Valley Friendship Tour

This year marks the 38th Annual Valley Friendship Tour, Open Sky Community Services' signature fundraising event. Open Sky provides services to more than 5,000 individuals in Central Mass working to overcome the challenges of mental illness, developmental disabilities, brain injury, homelessness or other complex challenges. By coming together with other participants, you'll be helping to ensure the youth, young adults, adults and families Open Sky serves will have the support they need to build fulfilling lives.  

This year's Valley Friendship Tour is scheduled for Saturday, June 3. The Tour offers those who register the choice of participating in a 30 mile bike ride, 5K run/walk or 1 mile stroll. Just to make sure you'll have nothing to think about but enjoying a day in the beautiful and historic Blackstone Valley, we'll have water stops, sweep vehicles and emergency services.

The fun continues at the Finish Line, where you'll enjoy lunch, live music and the chance to win terrific raffle prizes. Not to mention the satisfaction of knowing you have made a REAL difference!


All of the Valley Friendship Tour activities are centered at Alternatives' Whitin Mill, located in the beautiful and historic Blackstone Valley. The cycling, running and walking routes all begin and end at the Mill. 


Alternatives' Whitin Mill
50 Douglas Road, Whitinsville, MA
Event Schedule
This year's Tour is scheduled for June 3, 2023. The starting time depends on the route you select, but everyone comes back together for lunch, music and fun! 


Please make sure to arrive 30 minutes before your route begins to register.

  8:45 am - 9:00 am      Opening Ceremony

  9:00 am - 12:00 pm    30 Mile Bike Ride

  9:30 am - 9:45 am      Speeches/Announcements


  10:00 am - 12:00 pm   5K Run/Walk



  11:00 am - 12:00 pm    Golden Mile Walk

  11:00 am - 2:00 pm        Lunch is served!

June 03, 2023 at 8:45am - 1:45pm
Alternative Whitin' Mill
50 Douglas Rd
Whitinsville, MA 01588
United States
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$30.00 USD · Purchase tickets

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NOTE: After RSVP, you will still need to purchase a ticket here

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