The SMART Challenge Ride is a three-day charity bike ride that raises funds to support tuition costs for those most in need at Bethlehem Academy, a Catholic grade 6-12 school in Faribault, MN. Since the first ride in 2011, this event has raised over $350,000 for our Bethlehem Academy Cardinal students!
The 2020 ride will take place Thursday, July 30 through Saturday, August 1, 2020. Due to COVID-19, this year's event will feature 3 individual day trips, with no overnight camping. Each day, maxed at 20 riders, will start and end on the front steps of Bethlehem Academy. Social distancing and other appropriate steps for hydration/support crew support.
Here's the good news: Riders can choose 1, 2 or 3 day options!
SMART Ride Routes:
July 30: Faribault to Rosemont and back on Highway 3 (86 miles)
July 31: Faribault to Mankato and back, Sakatah State Trail (78 miles)
August 1: Faribault to Kenyon to Owatonna loop, county roads (65 miles)
Participation fees are $30/rider; $75 for all 3 days and includes a t-shirt and boxed lunch each day, along with crew support. Rider registration deadline: Wednesday, July 15, 2020.
REGISTER, SPONSOR A RIDER OR FIND OUT MORE AT: https://smartchallenge.myevent.com/
**ALL proceeds fund scholarships for students desiring the Catholic education found at Bethlehem Academy**