Fairfax County has officially completed improvements to a trail at Sugarland Run Stream Valley Park in Herndon.
Last week, local and county officials held a ribbon cutting to celebrate the completion of improvements and trail maintenance.
The $400,000 project aimed to address general wear and tear, as well as trail damage due to severe flooding.
More than 12,000 linear feet of trail was milled and repaired. New culverts and riprap were also installed.
Photo via Fairfax County Government/website
New Trail Cycling Studio is hosting a charity ride to celebrate six months of business at Lake Anne Plaza.
On Saturday, May 18, the business will host its “Ride for a Cause” from 7:30 a.m. to noon. All proceeds from rides will go to local non-profit organizations.
“New Trail is about community and helping other people,” owner Liz Kamp said. “Whether we’re helping someone get healthy or we’re improving a local organization, I want to make sure that New Trail is improving the lives of people around us.”
The event kicks off with six 30-minute rides in the morning. New Trail’s coaches will choose a different organization to benefit from each ride. Raffle tickets will be available for purchase leading up to the event in order to raise funds for each organization.
Riders of all levels are welcome to join for all or one of the rides, but bikes must be booked in advance. Fundraising credits are available online.
As a bonus, any individual or business sponsoring a ride with a mile-to-dollar match will earn a free private ride for up to 20 people.
Giveaways and refreshments are also planned for riders. So far, the lineup is as follows:
- 7:30 a.m. – Mid-Atlantic Off Road Enthusiasts
- 8:15 a.m. – Alzheimer’s Association National Capital Area
- 9 a.m. – Cornerstones
- 9:45 a.m. – Shelter House
- 10:30 a.m. – CORE Foundation
- 11:15 a.m. – Heeling House
Photo courtesy Liz Kamp