form a team of six riders and designate a team captain.
  • Make it fun! Come up with a team name, create a theme, or even challenge another team.
  • Set Fundraising Goals: $250 minimum per cyclist ($1500 for the team). Then ask for help reaching your fundraising goal?  Ask your family, friends, coworkers, neighbors, book club members, business associates, Christmas card list, etc. to help you help Habitat.
  • Register the team by March 1, 2013 and set up your fundraising website at www.firstgiving.com/LAHFH.  If you need assistance, call LAHFH office at 218-284-5253 ext. 2

Sign up a team today to help make a family’s dream of homeownership a reality!

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