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Bridges of the Butte Townie Tour

18TH ANNUAL BRIDGES OF THE BUTTE

August 28 – September 11

This summer marks our 18th year of Bridges of the Butte and promises to be the most fun you'll have on wheels! Over the course of two weeks, you, our loyal supporters, can pedal your buttes off and support the ASC! Funds raised during Bridges of the Butte will help to provide affordable lessons, state-of-the-art equipment, and highly-trained instructors in many disciplines and disability adaptions.

Participate from anywhere!

August 28 – September 11

We love seeing you in Crested Butte, but now you can show your love from afar by joining us in our annual fundraiser! Starting on August 28th, we encourage you to set a challenge, share your personal fundraising webpage (free with registration), and ride for good! We’ll have fun challenges to join along the way with prizes to be won!

Join us in Crested Butte for the Townie Tour!

September 11, 2022 Noon – 4:00

Basecamp at 2nd and Elk Avenue. Ride laps on the 2-mile course through town and over all its bridges, followed by an after-party on Elk!

VIEW 2021 EVENT PHOTOS

How can I raise money for the Adaptive Sports Center?

Every single sign up gets us that much closer to achieving our goal of raising our goal, helping us provide recreation to people with disabilities. We know our ASC community will stop at nothing to help us make that happen.

Registration includes your own fundraising webpage to gather donations. You can participate solo or form a team! Use social media for good and share your fundraising page with friends, family and coworkers explaining why you believe in the mission of the Adaptive Sports Center to enlist their support.

 

 

Registration opens the last week of July

Thank you for your interest in joining us for the 18th Annual Bridges of the Butte Townie Tour from August 28-September 11. Sign up below and when registration opens in late July, you'll receive an email reminder.

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Commit to raise $100 and registration is FREE!

$24 Adults $12 Kids (17 & under)

Sponsorship Opportunities

Interested in being a sponsor? Bridges of the Butte is a great opportunity to present your brand to an audience of Adaptive Sports Center supporters and bike enthusiasts. This event offers opportunities to join in the fun challenges from anywhere in the nation and culminates in a Townie Tour in Crested Butte on September 11th, 2022. 

DOWNLOAD SPONSORSHIP BROCHURE

For information on how you can get involved, please contact Gabe Walker at gabe@adaptivesports.org or (970) 349-2296 x104.

LAST YEAR'S SPONSORS:

PRESENTING SPONSOR

Presenting Sponsors

COURSE SPONSOR

Alpine Orthopaedics


HANDCYCLE SPONSOR

SRSI

MOUTAIN BIKE SPONSORS

SRSI      Meg Brethauer      BubbleWrap

NAME PLATE SPONSOR

LIV Sothebys Realty

AFTER PARTY SPONSOR

Tullys

Team Sponsors

Crested Butte Ace Hardware
Resource Engineering Group

 

Classic Cruiser Sponsors

Riverland Center, Inc
Luxe Plaster, LLC

 

T-Shirt Sponsors

Crested Butte Jobs
Crested Butte Physiotherapy
Treasury Liquors & The Store

 

Event Challenge Sponsors

Kate's Real Food
Irwin Brewing

 

Thanks to everyone who participated in the 2021 Bridges of the Butte!

Starting with two weeks of virtual bike fun on August 29th and culminating with a live event on September 12th, the Adaptive Sports Center hosted the 17th annual Bridges of the Butte Townie Tour presented by Bank of the West. It was great to see everyone come up with their own unique adventures and then come together to ride around and around town! The money raised from Bridges of the Butte goes to support the Adaptive Sports Center’s life-changing outdoor recreation programs.

VIEW 2021 EVENT PHOTOS

AWARD RECIPIENTS

  • Michael Blunck held on to the High Roller Award and raised over $10,000 in pledges!
  • Fourteen-year-old Flint Hoyt earned the title of Mighty Grom by raising over $5,000 from over 70 donors!
  • Team Miles of Smiles won the Pedal Pushers award by gathering over $6,000 in pledges from nearly a 100 donors.
  • Meg Smith received the Iron Legs Award after completing 489.66 miles on her Peloton throughout the event!
  • Hailey Griffin completed the most laps on an adaptive bike.
  • Emma McRoy earned the Spirit Award because she truly embodies the spirit of the event.
  • Jaima Giles won the Butte-e-Full rider award.
  • Talie’s Posse won the Best Team Theme.
  • The Spedden Family won Best Family Costume with some on-point 80s getups!
  • Stephens Mundy & Katie Polovitz earned the volunteers of the day awards.

All the volunteers also deserve a shout out as we couldn’t do it without you!

And thank you to all of our incredible sponsors, Bank of the West, VSON Alpine Orthopaedics & Neurosurgery, Slate River System, Inc, Crested Butte Resort Real Estate, The Bubble Wrap & Electronic Solutions, HVM Security Systems, LIV Sotheby’s International Realty, Tully’s, Crested Butte ACE Hardware, Crested Butte Jobs, Crested Butte Physiotherapy, Luxe Plaster, LLC, Riverland Center, Resource Engineering Group, Kate’s Real Food, Treasury Liquors & The Store, Irwin Brewing.

Special thanks to the Bridges of the Butte Committee: Laura Brodie, Linda Colvey, Jim Dean, Garrett Dimon, Dayna Regan, and Meg Smith.

Your work is what made the event amazing—thank you! The ASC is incredibly grateful for the strong community support of this important fundraiser. Your creative adventures and good vibes help us put on the best hybrid townie tour ever!

Volunteer

The Adaptive Sports Center's Bridges of the Butte Townie Tour is made possible, in part, by volunteers. We would not be able to do it without you! Sixteen and up are welcome to volunteer at base camp. You must be 18 to volunteer as a course marshal. More information will be available closer to the 2022 event.

If you have questions about volunteering please contact Lee Berglund, Development Manager at (970) 349-2296 x105 or lee@adaptivesports.org.

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