Ride the River

2017 – 10th Annual Ride The River

The Chance to Give:

If you would like to donate to our fundraiser, aside from registering for Ride the River, please click on the PayPal button below.

The Basics:

Ride the River is an annual event that gathers members of our church and community for fun, exercise, the beauty of the outdoors, and a great cause – Student Ministries. RTR is a family friendly event which includes a 6 mile, 18 mile and 32 mile bike ride, as well as a 5K fun run/walk. RTR is designed so that riders/walkers of all athletic ability can participate!

When:
Saturday, June 10, 2017 – Registration opens at 6:30 am

Where:
The Hudson Gardens and Event Center.
6115 South Santa Fe Drive
Littleton, CO 80120
(Map to Hudson Gardens)

Choose your course:

In the past, door prizes have included:

  • Apple iPad
  • Sonos Speaker
  • HR Fitbit Charge
  • Gift Cards
  • Grand Prize drawing of a Specialized mountain bikes
  • Special kid-only prizes
The Cause:

This year’s race marks the 10th anniversary of the Ride the River bicycle and 5k fundraising event for student ministries at Our Father Lutheran Church. As we celebrate the momentous 10-year anniversary of Run/Walk/Ride the River, our goal is to exceed last year’s total donations of $25,000.

This year, we look forward to sending over 50 students and adults to do mission work across the globe with various charities. Included are the following: a grass-roots after-school childcare ministry and adjoining food bank in Denver entitled Crossroads of the Rockies, an orphanage in southern India and a building repair mission trip to a poor rural area of West Virginia devastated by unemployment in recent years. In addition, God’s financial grace continues to equip our kids with generous hearts. An approximate $5000 of our net fundraising income will be donated to four charities of their choosing.

The Event Schedule:

6:30 am      On-site Registration begins
7:00 am      32 mile Challenge Ride begins
8:00 am      18 mile Intermediate Ride begins
9:00 am      *NEW*  5K Run/Walk AND 6 mile Family Ride begins
10:00 am    Pancake Breakfast and music by Balaam’s Donkey Unplugged
10:30 am    Guest Speaker, Door Prizes & Program

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