Kelly Brush Ride Recap

11th Annual Kelly Brush Ride powered by VBT Bicycling and Walking Vacations the most successful Kelly Brush Ride ever!

On Saturday, 700 riders and 95 volunteers came together to raise over $425,000 at the 11th Annual Kelly Brush Ride powered by VBT Bicycling and Walking Vacations to help purchase adaptive sports equipment for people with spinal cord injuries and safety equipment for alpine ski race programs.

Kelly Brush Ride by-the-numbers:

  • $425,000 – raised (and still growing!)
  • 700 – riders (including 25 handcyclists)
  • 95 – volunteers (at the Start/Finish, water stops, and supporting)
  • 237 – riders fundraised, receiving donations from 1992 donors
  • 65 – riders earned KBF Pearl Izumi cycling jerseys (for raising $750)
  • 37 – riders earned KBF Patagonia Down Sweaters (for raising $1500)

Top Fundraisers and Prize Winners:

  • Top Teams – GMVS ($46,350) | Midd ’84/17 ($42,541)
  • Top Fundraiser – Rick Makin ($10,850)
  • Top New Fundraiser – Michael Misurelli ($3,550)
  • Rossignol Ski Winner – Marc Tabah (Top Fundraiser Last 2 Weeks – $3,200)
  • Rossignol Ski Winner – Dorothy van Gerbig (Most Donations Last 2 Weeks – 48)
  • VBT Raffle Winner – Norma, South Carolina
  • 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 7:30am to 6:30pm.

SAVE THE DATE –  September 9, 2017

12th Annual Kelly Brush Ride powered by VBT Bicycling and Walking Vacations

 

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