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June 4th Newsletter




$163,911 Raised, 207 Riders Registered

46 Days Until #CourageClassic19

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A great ride on Saturday took us from Aurora to Castle Rock, with a delicious meal provided by Sean, Holly & McKinley and storms caught us on the return. We were very fortunate to seek refuge at Tagawa Gardens, where they let us hide from the hail, lighting and storms inside with our bikes. A huge thank you to them for their hospitality.

With just over 6 weeks until the 2019 Courage Classic I am excited to share our Top 10 Individual Fundraisers:

  1. Kathleen Lemieux $2,995
  2. Kim Sievers $2,661
  3. Kevin Cox $2,485
  4. Steve Cox (chasing his brother) $2,475
  5. Micah Gruenwald $2,210 #KidsHelpingKids
  6. Wes Howard $2,050
  7. Chris Schneider $1,615
  8. Cathy Nixon $1,325
  9. Michael Davison $1,225
  10. Thomas Gohl $1,175

A huge shout out to the Nixons, who not only sponsor but continue to fundraise independently as well. We are so grateful for your support and your efforts to spread the word and ask your community to support you. This is what gets us to $400k!!

Still need to register? Click Here. 

Important Dates

  • Primal’s Littleton Ride – 6/8 Starting at Breckenridge Brewery, Gear Swap at Noon, Foundation Staff will be there too!
  • EARTH ANGEL FEST – Concert benefiting WOJ 6/15 Details Below
  • Deer Creek Climb – 6/15/19
  • Glenwood Springs Ride – 6/23/19


Deer Creek High Grade 6/15

Several options: The main ride will be the City View Loop: 32 miles with 3,740′ elevation gain. Multiple stretches are 11-12% grade. For folks who want more miles, some of us will cross Wadsworth after returning to the start & ride into Chatfield. Riding just the Highgrade portion of the Loop to Pleasant Park Grange (where H2O & Gatorade are stocked, donations requested) & then returning to start shortens the distance to 25 miles, with a still quite substantial 2,900′ elevation gain.

Meet @ Deer Creek and Wadsworth Along Road off Deer Creek just South of C-470 and west of Wadsworth

​ *Arrival time – 8:30am, leave at 8:45am Sharp*


Don’t hesitate to book your lodging! Call Copper Mountain Resort at 1-866-837-2996. Reference the group name Courage Classic and our group code 4234 to access group rates. Or Try,,


Primal Partner Ride 6/8

Primal – our gear sponsor since the beginning – is hosting a special ride. Great opportunity to meet others riding and even convert those on the fence/interested in riding. So bring along team members, soon to be team members one and all.

*Arrival time – 8:30am, leave at 9:00am Sharp*
RSVP to:
Amber Dunlap – or

text 720-323-2538



Glenwood Springs Roaring Forks Ride 6/23

A beautiful ride from Glenwood Springs towards Aspen and back.

This is an ‘out & back’ on the Rio Grande Trail from Glenwood towards Aspen. The entire ride is 82 miles (time allowing) and a gradual 2100 elevation gain, however we split into a fast group that may go all the way to Aspen and a slower group turning around at about mile 25 making it a 50 mile ride. It is a climb out and a descent back so riders of all levels can join and return along the trail at any point. We will watch the time to be sure we arrive back in Glenwood Springs by 4pm.

Climbing Option available – 5 mile climb, 1500 ft. elevation gain, with a steep descent back to the Rio Grande Trail in El Jebel.

*Arrival time – 9:00 am , Leave at 9:30 am Sharp*

RSVP to: The Roaring Forks txt: 970-274-1517

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