Denver Seminary - 6399 South Santa Fe,Littleton, CO view map
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Pedal 4 A Purpose is a Bike Ride and Fundraising event for riders of all abilities. Now in its 20th year, Pedal 4 A 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 up the Platte River Trail (11 miles to first rest stop and back), to the Main Loop of 32 miles, to the much more challenging Lookout Mountain Loop (32 additional miles - 63 miles total - and 3,258 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: Bethany Evangelical Free Church - www.bethanyefree.org Calvary Chapel Castle Rock - www.calvarychapelcr.org Cherry Hills Community Church - www.chcc.org Eastern Hills Community Church - www.ehills.org Highline Community Church - www.highlinecc.org International Christian Cycling Club - christiancyclingco.com Recycle Bicycles - recyclebicycles.net Colorado Ski for Light - www.cosfl.org
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Pedal 4 A Purpose is a Bike Ride and Fundraising event for riders of all abilities. Now in its 20th year, Pedal 4 A Purpose raises much needed funding for Restoration Outreach Programs and its partnering churches and nonprofit organizations. See Registration page for more details and to register to ride.
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 LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN LOOP 31 miles in addition to Main Loop - 63 miles total (see map below) Check in: 6:30 am to 7:30 am
Packet pick up and walk up registration will be located at the Denver Seminary. The start and finish for all of the routes will be the Denver Seminary, located at 6399 South Santa Fe Drive.
There is plenty of parking at the Denver Seminary. Please note - that you can only legally turn into Denver Seminary when traveling southbound on Santa Fe. If you are approaching the seminary from the south, you must proceed past the main entrance and continue on to the entrance to Hudson Gardens where you may turn around and return to the Seminary's entrance.
Lots of Great Prizes for Top Fundraisers and Cool Door Prizes tooOur grand prize is $500 toward the purchase of any bicycle at a local bike shop. 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.
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.
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. 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, counseling, ESL, GED and other life-skill training - all offered at no cost to our clients. Restoration Worship Center is our partner church and is a vital part of our individual, family and community restoration efforts.
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).
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 Pick up will be the morning of the ride at Denver Seminary.
Registration Fees are only required for people who actually ride their bikes on June 7th. 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 April 1 and up to $40 per individual and $90 per family effective May 26th.
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