DEATH RIDE Challenge
Save the date for the 2019 DEATH RIDE Challenge!
The date is not yet announced, but last year it fell on Sunday, June 10, 2018. Read on for more information about the 2018 Challenge:
If you are looking for the toughest one day bike ride in the entire United States of America then you have come to the right place. It’s time to declare War On ALS and the DEATH RIDE Challenge is going to bring the fight to this devastating disease. The DEATH RIDE Tour Inc., Charity Cycling Events is a registered 501c3 Non-Profit, Tax ID 27-1823372 bringing on four specific cycling events to raise funds to support worthwhile ALS charities. Your contributions are 100% tax deductible. Our motto – Cycle To Conquer ALS.
As a participant to the DEATH RIDE Challenge who’ll be required to raise a minimum of $300 in contributions by ride day. PLEASE NOTE THAT REGISTRATIONS FEES ARE NOT PART OF YOUR CONTRIBUTIONS AND ARE NON-REFUNDABLE AND NON-TRANSFERABLE.
THE COURSE YOU’LL BE RIDING
The DEATH RIDE Challenge started back in 1979 by a band of thrill seekers. You will cover 225 miles with 16,500 feet of climbing through the beautiful San Juan Mountains in Southwestern Colorado. You’ll start and finish in Durango, CO. This will be one of the most challenging rides you will ever do. It is highly recommended that you properly train for the event. See the training information from Jennifer Schumm and Peak to Peak Coaching on the main home page.
WHAT TO EXPECT AS A PARTICIPANT
As a participant of the DEATH RIDE Challenge you will receive a rider package at check-in, which includes not less than a PRIMAL jersey, a hat, t-shirt, a personalize duffle bag, challenge information, map, bike tag and Honey Stinger Nutrition. Also, provided will be SAG, Medical & Mechanical Support along with Aid Stations.