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The Great Iceman Entry Giveaway Powered By Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan

Our friends at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan are being awesome and have 10 free Iceman/Slush Cup entries up for grabs. […]

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Last Call for Coast Coffee: Higher Grounds’ Delicious Blend That Benefits Norte

Last week to get you some delicious Coast coffee from our friends at Higher Grounds. Coast is a smooth medium roast with a milk […]

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Traverse Heights Elementary: Northern Michigan’s 2018 Most Walk-tastic School

Led by their amazing principal, Mr. Schrock, and many, many dedicated teachers, Traverse Heights Elementary rocked Northern Michigan Walks To School Day. […]

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Northern Michigan Walks To School Day Nears

With generous support from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, TBA Credit Union, Traverse City Track Club, Oryana Community Co-op, Norte is excited to once […]

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Why Safe Routes to Schools Matter in Northern Michigan

Kids learning to move and being physically active as part of ordinary life — like walking or biking to school — and […]

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Adventurama: The Very Official 2018 Results

Incredible turnout on a beautiful afternoon for the 3rd annual Adventurama. Thank you to the 35 squads for playing and supporting Norte’s […]

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Adventurama is Coming. Here’s 7 Things to Know

Big day this Saturday, squads! We are SO excited. Here’s a bunch of things to know. 1. The rules: Have FUN! Adventurama […]

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4Front Credit Union to Help the Norte Amigos Program Grow

Norte is for happy, healthy, ready to learn kids no matter their ability. We believe in inclusion and that every child should […]

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Happy, Healthy, Ready to Learn: Priority Health to Help the Estrellas Shine

Norte is for happy, healthy, ready to learn kids in northern Michigan no matter their age. We are also huge fans of […]

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Walk/Bike-tastic Moms and Dads in Northern Michigan Needed

Norte believes that kids learning to move and be physically active as part of ordinary life – like going to school! – […]

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What’s next for the 3 Mile trail? More waiting

Another school year starts in less than a month. Unfortunately, it’ll be another school year – the 12th school year to be […]

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Healthy. Independent. Confident: The Bike Más Project to Expand to 22 Schools

The Bike Más Project, which started in 2014 at one school, Traverse Heights Elementary, is about to have a big, big year […]

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New Weekly Family Shred to Launch at Glacial Hills Trails

Glacial Sábados, a family-friendly, weekly mountain bike group ride on the Glacial Hills Trails in Bellaire, launches this Saturday. This shred is […]

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Adventurama: A Game of Strategy Played on Bicycles in Traverse City

Norte’s biggest fundraiser of the year is right around the corner on September 8th! Explore Traverse City. Seek treasure. Achieve glory. Find adventure. Support […]

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Remain Aware, Northern Michigan

We’ve all experienced that moment when we pull up to a light alongside another person driving their car and we do everything […]

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Higher Grounds’ Coast coffee to benefit The Bike Más Project

  We are thrilled that our friends at Higher Grounds have brought back their delicious summer blend, Coast, to once again benefit our adventure-based empowerment […]

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Sidewalks – July Update

Once again, the issue of sidewalk gap and infill will be before City Commissioners at their meeting Monday, July 16th. Commissioners have […]

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Drink Smoothies. Do Good. Support the Wheelhouse.

We’re busting out the bike blender to whip up some delicious, pedal powered smoothies this Friday from 4-7pm to help fund the […]

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My Heavy Ride for Norte and Happy, Healthy, Strong Kids in Traverse City

Hello! My name is Patrick Cotant. A few years ago, my wife Polly came home with a hand me down balance bike […]

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Bicycles, Traverse City and the National Cherry Festival

  Imagine a National Cherry Festival where traffic wasn’t insane and people dinged, waved and smiled at each other because everyone rode […]

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