CowaLUNGa Event Details - July 29-31, 2017

Cow-17 Event Info



CowaLUNGa is a charity bike tour that raises funds for Respiratory Health Association. You can choose to ride 18 miles, one day, two days, or all three days. 


"When I rode in CowaLUNGa the first year, I fell in love with the organization, the people and the event. This is the most well-run ride I've ever participated in, and from start to finish, the route is beautiful." - Jason P, Naperville, IL.

CowaLUNGa is a one-way ride with bus and bike transportation available back to
the start line at Gurnee Mills Mall in Gurnee, Illinois each evening. Free overnight parking is available at Gurnee Mills Mall for the event's duration. 

All proceeds from the CowaLUNGa Bike Tour benefit our mission - to prevent lung disease, promote clean air, and help people live better through education, research, and policy change.

Route Options

Click here to read a full description of CowaLUNGa's 18-mile and one, two, and three day rides.

Ride Logistics

Learn more about food, lodging, support, rider recommendations, and other logistics.

Costs & Deadlines

Click here for registration costs, including early-bird registration discounts and fundraising deadlines. Please note, there is no day-of-event registration for any of the ride options.

Training & Safety

It's smart to train for CowaLUNGa so that you can enjoy every second of your ride. Click here to find training and safety information.

Be a Lung Health Champion!

All RHA events offer the opportunity to become a Lung Health Champion. Receive special CowaLUNGa perks and benefits, including a fundraising coach, when you agree to raise $1,000.

Team Information

CowaLUNGa is more fun when you share the ride with others! Learn more about joining Team CowaLUNGa or forming a team of your own.

Fundraising Support

As a charity ride, RHA wants to make fundraising easy for you. Click here to find our toolkit, coaching tips, and other tools to help you reach and even surpass your fundraising goal.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) & Rider Documents

You'll find all kinds of questions answered here, as well as important documents that you'll need as a CowaLUNGa rider.

Still can't find what you need? Contact us via email or call 312-628-0210.