Author: Maureen Roberts

Springfield Fatherhood Essay Contest

We are staging a Faces of Fatherhood event featuring Springfield students who have written essays about their dads. The event will take place on  on June 19th (day #19 of the ride). For the essay contest, each student is asked to write

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Another 200 Mile Weekend

The first ride took me from Barrington to Evanston, where I met with Jean Anderson, a marketing specialist, who has agreed to put together an overall communications strategy for the Dads Honor Ride. From there I pedaled to Lincolnwood to

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Riley Courtney

COURTNEY RILEY / California >>> DEVOTED DAUGHTERS TEAM RIDER Courtney Riley is a yoga instructor, massage therapist, certified health and nutrition coach, ironman, multi-sport outdoor adventure guide, energy worker, thai yoga therapist, skier, surfer, & personal trainer, with a background in culinary arts.

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Janowick Timothy

TIMOTHY JANOWICK/ Illinois >>> RIDE SAFETY CAPTAIN  Timothy Janowick is a husband to Jennifer and father to two great young adults, Bridgitte and Gregory. He serves with the Mount Prospect, Illinois, Police Department where he currently is the Chief of Police. Tim lectures nationally

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Baker Lincoln

LINCOLN BAKER >>> RIDE DIRECTOR As an accomplished adventure travel guide with more than 20 years of experience, Lincoln is responsible for the Dads Honor Ride route, bike manitenance and much of the logistics from start to finish. Passionate for

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Wilkerson Lawton

O. LAWTON “WILK” WILKERSON / Chicago Heights, IL >>> VETERANS RELAY TEAM CAPTAIN Lawton Wilkerson is a native of Chicago Heights and WWII veteran. Upon graduating from Bloom Township High School there, he went into the Army Air Force Aviation

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Muzikowski Bob

BOB MUZIKOWSKI / Chicago, IL >>> URBAN DADS TEAM RIDER In addition to being the father of seven, Bob is founder of Chicago Hope Academy, a private non-denominational Christian high school located on the Near West Side of Chicago. He is also

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Lee Bob

BOB LEE / Barrington, IL >>> GRANDPAS RELAY TEAM CAPTAIN Bob is a prolific rider, having riden more than 12,000 miles around the U.S. during three separate rides to raise awareness and more than a $1m for Cancer, ALS, and Hospice.

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Canfield Ken

KEN CANFIELD / Overland Park, KS >>> URBAN DADS RELAY TEAM CAPTAIN Dr. Ken Canfield is founder of the National Center for Fathering, and served as NCF’s president and CEO from 1990 through 2005. From 2006- 2010 he was executive director for

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Relay Team Captains

The heart of the Dads Honor Ride are the relay teams. We intend to limit the number of riders to ten per day. Each relay team will have a team captain, who is responsible for recruiting his/her relay team members.

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1. Hirsch David

DAVID HIRSCH / Barrington, IL >>> RIDE CAPTAIN  My wife Peggy and I have five amazing kids ages 25 to 18. I am also the founder of Illinois Fatherhood Initiative, founded in 1997 and is the country’s first state non-profit

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