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THIRD ANNUAL “PUSH, PADDLE, PEDAL” EVENT ENCOURAGES COMMUNITY TO MOVE 100 MILES TO CREATE SMILES

May 27th, 2022

FORT WAYNE, IN (May 27, 2022) – Online registration is now open for the 2022 “Push, Paddle, Pedal” challenge event at https://turnstone.org/pushpaddlepedal.

Community members with and without disabilities are invited to move 100 miles this summer to raise awareness and support for individuals with disabilities. Funds raised from Turnstone’s third annual “Push, Paddle, Pedal” challenge event directly supports local children and adults with disabilities, giving them access to services and programs that support a healthy quality of life. 

Participants may register and begin logging their activity this Memorial Day weekend through Friday, August 31. Miles may be counted in any indoor or outdoor activity that tracks distance including, walking, running, biking, canoeing, adaptive biking, and more. Event participants may also choose to raise additional funds by asking family and friends to donate in support of their ongoing commitment to the challenge.

“This is a great opportunity to embrace your mental, social, and physical health while educating our community about the inclusion and empowerment of individuals with disabilities,” said Rena Shown, Turnstone’s Chief of Development and Strategic Partnerships. “With this event, you can enjoy your favorite activities all summer and know you are making a difference in people’s lives.”

Turnstone’s “Push, Paddle, Pedal” event brings the community together with a common commitment to living our healthiest lives and achieving our highest potential. Participants can register by using the link on Turnstone’s “Push, Paddle, Pedal” landing page and are encouraged to share the challenge with friends and family. The registration fee for an individual is $25. Each $25 registration fee includes a t-shirt and celebration token for a free beverage of choice at Hop River Brewing Company. More information about joining the challenge can be found at turnstone.org/pushpaddlepedal.


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