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2017 Tour de Menlo

The 2017 edition of the Tour de Menlo is in the books. Participants choose 35-, 45- or 65-mile routes that began and ended at Menlo-Atherton High School. All stopped at the rest stop at the Steven Creek’s Sycamore Grove.

Participant Dennis Nugent, who took these photos, said: “This is my 5th year and it’s always a well-organized and great event.”

Proceeds benefit non-profits supported by the Rotary Club of Menlo Park Foundation and the Amanac’s Holiday Fund.

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Register now for Tour de Menlo scheduled for Saturday, August 19

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The accolades keep coming for Menlo-Atherton High School athletic programs. Co-Athletic Directors Paul Snow (left) and Steven Kryger were recently named Northern California Girls and Boys Athletic Directors of the Year by the California Coaches Association (CCA). They’re in their sixth year as the school’s athletic directors and jointly oversee both girls and boys sports programs, with […]

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