Orcas Cyclovia - a car-free event

Saturday, September 28, 2019 9:00 AM (GMT-7)

Event info
Sport: Cycling - road
Location: 121 Killebrew Lake Rd, Orcas, WA, United States
Registrations: 5
Registration closes: Friday, September 27, 2019 11:59 PM (GMT-7)
Organized by: Orcas Friends of Nature as a benefit for local animal non-profits: Orcas APS, Island Haven, and Wolf Hollow
Event website: https://orcascyclovia.brownpapertickets.com/
Event notes
Orcas Cyclovia is a car-free event for bikes, pedestrians, and other movement without motorized vehicles, with the exception of wheelchairs and scooters for the mobilty impaired. Orcas Cyclovia is a low carbon footprint, healthful, family and pet friendly activity for both visitors and the local community. This is will connect Orcas Island and San Juan County with a global and national movement, Cyclovia, a car-free program started in Bogota, Colombia, that sparked similar events in Anacortes, Seattle, Spokane, Portland, Tucson, and dozens of other US cities and towns.

Orcas Cyclovia will be 9:00am to 3:00pm on Saturday, September 28, following after the Global Climate Strike called by Swedish youth Greta Thunberg. Let’s move our bodies and give our cars a rest!

FREE REGISTRATION: Please register FREE here to enable an estimate number of participants. Optional donations are welcome via the link below!

https://orcascyclovia.brownpapertickets.com/

This event is a benefit for local non-profits caring for animals in San Juan County. Proceeds will be shared equally to Orcas Animal Protection Society, Island Haven, and Wolf Hollow.

EVENT ROUTE: Orcas Post Office at 121 Killebrew Lake Road, continuing on Dolphin Bay Road, and onto Orcas Road at 186 Dolphin Bay Road at the Eastsound Kennels, and going to the 3-way intersection at Orcas Road and Crow Valley Road.

NOTE: Participants are advised to be aware of and yield to vehicles needing emergency access.

As a grassroots coalition of volunteers, Orcas Cyclovia is coordinating with San Juan County Public Works, Sheriff's Department, and Orcas Fire to help with traffic control, flagging, and detour assistance along the event route. During the event from 9am to 3pm, residents along the route are kindly asked to refrain from motorized traffic, except for emergencies.


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I understand that biking, running, and other forms of exercise are strenuous activities and participating in this event on public roads has some inherent risk. In signing, I give statement that I am in good health and that there is no medical reason that I should not attempt such a feat. I am entering this even with full knowledge that I could easily be hurt or face life-threatening injuries. I fully assume all risks of illness, injury, or death, and release covenant not to sue, and discharge San Juan County, Orcas Cyclovia volunteers, and all sponsors, all food and supplement suppliers, or other agents from all actions, claims, or demands for damages arising out of my participation in this event. The foregoing release is binding on me personally, as well upon my heirs, executors, and administrators, all members of my family who might make claim on my behalf.

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