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LBJ 100, Get Your Rear in Gear this weekend

Pam LeBlanc
pleblanc@statesman.com

Editor’s note: This article was originally published March 27, 2014

More awesome weekend happenings:

  • LBJ 100 Bicycle Tour - Cyclists choose from routes of 10, 30, 42, 62 or 85 miles in this non-competitive group bike ride, which rolls off at 9 a.m. Saturday from the LBJ Ranch in Stonewall. All courses begin and end on the LBJ Ranch airstrip, cover quiet country roads and pass historical landmarks that figured prominently in U. S. Presidential history. Registration is $50 for adults, $30 for ages 12 and under, $85 per tandem,$105 per family or $45 for members of organized groups or clubs. All proceeds support educational and recreational opportunities and historic structure preservation in the national historical park. A competitive event, the Second Annual Individual Time Trials, starts at 9 a.m. Sunday. Registration is $40. For more information go to www.lbj100bicycletour.org, call (830) 868-7128 or go to www.nps.gov/lyjo.
  • The Get Your Rear in Gear 5K Run/Walk - Runners, walkers, and volunteers will gather Sunday to raise money for colon cancer prevention, screening and awareness. Proceeds benefit the Cancer Support Community of Central Texas. Festivities begin at 8 a.m. and the 5K Run and Walk starts at 8:30 a.m. at 8 a.m. Sunday at the Austin Endoscopy Center, 8015 Shoal Creek Boulevard. To register go to ColonCancerCoalition.org.