(BRYAN, Texas) – Lake Walk, the lively town center featuring lifestyle and outdoor pursuits, will host the Third-Annual CHI St. Joseph Gran Fondo on March 3.
The cycling event, which begins at 7:30 a.m., benefits CHI St. Joseph Health’s cancer services. Cyclists will start at The Lookout observation tower outside The Stella Hotel and ride through the scenic, bluebonnet-covered Brazos Valley, with plenty of rest stations throughout the route. The event concludes at the Lake Walk pavilion with festivities for the riders, volunteers and their guests.
Registration for the 20-, 40-, 70- or 100-mile rides can be done online or at the Lake Walk Pavilion on the day of the race beginning at 7 a.m. Race packets can be picked up on March 2 at Bike Barn in College Station, and at the Lake Walk Pavilion on the 3rd. For more information on the CHI St. Joseph Gran Fondo, visit www.granfondobcs.com.
Also occurring this year is the Gran Gravel 500, a challenging 500-mile cycling event suited for ultra-cyclists and long-distance cycling enthusiasts. The race starts at The Stella Hotel at 5 a.m., and traverses through rugged terrain across several counties in the Brazos Valley. For more information or to register for this event, visit www.granfondobcs.com/grangravel500.
“We are privileged to once again serve as host of this amazing event, which honors and supports CHI St. Joseph Health’s cancer services and survivors,” says Spencer Clements, Principal of ATLAS and Traditions Developments. “The CHI St. Joseph Health Gran Fondo is a marquee event on the Lake Walk calendar and aligns with the health and wellness initiatives we promote throughout our community.”
Lake Walk is Bryan/College Station’s premier destination to engage the senses. This month kicks off Lake Walk Town Center’s signature events including The Local and Eats and Beats Summer Concert Series. Health and wellness activities abound, as free outdoor community yoga classes take place every Saturday at 8 a.m., with Stroller Strides – a weekly fitness class for families with young children – occurring immediately after.
Earlier this month, Coterie, a Women’s Boutique opened at Lake Walk. The fashion boutique offers a unique collection of clothing, accessories, shoes, gifts, high-end furniture and lighting. Coterie also features an in-house interior designer, Jenny Tamplin Interiors. In addition, Lake Walk has partnered with the Children’s Museum of the Brazos Valley by providing a platform through community events to bring awareness to “Play Aggieland,” a project that promotes learning, discovery, and health and wellness.
The CHI St. Joseph Health MatureWell Lifestyle Center, in partnership with Texas A&M University Health Science Center offers a single destination for adults 55 and older to access a variety of healthcare services under one roof. MatureWell provides seniors a comprehensive location where they can achieve their health and wellness goals, manage illnesses and treatments through the help of a specialized physician, and take advantage of social and educational opportunities designed exclusively for them.
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About Lake Walk
Located within ATLAS and adjacent to the acclaimed Traditions Club and Community, Lake Walk is a comfortably upscale, thoughtful but lively collection of regional dining, hospitality and retail, and Bryan/College Station’s premier destination to engage the senses. Focusing on community, Lake Walk celebrates music, art, nature and design, fashioning a place where memories aren’t just made, they are crafted.
Anchoring Lake Walk is The Stella Hotel, a 176-key upscale boutique hotel that personifies the Brazos Valley’s authentic sense of place and culture. The Stella’s on-site restaurant, Campfire, and speakeasy bar, Hershel’s, embody the delectable fare and warm hospitality found throughout the Lone Star State.
The town center also features a pavilion and plaza, a waterfront park on Lake Atlas and newly opened retail space. Bryan-based Stafford Barrett Commercial Services, is the leasing agent for Lake Walk.