Former pro cyclist Steven Cozza is hosting the Bici Sport Petaluma Kids Gran Fondo this May for area school kids.

About 3,000 riders from 35 schools are expected to participate in the May 11 event in Petaluma, according to Cozza.

Routes are one, four and seven miles and all start and finish at Lucchesi Park. An event expo will run from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Participants can gather pledges to raise funds for their schools. Pledge forms are available online.

The race is hosted by Cozza’s non-profit organization “Steven Cozza Race for Kids.” For more information, go to www.stevencozzaraceforkids.org