Upper Iowa University’s Team Peacock will celebrate its 12th year participating in the Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa (RAGBRAI)—the oldest, largest and longest bicycle touring event in the world! Since 2005, the 30+ member UIU team has raised more than $1.4 million to support students and University projects. This year, Team Peacock will be making a 420-mile trek across the state of Iowa, July 24-30, for the 43rd annual RAGBRAI and we want YOU to join us! RAGBRAI towns include: Glenwood, Shenandoah, Creston, Leon, Centerville, Ottumwa, Washington, and Muscatine. More info may be found at ragbrai.com.
|UIU Affiliation||Week-long Rider Goal||Daily Rider Goal (up to 3 days)|
|Friend of UIU||$1,000||$250/day|
|Full-time UIU faculty or staff rider||$750||$150/day|
|UIU Alumni, student rider, or non-rider||$500||$100/day|
The Office of Institutional Advancement & Alumni Development will provide marketing and fundraising support for Team Peacock, but ultimately it is up to each participant to creatively and aggressively meet their goal.
|Wednesday, June 1||Last day to sign up for Team Peacock|
|Friday, July 22||Hit your fundraising goal!|
|Friday, July 22||Kickoff dinner and team meeting|
|Saturday, July 23||Load gear and leave for Fayette|
|Sunday-Saturday, July 24-30||RAGBRAI|
To join the team, please contact Team Peacock coordinator, Brenda Luzum at 563.425.5238 or firstname.lastname@example.org to claim your spot. A completed rider agreement form is required for all riders. Limited spots remain—don’t delay! For more info about Team Peacock, visit www.facebook.com/teampeacock.
Team Peacock is a fund-raising venture for Upper Iowa University. Each rider has set a goal and selected a UIU project or program to raise money for. Pick a rider to support by visiting, givetouiu.org/teampeacock.
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