Race To Read with Jerry Schemmel

Jerry Schemmel and Julie Lyons are racing across Colorado to raise funds for Race To Read.

Schemmel is part of a 2-cyclist team attempting to cross the state border four times this summer - something that has never been done before in Colorado. 

  • May 31, 2018 – starting from Raton Pass at the Colorado/New Mexico border, ride south to north across Colorado ending north of Ft. Collins at the Colorado/Wyoming border – 320 miles.
  • July 23, 2018 – starting in Holly at the Colorado/Kansas border, ride east to west across Colorado ending just West of Grand Junction at the Colorado/Utah border – 640 miles.
  • August 20, 2018 – starting from north of Ft. Collins, double back to Raton Pass for a north to south crossing – 320 miles.
  • September 6, 2018 – starting west of Grand Junction, double back to Kansas for a west to east crossing – 640 miles

They are racing in four directions to set a record in each crossing, all to benefit the Race To Read program. This non-profit sponsored by the Bandimere Speedway Family of Colorado encourages literacy with race-themed incentives for kids.

Donate to the fundraiser here!

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