Venus de Miles bike ride to pass through Boulder County
August 20, 2017
Date: August 26, 2017
Start & Finish: Prospect Park (700 Tenacity Drive), Longmont, CO
Participants Expected: 1,500 women, 500 volunteers
Registration Price: $95 through 9 p.m. August 25
Courses: 33-miles, 64-miles, 100-miles
Information & to register: venusdemiles.com/colorado
Greenhouse Scholars, an education based non-profit organization, will celebrate the 10-year anniversary of Venus de Miles, Colorado’s largest women’s bike ride. The ride will be held in Longmont, Colo.’s Prospect Park from 6:30am-3:30pm on Aug. 26.
The non-competitive event welcomes women of all ages and athletic abilities to participate in a fun and inspiring day while giving back to their community. Greenhouse Scholars, the producer and sole beneficiary of the ride, helps under-resourced, high performing young people reach their true potential as community leaders. These students have overcome challenges such as homelessness, poverty, violence, and other dire circumstances to become mentors, pioneers, researchers, activists, and advocates.
“Venus de Miles is an exciting event that brings together women from all across the country in the spirit of sisterhood in the spirit of giving back to the community,” said Andrea Stevenson, Venus de Miles co-director. “The Scholars who benefit from these events are exceptional students and leaders. Venus de Miles is a celebration of their achievements as well as the achievements of our participants.”
Venus de Miles is known for providing an exceptional event experience and first-rate customer service for participants. No details are overlooked: riders receive a stylish complimentary t-shirt, on-course mechanical support and rest stops stocked with an array of snacks, and a finish line festival featuring a lunch, spa services and other thoughtful touches, including cocktails, unique vendors, music, and more. The celebratory vibe, camaraderie, and ability to give back while accomplishing a personal goal makes Venus de Miles ideal for women of all athletic and experience levels.