Benefit dollars roll in for Steamboat’s Ride 4 Yellow event
Donations could top $200K
August 6, 2010
Ride 4 Yellow
What: Fundraiser for cancer-related causes. The event includes two mountain bike rides
When: Events start Saturday night and kick off in earnest Sunday morning with the 7:30 a.m. Ride the Divide 26-mile mountain bike trip with Lance Armstrong.
3 to 8 p.m. Packet pickup at Ski Haus
5 p.m. Two cycling movies will be shown at Bud Werner Memorial Library, “Race Across the Sky” featuring the Leadville 100, and “Ride the Divide,” about the Tour Divide race that stretches from Canada to the United States-Mexico border. Admission is $7 for one or both.
6 a.m. Shuttle service for riders begins from Meadows Parking Lot to the Ride the Divide start area on Rabbit Ears Pass
6:30 a.m. Buses depart for Ride the Divide start
7:30 a.m. Opening ceremonies at Dumont Lake on Rabbit Ears Pass
8:15 a.m. First riders start down Continental Divide Trail
9:30 a.m. Ski area gondola opens
10:30 a.m. Mount Werner Challenge ride kicks off from the top of the gondola
11 a.m. Expo on Thunderhead lawn starts at the top of the gondola
11:30 a.m. Celebration lunch starts
1 p.m. Mount Werner Challenge Ride cut-off time
1:30 p.m. Thunderhead celebration featuring Linda Armstrong Kelly, Lance Armstrong’s mother
2:30 p.m. Fundraising awards announced
3:30 p.m. Auction ends
Read about Rick Rauch’s sister’s battle with cancer at http://mysisterclyde.blogspot.com/.