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Saturday, July 20th, 2013

Mark your calendars! The Rural Pearl is back!

After a one year hiatus, planning has begun for a redesigned Rural Pearl that will include routes and events for all ages and abilities.

The days events may include:
- 1 mile Fun Run/Walk/Ride
- 5k Run/Walk/Ride
- 8k Run/Walk/Ride
- 30k Cycling Tour to Leonard and back with arrival in time for the annual Strawberry Festival Parade
- An Equestrian Event
- Golf Cart Rides for those with limited mobility
- Skills Rodeo for Kids
- Safety Presentations and Vendors
- T-shirts and Goodie Bags filled with coupons, samples and gift certificates

Check-in will be in Oxford at the Powell Lake Park parking lot.

Keep watch on Facebook and at for more details as they become available.

The Rural Pearl is the Polly Ann Trail's only fundraiser. Money raised will go towards trail maintenance and improvements. Please support this important natural resource by sponsoring, attending or volunteering at the event.

To sponsor the event or become a volunteer, please contact the Trail Manager at 248-969-8660 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

We need your help to make this event a success!