Blueberry_Bike_Cruise2015The Ancilla Alumni Association in association with the annual Marshall County Blueberry Festival will host the 25th anniversary of their Blueberry Bicycle Cruise on Saturday, Sept. 5, in Plymouth.

Routes will be available covering 31, 41 or 62 miles, and a special family tour of 16 miles to the Chief Menominee Monument.  The cruise has won wide acclaim for being well organized and scenic with outstanding SAGs (support and gear).

The starting point for the Blueberry Bike Cruise will be at Menominee Elementary School, on Plymouth’s south side at 815 Discovery Lane off of Nutmeg Road in Plymouth. Registration will begin at 6 a.m. and continues until 11:00 a.m. Riders may leave at 7 a.m. Those on the 62-mile route must depart by 10 a.m. Ancilla asks all riders be off the routes by 4 p.m.

Blueberry_Bike_Cruise2015_1The event is only one of several to be held at Marshall County’s 43rd annual Blueberry Festival. Held over Labor Day weekend in Plymouth, the Blueberry Festival is one of the Midwest’s premier events and has been named a Top 100 Event in North American by the American Bus Association in 1997, 1999 and again in 2007.

The Blueberry Bicycle Cruise will be held rain or shine so be prepared with proper clothing. Wearing of an approved helmet is mandatory! Food, drink and fruit will be available at the SAG stops.

Register<> online today to get the best rates. Maps and additional information are available on the Ancilla website.