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Announcing Richard Tom Foundation 'Richard's Ride' MAY 21st, 2016!!

posted at 12:12 pm Thu May 5th, 2016 by (WherezIt_Staff)

The Richard Tom Foundation Board is pleased to announce the First Annual 'Richard's Ride' to be held Saturday, May 21st at Cochrane's ski area in Richmond.

We are hosting rides of different lengths including a 4.4 mile kid's rides, a 17-mile family ride, longer road rides and mountain bike rides (right from Cochrane's!). We are asking for your help in promoting this first-year event in honor of Richard Tom who was killed by a driver last April 26th while riding his bicycle in Hinesburg. This is our largest fund raiser of the year and we are hoping to see many families and cycling aficionados gather at Cochrane's on May 21st.

We would very much appreciate your help with a written, online or broadcast announcement of the ride. Since this is the first ever RICHARD'S RIDE, we are hoping you can help us get the word out far and wide. Please see the attached press release for more information on the ride and the mission of the Richard Tom Foundation.

Below are our featured rides AND the FANTASTIC raffle prize of a Vermont Bicycle Tour tour of California's wine country! Come one, come all to Richmond on Saturday, May 21st to ride and in support of the Richard Tom Foundation!!

Richard's Children's Ride (road and trail): The Cochran Road will be closed to through traffic for the duration of this ride which will be a 4.4-mile out and back. This ride is offered free of charge to children under 17.

Richard's Family Ride: Targeted toward parents with children of an age who can manage this distance and some rolling hills, this ride consists of 17-miles from the ski area on Cochran Road and the Duxbury Road and return.

Richard's 30: For more experienced riders, this 30-mile ride will loop over rolling terrain through Richmond, Jericho, and Williston.

Richard's 70: For advanced riders, this scenic 70-mile loop will take cyclists from Richmond to Cambridge, Fletcher, and Fairfax with a return through Westford and Essex. Climbs and descents will test the endurance and fitness levels of even the most advanced riders.

Richard's Mountain Bike Ride: The MTB route will be a technically challenging 10K or 20K trail ride for experienced mountain bike aficionados.

Raffle - Vermont Bicycle Tours! We will auction off VBT's California Tour to wine country! The winner will experience riding along dramatic pacific coast shorelines, world-famous vineyards and towering redwoods. A limited number of tickets (100) will be available for sale at $50 each.

THANK YOU for your support! Please contact me if you have any questions or have trouble opening the file.

Relevant Address(es):
Richmond, VT 05477 (Set as Local)
Hinesburg, VT 05461 (Set as Local)

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