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      Pedaling for Pets to support Heartland Humane Society

      Itâ??s called Pedaling for Pets and itâ??s a fundraiser for the Heartland Humane Society.

      For all you bike riders gearing up for Ragbrai, this is the perfect warm-up ride.

      The bike ride is Saturday, June 1 and it consists of three types of rides: the Dachshund which is 8.6 miles, the Greyhound which is 21.3 miles and the Wolfhound which is 34 miles.

      The night before the big race, there will be an event at Courtside Bar and Grill with games, a raffle and auction.

      â??And then on Saturday we're going to start with the race at IHCC and the registration will be at 9 and we'll probably start the race around 9:30 or 10 that morning. We want to make sure that everyone understands that all the moneys we're going to raise is going to go help the animals here at Heartland Humane Society,â?? said Bill Alexander, Heartland Humane Society Board Member.

      Registration is $20 through May 26 and $25 after May 26.

      The Heartland Humane Sociey will also be having its annual plant sale at First Presbyterian Church this Friday from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.