Pedal 4A Purpose 2017

Saturday, September 23, 2017

Address:

Bear Creek Church - 3101 S. Kipling St., Lakewood, CO    view map

Description:

Pedal 4 A Purpose is a Bike Ride and Fundraising event for riders of all abilities. Now in its 22nd year, Pedal 4A Purpose raises much needed funding for Restoration Outreach Programs and its partnering churches and nonprofit organizations. Riders have the option to choose a ride that fits their abilities and desires from a short out and back down the Bear Creek Trail (11 miles to first rest stop and back), to the Main Loop of 32 miles, to the much more challenging Deer Creek Loop (31 additional miles - total of 63 miles and 4,522 feet of elevation gain). Please note different recommended start times under Course Description depending on the distance you plan to cover. Lunch will be served at 11:30 followed promptly by the awarding of door prizes and prizes for top fund-raisers. Partner Organizations: Denver Leadership Initiative - www.denverlead.org Bethany Evangelical Free Church - www.bethanyefree.org Cherry Hills Community Church - www.chcc.org International Christian Cycling Club - christiancycling.com Second Chance Bicycle Shop

Features:

 T Shirt

 Goody Bag

 Raffle

 Food and Drinks

 

Course description:

BICYCLE RIDES:

THE FAMILY RIDE Up to 11 miles (turn around at 1st rest stop) Check in: 8 am to 9 am THE PLEASURE RIDE 13 to 21 miles (turn around at 2nd rest stop) Check in: 8 am to 9 am THE MAIN LOOP 32 miles (see map below) Check in: 7 am to 8 am THE DEER CREEK LOOP 31 miles in addition to Main Loop - 63 miles total (see map below) Check in: 6:30 am to 7:00 am (sunrise is 6:48 a.m.)

WALK/RUN:

4 miles in Bear Valley Open Space. The course will be on the Stonehouse Trail and the Greenbelt Trail. There will be a rest stop near the Stonehouse. Check in: 8 to 9 am.

Course maps:

 Main Loop Map    Run-Walk Map    Deer Creek Loop    Lakewood Release Form        Deer Creek Loop Notes  

Directions to start:

Packet pick up and walk up registration will be located at Bear Creek Church. The start and finish for all of the routes will be the Bear Creek Church, located at 3101 S. Kipling St.

Parking:

There is plenty of parking at Bear Creek Church. Please park behind and west of the church. Registration and entrance to the church are from the west side parking lot.

Awards info:

Lots of Great Prizes for Top Fundraisers and Cool Door Prizes too! Our grand prize is $1000 toward the purchase of any bicycle at a Schwab Cycles. Other top prizes include gift certificates from local retailers. Fundraisers will receive one ticket in the prize drawing for each $250 raised. The more you raise, the better chance you have to win a top prize. (You need not be present at the drawing to win these prizes.) Door and top fundraiser prizes include gift certificates, services and clothing from our sponsors. Prizes for top fundraisers and door prizes will be awarded at noon on the day of the ride. Must be present to win door prizes.

Additional info

All riders must sign up to ride on the Registration site. After registering, riders are also encouraged to sign up as fundraisers to help ROP and our partner nonprofits raise funds and to qualify for prizes for top fundraisers. It is not necessary to ride in order to raise funds. Anyone wanting to sponsor a rider or be a "Virtual Rider", by raising funds without actually riding, should go directly to the Fundraising site.

Event Sponsor

Restoration Outreach Programs consists of ROP Youth Ministries and ROP Resource Ministries. These ministries are dedicated to serving underprivileged children and adults living along the Colfax corridor in northwest Aurora and east Denver. ROP Youth Ministries seeks to provide a consistent, safe, Christ-centered place for teens and children living along East Colfax. Our volunteers and staff live out the Gospel of Christ by having a ministry of presence and redemptive friendship with our teens and children. Youth programs include group mentoriing for children and teens and after-school tutoring during the school year and 4-6 weeks of Summer Day Camp. ROP Resource Ministries purpose is to provide resourses and develop relationships, in order to lead people to lives of self-sufficiency and wholeness in Christ. Our resources include a weekly food bank, a weekly hot meal for the homeless on the streets, Individual Counseling, ESL classes, Work Readiness training and a weekly Addiction Recovery Group. Restoration Worship Center is our partner church and is a vital part of our individual, family and community restoration efforts.

Funds Sharing

Fundraisers have the option of joining the fundraising team of one of our partnering churches and other nonprofits. All funds raised by such teams will be split in the following format between ROP and the designated nonprofit supported by the team: 1 to 5 riders - 50/50 split; 6 to 10 riders - 40/60 split; 11 to 20 riders - 30/70 split and; 21 and above riders - 20/80 split (net after credit card processing fees are subtracted).

Sponsors

We are very grateful for the sponsorship of the organizations whose logos you see on this website. We encourage you to check out their websites by simply clicking on their logo.

Packet pickup:

Packet Pick up will be the morning of the ride at Bear Creek Church.

Registration info:

Registration Fees are only required for people who actually ride/walk/run on September 23rd. Virtual Riders who want to just help ROP and others raise funds should go directly to the Fundraising page.

Registration Fees go up to $35 per individual and $80 per family on June 1st and up to $40 per individual and $90 per family effective September 1st.

Options:

 Hurry, there are only 153 entries remaining for this event.

• Family - Early (6:30 - 9:00 am start)

$70.00    Expires 6/30/2017 11:59 PM

• Single 13 & older - Early (06:30 - 9:00 am start)

$30.00    Expires 6/30/2017 11:59 PM

• 12 & Under (6:30 - 9:00 am start)

FREE    Expires 9/22/2017 11:59 PM

• Lunch Only (11:30 start)

$7.50    Expires 9/22/2017 11:59 PM

 

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