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"My heart is in the east, and I in the uttermost west." — Yehudah Ha-Levi

And now for something completely different…

Posted by lchaimlover on March 10, 2008

Spring has sprung and I bet you are feeling as if you are not ready to face the harsh realities of the sunny afternoons. You are pale, wan, and not very active after months in hibernation. Well here is your chance to stretch those muscles:

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It’s time for the Foothill Century: The Only Kosher Ride in the West! Registration is now open for the Annual Foothill Century, Sunday, May 18. The Foothill Century offers beautiful scenery and a memorable, healthy day for everyone! This year’s ride features our renowned, kosher food at all rest stops and improved road markings. Choose from our 100K, 50K and 10K Family Fun routes. Register now!
For more information visit: http://www.sphds.org/foothillcentury

See you there!

Join 750-plus cycling friends for an unforgettable century! Sponsored by South Peninsula Hebrew Day School.

Route description:

100-K route (62 miles):
The Foothill Century offers two moderate routes around the beautiful Silicon Valley foothills. It is perfect for those who have completed the Cinderella Century or are working toward their first full century. The routes takes you down Foothill Expressway to Alameda de las Pulgas in Redwood City. After a nice climb up Edgewood Road, you will travel along scenic Canada Road to Crystal Springs Reservoir and back to Woodside. The route continues with a beautiful ride along the Portola Loop, over Arastradero to Page Mill and then a leisurely return through the stately homes of Los Altos Hills. A delicious meal awaits you upon your return. The 100K route will have three rest stops with water, fruit and snacks, as well as a hot BBQ lunch at the end. You’ll also get a route map and a commemorative T-shirt.

50-K route (31 miles):
The 50-K route has two rest stops with water, fruit and snacks, as well as a hot BBQ lunch at the end.You’ll also get a route map and a commemorative T-shirt. The route is an “out and back” and takes you from Sunnyvale to Portola Valley by meadows, lovely wooded areas and rolling hills. This is the perfect ride for the casual recreational cyclist.

Family Fun Ride (6 miles):
The 10K Family Fun ride is a wonderful way for parents with young children to participate in the Foothill and to spend the day with their family. The 10K ride will be self-contained within the neighborhood surrounding SPHDS. Participants will also get a route map and a commemorative T-shirt. The 10K ride will have a juice break at mile 3.

Starting Location and Time:

Starting Location: SPHDS, 1030 Astoria Drive, Sunnyvale, CA 94087
Parking available at school parking lot. Click here for parking location.
Starting Time:    
  100K 6:30 -8:00 AM
  50K 8:00-10:00 AM
  10K Family Fun Ride 10:00-11:00 AM
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