For every $500 raised for the Just For Kids Foundation, fundraisers will receive a raffle ticket for a chance to win many amazing prizes including the grand prize, a custom-built, handcrafted MOOTS road or mountain bike, and $25 off their registration fee (the more $ you raise, the more raffle tickets you receive for a chance to win)! Individuals that fundraise the most money for the Just For Kids Foundation will be awarded top secret gifts at the awards ceremony. We hope you will consider helping us fundraise this year and a big thanks from the Just For Kids Foundation!! DONATE HERE or during your registration for the ride.
Each year, the Mountains to the Desert Bike Ride serves as the single fundraising event for the Just For Kids Foundation. We encourage you to help by fundraising this year! Every dollar raised through participant fundraising before and during the ride is matched dollar for dollar by the Carstens Family Fund at the Denver Foundation. That money is then awarded to individuals and organizations that provide leadership opportunities for regional youth as well as organizations that promote self-sufficiency and responsibility. Over the past ten years, the Just For Kids Foundation is proud to have raised over $2 Million; all of which has been awarded to hundreds of organizations benefitting thousands of underprivileged children. Help us meet our goal of raising $125,000 for youth in the San Miguel Watershed this year!
Moots has been a proud supporter of the Just for Kids Foundation and the Mountains to the Desert Ride from the very beginning. Annually since 2004, Moots has donated a custom-built road or mountain bike each year as incentive for riders to fundraise as much as they can.
Registration for the Mountains to the Desert and Telluride200 are now live. Register here!
With options from 70 to 200 miles, we've got the perfect route for you. Your first century ride? We have one with a descending profile. Up for a double century with a rise of 11,187 vertical feet? We've got that too.
The Mountains to the Desert Bike Ride is one of Colorado's best road rides from Telluride to Gateway, CO! We have you covered with discounted lodging in Telluride, shuttles after the race and info to keep you in the loop.
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