REGISTER NOW FOR M2D 2016
ONE BEAUTIFUL RIDE
FANTASTIC VIEWS – GREAT AID STATIONS – AMAZING PEOPLE
LA COCINA LUNCH IN GATEWAY
AFTER RIDE PARTY IN GATEWAY WITH LIVE MUSIC & BEER
AID STATIONS ALONG THE ROUTE
SUPPORT ALONG THE ROUTE
T-SHIRT (IF YOU RAISE $250 FOR JFK)
JUST FOR KIDS HISTORY & FACTS
- 2000 –JFK is founded by the late entrepreneur and philanthropist, Bill Carstens, with a mission to empower the youth of the San Miguel Watershed and assist organizations and individuals serving area youth through financial and moral support.
- 2001 –Carstens Family Foundation matches all fundraising by Erik Fallenius as he competes in the New York City Marathon, the Boston Marathon and the Hawaiian IronMan.
- 2004 –The Mountains to the Desert Ride is founded by Erik and Josephine Fallenius as long-term funding vehicle for the JFK. The Carstens Family Foundation agrees to match M2D fundraising.
- 2014 –Erik and Josephine Fallenius pass the torch of directing the M2D Bike Ride to JFK. JFK introduces the 1st Inaugural Telluride200.
Since 2001, JFK has awarded over $2 million in support of the youth of the San Miguel Watershed.
The Gateway Community Center is surrounded by BLM Land. Camping options are abundant, though transportation to campgrounds is required. We are working on locking in a group campground for the evening of the race. In the meantime, click to learn about camping opportunities in Gateway and in Telluride.
You may purchase shuttle seats back to Telluride and Norwood from Gateway through the online registration process. If you are interested in transportation to and from Grand Junction, please email email@example.com for more information.
FOOD & PARTY
This year’s lunch and party will be at the Gateway Community Center. La Cocina will cater this year’s event with tasty food options for our hungry riders. We will have live music, a sponsor village and silent auction. Food is included in the M2D registration fee, and additional lunch vouchers can be purchased in advance for $25 each.