Bike ride supports Boys and Girls Club

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BRATTLEBORO — Cyclists of all abilities can now register for the 10th annual Going the Distance Bike Ride fundraising event, benefiting the Boys & Girls Club of Brattleboro. The event is on Saturday, June 22. This is a ride, not a race.

New this year is a flat 20-mile ride through Vernon that's appropriate for VBikes, teens and people who prefer a shorter ride. Participants can choose from 20, 40, 60 or 100-mile rides, fully supported with rest stops, food, and support vans. At the finish line, bikers will be greeted with a full course meal and swag bags. The popular century ride loops from Brattleboro to Northampton and back. All routes begin at the New England Youth Theatre parking lot then traveling through scenic areas of Vermont and Massachusetts along the Connecticut River.

Participants are asked to join the event's fundraising page and help solicit sponsors for their ride. Each cyclist sets their own fundraising goal. Top fundraisers will receive a uniquely designed bike jersey. All money raised supports the all summer programming and camps offered at the Boys & Girls Club of Brattleboro.

Teams are also encouraged to join and volunteers are also needed to greet bikers at rest stops.

For more information regarding the Going the Distance Ride or help accessing online registration, contact Jamie Mahon 802-254-5990 or bgcbrattleboro@gmail.com

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