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Tour is a chance to get healthy and give back
August 28, 2018

Rain and storms threatened Saturday morning, and roads were thick with fog early Sunday, but that didn’t deter folks from walking, running and cycling in the annual Tour de La Porte. The Healthcare Foundation of La Porte hosted the 18th annual three-day event, designed to raise money to help cancer patients in La Porte County. […]

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Tour de LaPorte participants ignore the heat to raise funds for cancer patients
August 27, 2018

Pedaling through the heat and humidity, bicyclists young and old hit the LaPorte County roads Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018, as part of the 2018 Tour De LaPorte. The 3-day event, in its 16th year, includes biking routes ranging 5-100 miles; running/walking events including a 5k trail route through Soldiers Memorial Park, as well as Saturday […]

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Healthcare Foundation of La Porte and La Porte Community Race, Walk, and Ride for Cancer Patients at 17th Annual Tour de La Porte
August 25, 2018

For the last seventeen years, the La Porte community has gathered together to support healthcare activism by participating in the the Tour de La Porte, an event filled with cycling, running, and walking. All participants, the Healthcare Foundation of La Porte, and other organizations work together to raise money to fund and support cancer patients […]

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Tour de La Porte 2018: Going the Distance for Cancer Care
August 13, 2018

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 17th annual event is scheduled for August 24, 25 and 26, 2018 and all events begin at Cummings Lodge. Presented by the Healthcare Foundation […]

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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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