Folks on Spokes 2018

Save the Date - Sunday September 16, 2018

Join us for Folks on Spokes Ride and the Walk for Suicide Awareness to raise funds, promote mental wellness, and show support for people on their road to recovery from the challenges of a mental illness or addiction.

Cyclists of all levels enjoy the scenic, mapped routes around the Connecticut shoreline. Distances are 5, 10, 20 and 40 miles or any combination of these routes for a longer ride. The rest stops along the route offer water, fruit and snack bars. Restroom facilities are also available at several points along the ride.

All riders must wear a bicycle helmet and follow safe cycling practices throughout their ride.

The walking route is 3.1 miles along the Milford shoreline, from the harbor to Fort Trumbull Point and return. There is a rest stop at Fort Trumbull Point where walkers can take time to reflect on and honor the lives of those lost to suicide.

Teams welcome! Breakfast and music provided from 10:30-noon.

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Registration Information

Online registration starts May 1st 2018. [ more ]


Check-In and Start Times

Ride and walk check-in and start time Information [ more ]


Fundraising

One in four adults in the U.S. experience a diagnosable mental illness or substance use disorder each year. You can help family, friends, colleagues by creating a personal fundraising page to support the community services Bridges delivers to thousands of area residents each year. Follow this link for more information ... [ more ]


Ride Maps and Directions

Follow this link to download maps and turn by turn directions for each ride distance. [ more ]


Volunteer Opportunities

Enthusiastic and reliable volunteers are always needed. Help with set-up, registration, rest-stops, road-crew, food and beverage tables or clean-up. Whether you can spare an hour or four, we have jobs to fill! [ more ]


Sponsor Opportunities

Partner with this exceptional event and become a sponsor of Folks on Spokes. A sponsorship will give your business exposure to over 500 participants, while showing support for community mental health services. Your contribution offers health, hope and recovery for those in need. [ more ]





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