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Tour de LaPorte, by Wellinski
August 27, 2017

Photographer Bob Wellinski lives with Parkinson’s Disease, but he and his brother Steve still honor their mom, Pat, and brother, Greg — both cancer survivors — by biking the Tour de LaPorte each year. The annual event, hosted by the Healthcare Foundation of LaPorte and benefiting local residents living with cancer, was held Aug. 26-27. […]

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Cyclists Close Out 2017 Tour de La Porte with Day of Bike Rides of Up to 100 Miles
August 27, 2017

With helmets fastened, bike wheels pumped full of air, and a strong desire to improve the lives of cancer patients throughout La Porte County, hundreds of cyclists pedaled their way through the 16th Annual Tour de La Porte 100, 60, 40, 25, 15, and five mile bike trails. Read Full Article on La Porte County […]

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Tour kicks off 16th year encouraging fitness while fundraising for cancer care
August 26, 2017

In 2000, Larry Noel, a cyclist who had participated in many cross country bike rides to benefit cancer research, went to then La Porte Hospital Foundation Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Maria Fruth with a proposition, to create a bike ride to raise funds for La Porte County residents who are battling cancer. The event […]

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16th Annual Tour de La Porte Brings Over 1,200 Athletes to Support Cancer Patients
August 26, 2017

For the 16th year in a row, over 1,200 athletes from all over the nation came together to support cancer patients and promote a healthy lifestyle at the Tour de La Porte’s Half Marathon Run, 10K Run, and 5K Run/Walk. The Tour de La Porte is a staple part of La Porte County culture that […]

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2017 Tour de La Porte Kicks Off 3-Day Fundraiser with 5K Trail Run
August 25, 2017

The first day of the 16th Annual Tour De La Porte kicked off to a great start on Friday, which saw over 100 runners and walkers participate in the three day long event’s 5K Trail Run. The event, held at La Porte’s scenic Soldiers Memorial Park, allowed participants to either participate in a race, or […]

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Tour de La Porte 2017: Going the Distance for Cancer Care
August 14, 2017

The Tour de La Porte (TdL) is a cycling, running and walking event benefiting patients with cancer in our community. 100 percent of the proceeds provide direct assistance to patients. The 16th annual event is scheduled for August 25, 26 and 27, 2017 and all events begin at Cummings Lodge. Presented by the Healthcare Foundation […]

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Tour de La Porte Cycling Event Presents New Routes and New Technology
August 7, 2017

Changes are coming to the 2017 Tour de La Porte (TdL) cycling event on Sunday, August 27, with brand new cycling routes and the opportunity to utilize the app Ride with GPS. TdL is a three-day event held in August each year. There are a variety of events spread out over three days, including a […]

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Local Running Club Founder Joins Tour de La Porte Committee
July 31, 2017

For Eric Wozniak, teacher at Hailmann Elementary School, running is an art to be enjoyed. Founder of the running club Maple City Milers, Eric is now also lending his running expertise to the Tour de La Porte (TdL) Committee. TdL is a three-day event held in August each year. There are a variety of events spread […]

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Local Family Makes Tour de La Porte a Family and Weekend Affair
July 12, 2017

For Emily and Josh Kayser, the Tour de La Porte (TdL) is a family (and full weekend!) affair. The two have signed up to complete the 5k Trail Run, Half Marathon Run, and 100 Mile Distance Cycling Event – all in the course of three days. “When I asked my husband what he wanted to […]

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Tour de La Porte Launches New Website and Opens Event Registration
June 8, 2017

Event registration is now open for the Tour de La Porte (TdL) being held August 25, 26 and 27, 2017. Tour de La Porte is a bike ride, running and walking event presented by the Healthcare Foundation of La Porte (HFL) to benefit patients with cancer in our community. 100% of the proceeds raised are used […]

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