Eldon—This June marks the first anniversary of the American Gothic House Center (AGHC). In celebration the AGHC has added two new events to this year’s annual Gothic Days celebration in Eldon. Pre-register for the 5K Run/Walk and/or the 20+ Mile Bike Ride by Monday, June 2nd and get a discount!
The first annual American Gothic 5K Run/Walk is Saturday morning, June 14 at 8:30 am (registration begins at 7:45 am) and is sponsored by Libertyville Savings Bank, Kremer Funeral Home, the Eldon Kwik Shop and RPM Graphics. The 5K course will take outdoor enthusiasts down through the Wapello County Fair Grounds, along the River Road and will end by traveling the American Gothic Trail back up to the American Gothic House Center. Participants will receive a t-shirt and a chance to win a trophy or award with their registration.
The first annual 20+ Mile American Gothic Bike Ride will take place Sunday morning, June 15 at 8:30 am (registration begins at 7:45 am) and is sponsored by Libertyville Savings Bank, Riverside Cyclery, AJ’s Bicycle Shop and Golden Furrow. Bikers will begin at the AGHC, travel south on Highway 16 through Selma on down to the turn around point in Douds. A map will be provided with an optional route on the gravel roads along the Des Moines River. A t-shirt and post-ride pizza are included with registration.
Call the American Gothic House Center at 641-652-3352 to sign up now!