Category: Connecticut

CT Challenge, Westport CT, July 28, 2018

The CT Challenge bike ride is the main source of funding for the nonprofit organization of the same name, helping the 14.5 million cancer survivors in Connecticut and throughout the U.S. rebuild, improve and prolong their lives through exercise, nutrition, mind-body health and community-building support programs.

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100 miles

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75 miles

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50 miles

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25 miles

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East Lyme Bike & BBQ, Saturday, September 29th, 2018

East Lyme Parks and Recreation is holding their annual bike and bbq event to raise money for local historical properties and open spaces in East Lyme and Niantic. The three historical properties benefiting from this event are: the Smith-Harris House, the Samuel Smith House, and the Thomas Lee House. Proceeds will also benefit the East Lyme Land Trust.

  • Date: Saturday, September 29th, 2018
  • Location: Smith Harris House: 33 Society Road, Niantic, CT 06357
  • Parking: Parking will be available at the two schools and community center adjacent to the Smith Harris property. Clearly marked the day of the event and on event map.
  • Race Day Registration: Registration begins 1 hour prior to start time.
  • Website: http://eltownhall.com/news-and-events/annual-events/east-lyme-bike-bbq/

 

Rides:

Horrible Hundred

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Miserable Metric

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Happy Hundred

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Mild Metric

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40 Caliber

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No Jive 25

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Rock to Rock Earth Day ride, New Haven CT: April 28th, 2018

rocktorockRock to Rock riders raise support for more than 20 local groups — all doing high-impact work to create a healthier, greener community.

Rock to Rock begins at Common Ground (358 Springside Avenue -directions), at the base of West Rock Park, and finishes at College Woods at East Rock Park. Along the way, we stop at Beaver Pond Park and Edgewood Park. Choices of 8, 12, 36 miles or the full metric century.

Metric Century

This ride is for serious cyclists only.  You must be an adult with a road bike– No mountain bikes allowed on this ride. Support for this ride ends at 2pm.


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RIDE For Our Vets, Stamford CT: Saturday, June 16, 2018

The RIDE For Our Vets benefits the Connecticut Veterans Legal Center (www.ctveteranslegal.org)

  • Date: Saturday, June 16, 2018
  • Location: Point72 headquarters, Stamford, CT

25-mile route

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50-mile route

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100-mile route

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Tour of the Litchfield Hills, August 5, 2018

The Tour of the Litchfield Hills starts at Coe Park in downtown Torrington MA (map to start) and is a fundraiser for for the Center for Cancer Care Fund. Note that much of this ride is on busy major highways.

The Tour offers non-competitive 12, 30, 50, 75, and 100 mile bike rides through the scenic Litchfield Hills of Connecticut for riders of all ability levels.


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Tour des Farms, Litchfield CT, Oct 6, 2018

Due to its popularity, Connecticut Resource Conservation & Development Area is bringing back its signature Tour Des Farms Bicycle Ride on October 6, 2018. The ride will be in Litchfield County touring the numerous farms in Goshen, Litchfield, and Morris.

Ride the scenic route during the height of fall foliage, visit farms, buy your produce, your pumpkins, chocolates, and wine. You have a choice of two routes: 26 miles or 16 miles. Our van travels around to the farms, picks up your purchases, and delivers them back to you at the starting point. Looking forward to you joining us for this fun fall event!

Go the Distance, Woodbury CT, September 22, 2018

Woodbury Scholarship Fund Dollars for Scholars makes dreams come true…dreams of becoming a doctor, an engineer, a teacher, a social worker, an electrician or a banker…dreams of the young men and women who grew up in our community…dreams of our friends and neighbors.  Help us make dreams come true with your support.  Last year, “Go the Distance” netted over $20,000 with proceeds fully supporting student scholarships.


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