Kelly Brush Ride – Recap

12th Annual Kelly Brush Ride powered by VBT Bicycling and Walking Vacations hits $500,000!

 

We are still blown away. With 810 riders raising $514,499, we had 100 more riders and raised almost $100,000 more than last year. The proceeds will be used immediately to help purchase adaptive sports equipment for people with spinal cord injuries and advocate for and improve safety equipment for alpine ski race programs.
 

Visit Kelly Brush Ride Site                    View Photo Gallery

 

Kelly Brush Ride by-the-numbers:

  • $514,499 – raised (and still growing!)
  • 810 – riders (including 25 handcyclists)
  • 82 – volunteers (at the Start/Finish, water stops, and supporting)
  • 268 – riders fundraised, receiving donations from 2600+ donors
  • 91 – riders earned KBF Patagonia backpack (for raising $750)
  • 43 – riders earned KBF Patagonia Nano Puff Hoody (for raising $1500)
  • $438 – proceeds of ice cream donated by The Scoop back to the KBF

Top Fundraisers and Prize Winners:

  • Top Teams – GMVS ($55,410) | Midd ’84 & Friends ($53,059) [UPDATED]
  • Top Fundraiser – Rick Makin ($13,257)
  • Top New Fundraiser – Heidi Witherell ($5,025)
  • VBT Raffle Winner – JB & Dana, Boston, MA
  • Fat Bike Raffle Winner – Fred Dieffenbach (winner of raffle of those that raised $2,500+ or received 25+ donations)
  • See the whole Scoreboard here >

Special thanks:

  • VBT Bicycling and Walking Vacations – Our title sponsor and great partner!
  • Middlebury College and the Middlebury Ski Team – Our gracious hosts!
  • Fundraisers – They go above and beyond to help us fulfill our mission.
  • Volunteers – The best make the best event!
  • Castleton University Ski Team – They drive an hour and a half and work from 6:30am to 6:00pm. We simply cannot thank this team enough!
  • EventSet – For providing the start/finish arch, bike racks, barriers, and photo backdrop.
  • The Scoop – For bringing the awesome ice cream truck!
  • All Our Sponsors Listed Below!

SAVE THE DATE –

13th Kelly Brush Ride powered by VBT Bicycling and Walking Vacations

 September 8, 2018