2013 - Honor Ride Denver

Register Now and Join in the Cycling Fun at the Honor Ride Denver Make a Difference in the Lives of Healing Heroes

WHAT: The public is invited to ride in the Honor Ride Denver to celebrate America’s war heroes. Cyclists of all skill levels can join in the fun and spirit of giving back on a ride near the Cherry Creek Trail in the city named as one of the “Best Cities for Rides” by Bicycling Magazine.

There are three route options, 15 miles, 27 miles, and 61 miles, all of which begin and end at Bicycle Village in south Aurora near the Cherry Creek Reservoir.

Honor Rides are self-paced, non-competitive cycling events that raise awareness and funds for Ride 2 Recovery, a nonprofit organization that helps injured veterans improve their health and wellness through individual and group cycling programs at military bases and VA locations around the country

No cost for injured veterans to participate. The general public of all ages is invited to ride; registration fee is tax-deductible. Information can be found at:
http://www.active.com/framed/event_detail.cfm?EVENT_ID=2075971&CHECKSSO=0

DATE: Saturday, July 6, 2013

TIME: 6:30 a.m. – 7:45 a.m.: Registration and Packet Pick-up
8:00 a.m.: Ride Start

Note: Packet Pick-up also available on Friday, July 5, Noon – 5:00 p.m.,
Bicycle Village, 2802 S. Havana St., Aurora, CO 80014, 303-750-1064

WHERE:
Honor Ride Denver starts and finishes at:
Bicycle Village
2802 S. Havana St.
Aurora, CO 80014

DETAILS: Pre-registration is highly recommended. Participants may register
at: http://www.active.com/framed/event_detail.cfm?EVENT_ID=2075971&CHECKSSO=0

The cost is $75 per rider, $125 per family of two adults and no limit for the number of children. Teams of five or more are $60 per rider. A portion of the registration fee is tax-deductible and includes tech shirt, route slip, SAG support and rest stops. U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) helmets must be worn at all times by all riders.

To contribute: http://www.active.com/donate/honorride2013

ABOUT: Ride 2 Recovery, a 501(c) 3, helps injured veterans improve their health and wellness through individual and group cycling programs at military bases, as well as on seven long-distance challenge events staged each year. Cycling has proven to be a catalyst in the recovery process by providing a new physical challenge while concurrently helping to cope with the mental challenges. Ride 2 Recovery major sponsors include UnitedHealthcare, Raleigh Bicycles, USO, United Airlines, U-Haul, Macy’s, Rudy Project, Saris Racks, and Heritage Bags.

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Saturday, July 6, 2013

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