Date: Tuesday, September 20, 2016
Time: 2:45 PM
Please join First Lady Tonette Walker on Tuesday, September 20, 2016 as she walks through the Ben Bikin’ Park and then through historic downtown Sparta, Wisconsin.
Participants will gather and park at the Ben Bikin' Statue & Information Center at the Southeast corner of Highway 16 & Water Street in Sparta, WI. Please meet by 2:45 PM. The guided walk will span approximately two miles, beginning at Ben Bikin’ Park and continuing through downtown Sparta.
Sparta, the Bicycling Capital of America, is home to nationally known bike trails, including the first "rails-to-trails" bike route in the United States. Sparta is located at the center of 101 miles of connected State Bike Trails and at the end of the famous Elroy-Sparta Bike Trail.
Please be advised to wear or bring with you the following: good walking shoes, umbrellas, sunscreen, bug repellent, hat, layers or a jacket, camera, and water.