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Today’s RouteHero* is Let Me Run! Let me Run is a nonprofit wellness program for young boys and in 2019 they are celebrating their 10th anniversary! Ashley Armistead, a Girls on the Run coach in the 90’s, founded the program in Charlotte, NC to "prepare boys for the long run". She wanted to offer a safe space where her two sons could “be themselves, express their fears and dreams, and feel the power of being connected to others through positive, healthy communication.” We were very impressed to hear that they’ve had over 23,500 boys complete their twice yearly sessions. They...

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Welcome to the “Time of the Signs”! As event organizers and participants we frequently find ourselves out on the road, whether it’s scouting a new century route or going to an out of state bike tour or a marathon. We could be out on a lonely rural backroad, or coursing a busy urban thoroughfare, or in a quiet residential neighborhood. Every once in a while we come across a sign that really grabs our attention (which is what signs are designed to do), for being oddly unique or strange. They stand out from all the usual din; they catch our...

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This week’s RouteHero* is Calaveras County Arts Council - Ride & Walk 4 Art! *Motivated by the amazing number and diversity of philanthropic organizations that use RouteArrows, our goal here is to share with you some of these unique organizations and their endeavors that are bettering people's lives, their communities & our world. We’re humbled and honored to be playing a “Roll”! The 4th annual Ride & Walk 4 Art is a spring fundraiser for CCAC’s Arts in Education program. The 2019 event is on March 17th, with a biking portion that offers two routes: 25 miles and 45 miles....

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This week’s RouteHero* is: DeSoto Cares Homeless Services - Ride for Tiny Town! *Motivated by the amazing number and diversity of philanthropic organizations that use RouteArrows, our goal here is to share with you some of these unique organizations and their endeavors that are bettering people's lives, their communities & our world.We’re humbled and honored to be playing a “Roll”! We’ve had a very unique collaborative event come onto our radar this week! This organization is running their first one day biking event fundraiser, with the simple goal of creating a “Fun and Unique Experience!” Being Californians, we never would...

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This week’s RouteHero* is Anchor House Ride For Runaways! *Motivated by the amazing number and diversity of philanthropic organizations that use RouteArrows, our goal here is to share with you some of these unique organizations and their endeavors that are bettering people's lives, their communities & our world.We’re humbled and honored to be playing a “Roll”! In 1978, a group of caring community members in Trenton, New Jersey created Anchor House to offer homeless and runaway youth safety, stability and ongoing support reuniting with family. Today, Anchor House Inc. provides shelter, school outreach, transitional and supportive housing, and street outreach...

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