Thank you to everyone who participated in the
2016 Hike/Bike for Hospice

and to all of our generous donors. 

Check back soon for information for next year's event
happening on May 21, 2017.


 (To donate without participating, please visit our donation page, and select "Hike/Bike for Hospice" for your designation)

 Generously supported by our Presenting Sponsor Farm Bureau Insurance 


The Hike/Bike for Hospice is a touching tribute to those who have ended life's journey. Memorial pickets line the pathway of Granger Meadows Park as the hikers walk: a lasting memorial to those we honor every year with love. Join us and hike or bike for remembrance and reflection. All participants will enjoy great music, wonderful food, and family-centered activities.


We are so proud to celebrate over 30 years of dedication to Sparrow Hospice Services!




7:30 am		30 mile Bike Registration (Bikers will begin at 8:30 am)
10:00 am Hike and Kids Bike/Run Registration
11:00 am Opening Ceremonies
11:30 am Hike begins
12:00 pm Children's Bike/Run begins

30 Mile Bike (begins at 8:30 aM)

Registration Fee:	$25.00

This is a 30 mile route which has been carefully mapped out by our Biking Sub-committee.

Course begins and ends at Granger Meadows Park.

ALL bikers are invited to join hikers for the opening ceremony after their ride.

There will be SAG support and 2 rest stops along the route.

Helmets are required for all participants.


Hike (begins at 11:30 aM)

Registration Fee:	$25.00

Children's hike (Begins at 11:30 AM)

Registration Fee:	$10.00

Age groups: 5-14 year olds

Children's Bike/Run (begins at 12:00 PM)

Registration Fee:	$25.00*

Age groups: 4-6 year old: bike 1 mile and run 1/2 mile
7-10 year olds: bike 2 miles and run 1 mile

* The Children's Bike/Run registration fee also allows children to hike, with parents, during the Hike/Bike event as well.

Helmets are required for all participants.

Children will receive a T-shirt and participation medal. For additional "participation tips" visit Motiv8Training.com

Order a picket in memory of your loved one for 2016.  

Children's Activities: 


Ultimate Bounce Inflatables

Face Painting

Potter Park Petting Zoo   






Additional Hike/Bike Pathway Activities:


Remembrance Room. A special place to remember loved ones. Please bring a framed photo for display.


Picket Fence Memorial. Keep a loved one's memory alive by purchasing a fence picket. These pickets will line the path of the hikers every year.


Music Therapy. Musical instruments for attendees to play, courtesy of Marshall Music


Proceeds from the Hike/Bike for Hospice help to support hospice care for terminally ill individuals with limited or no health insurance.


If you have questions about the Hike/Bike for Hospice, or are interested in sponsorship opportunities, please contact Cindy Artibee, Senior Development Officer, at cynthia.artibee@sparrow.org or by telephone at 517.364.3619. 


Our unique and caring offerings:

  • Final dream fulfillment           
  • Vigil companions
  • Music therapy
  • Massage therapy
  • Life stories
  • Pet therapy


Funds raised to support the following areas of Sparrow Hospice:

  • Bereavement support services
  • Hospice staff education
  • New equipment and technology
  • Charity care for the uninsured
  • Complimentary therapies
  • Rooftop garden
  • Gifts to the Hike/Bike for Hospice may also be used to support the growth of the Hospice Endowment


 Thank You to our Generous 2016 Hike/Bike for Hospice Sponsors


 Presenting Sponsor

Farm Bureau Insurance




 Quality of Life Bike Sponsor


In loving memory of Ari Golden




Maple Sponsor


Dr. Ronald and Mrs. Carol Horowitz




Magnolia Memorial Sponsor 


Feldman's Chevrolet of Lansing




Cedar Lunch Sponsor


In loving memory of Stanley Mikesell Family




Oak Sponsor


Azzi Jewelers 








Capital Area Muscle Car Club








In loving memory of Harold Klaver Family






White Pine Sponsor




The Family of Irene Hathaway


Human Arc







Jessica Artibee Insurance Agency

Michigan Farm Bureau Insurance













Maurer's Textile Services









Mint City Jammers


In loving memory of Marvin and Marie Smokoska  


Norm and Julie Spaulding  


Tom and Michelle Wiseman  








Tony Zale -  Morgan Stanley Wealth Management










Walnut Sponsor

Caliber Home Loans 


Lansing Ophthalmology 








Maco Tool and Engineering










Media Sponsor


Adams Outdoor Advertising






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