Charity Cycling Challenge

Cycling to Raise Money & Make an Impact

The Charity Cycling Challenge began in 2008 as a small, in-house spin-a-thon with about 30 participants. It was formed by a group of 3 gym members who, for their own reasons, wanted to give back and help others in need. That year, we raised approximately $5,400 for a dozen different organizations. Now, our operating committee consists of over 20 volunteers with very different backgrounds, different skill sets and talents, as well as different age groups. However, we all share one common goal – to help those in need. Because we produce such a fun and entertaining event, the popularity mushroomed, and last year, our eighth annual Challenge, we had 385 participants, over 60 sponsors, and raised over $61,000 in one day for nearly 100 local and national charities and organizations.

The Charity Cycling Challenge, Inc. is a non-stock, not for profit corporation, and we now hold four different fundraising events annually. In addition, the CCC has been granted 501c3 status as a public charity by the I.R.S. Any and all donations and contributions to the CCC are tax deductible. The Challenge is planned, managed, and coordinated by a group of volunteers. Since 2008, we’ve helped over 120 charities raise a combined total of over $280,000. These have been organizations at both the national and local level. The best part is, people have really stepped up and have raised money for their own individual charities.

The 9th annual Charity Cycling Challenge is an indoor cycling event that will allow participants to form teams that will ride and raise money for their favorite charitable organization. This is not simply a “spinning class”, but each hour features its own unique theme, to make the event fun and enjoyable for the diverse group of riders that we anticipate. Riding times are in 1 hour blocks, and each hour has its own video production. Our event sponsors allow us the opportunity to provide event t-shirts, towels, raffle prizes, give-a-ways, and to provide food and refreshments during the event. The CCC is always looking for new sponsors, as well as participants in any of our events. You can reach us via e-mail at info@charitycyclingchallenge.org, or by calling 860-261-7326. We look forward to hearing from you!

PO Box 4169, Bristol, CT
Charity Cycling Challenge
PO Box 4169, Bristol, CT

This Week In Bristol

Events for week of September 18, 2017

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Mon 18th

Fun with Carousel Animal Drawing

September 18 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
The New England Carousel Museum
Tue 19th

"Connecticut Made" with author Cynthia Parzych

September 19 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Manross Memorial Library
Wed 20th

Book Bites: A Piece of the World

September 20 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Bristol Public Library
Thu 21st

Informational Health Fair at Bristol Senior Center

September 21 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Bristol Senior Center

Mum Festival Opening Night

September 21 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Memorial Boulevard School Field
Fri 22nd

Application Assistance

September 22 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wheeler Health & Wellness Center

Mum Festival Friday Night

September 22 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Memorial Boulevard School Field
Sat 23rd

Bristol Farmer's Market

September 23 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Patch

Mermaid and Princess Party

September 23 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Bristol Public Library – Children’s Area
Sun 24th

Hometown Hero Breakfast

September 24 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
American Legion Hall

2017 Mum Festival - "Home is Where the Heart Is"

September 24 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Memorial Boulevard
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