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Fall Bike Rides - Bike Ride In Vermont While Raising Funds For Worthwhile Causes

08/21/2019 11:42AM

Who knew you can participate in a fun, exhilarating bike ride through the beautiful mountains of Vermont while raising money for one of many worthwhile causes? Check out these upcoming rides and register soon!


Kelly Brush Century Ride

September 7, 2019

The 14th annual Kelly Brush Century Ride in Middlebury, Vermont, is a scenic bicycle ride through the Champlain Valley. It has evolved from a dozen cyclists to the largest fundraising ride in the state. The ride is also one of the best attended events in the Northeast for adaptive athletes using hand-cranked handcycles. The ride raises money to support the Kelly Brush Foundation’s multi-faceted mission, including improving ski racing safety, enhancing the quality of life for those with spinal cord injury (SCI) through adaptive sports equipment grants, advancing scientific research on SCI, and supporting the U.S. Adaptive Ski Team. Enter as a fundraising team or as individuals riding distances of 10, 20, 50 or 100 miles.

For more information, go to https://kellybrushfoundation.org/2019-kellybrushride.


Hungry Lion Bicycle Tour

September 28, 2019

The Hungry Lion Bicycle Tour is part of the Whitingham Fall Foliage Festival, sponsored by Deerfield Valley Velo, the Town of Whitingham VT and the Whitingham-Halifax Lions Club.

Friends, foliage, and fun—and all for a good cause! It’s the Hungry Lion Bike Tour, one of the best bike events in New England, featuring awesome cycling on rolling country roads with thrilling descents and amazing fall scenery.

You can expect well-marked routes, road maps, rest stops with nutritious treats, and sag wagon service. (Plus a BBQ celebration, prizes, and a live band at the end!) You’ll have fun while also helping to end hunger and food insecurity in southern Vermont.

For more information, go to www.hungrylionbiketour.com.


Vermont 50

September 29, 2019

The Vermont 50 is an annual race held during the last weekend of September at beautiful Mount Ascutney, located in West Windsor, Vermont. All benefits go to Vermont Adaptive Ski & Sports, where youth and adults with disabilities gain a measure of self- confidence and independence by participating in adaptive sports programs and activities year round. The Vermont 50 offers the 50 mile Mountain Bike Race, the 50 mile Ultra Run, the 50K Endurance Run, the Team Relay, and the Kids Fun Run.

For more information, visit https://vermont50.com.

To find out about races in the entire New England area, go to https://bikenewengland.com.