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Green Fondo Event Info
May 13, 2024
Green Fondo Weekend: May 17-19, 2024 If you have any urgent questions before the event, please email [email protected].  The Ride Guide: PDF format In this post: Join our event WhatsApp Group Please join the event’s official WhatsApp group, so that you can receive timely communications from our team during the event.  Join at this link […]
May 10, 2024
Dear Participants, We hope this message finds you well and excited about our upcoming event! As part of our commitment to building meaningful connections and facilitating productive conversations about the future of our planet, we have some guidelines for how participants can help us nurture a positive and inclusive atmosphere at our events. At Climate […]
The Life-changing Magic of Climate Ride Bhutan
May 9, 2024
In April 2024, Climate Ride returned to the carbon-negative kingdom of Bhutan for a six-day adventure featuring cycling, hiking, and rafting. Participants described the event as profoundly impactful and inspiring, as they immersed themselves in the stunning Himalayan landscapes, guided by knowledgeable locals through cultural explorations. Scroll down to learn more about their experience. The […]
Sam Laity – Climate Ride Veteran and Professional Women’s Soccer Coach Offers Unique Support From Professional Athletes
November 7, 2022
Sam Laity is a two-time Climate Rider who is also a badass professional women’s soccer coach. His career has connected him to many other professional athletes, which has created some unique opportunities for those who want to support his Climate Ride fundraising! We’re excited to have the opportunity to pick his brain and share his […]
Craig Gaspard – Intersectional Environmentalism
October 11, 2022
  Craig Gaspard is an avid biker and advocate for protecting and healing our planet. As an environmental social worker, Craig has worked in emergency services performing psychiatric assessments in hospital emergency departments. Craig explains how the community has given him insight into the stresses that moderate/low-income families (those most impacted by climate change) experience. […]
Heidi Benson – Going The Extra Mile For The Planet
September 9, 2022
Heidi Soliday Benson is a Climate Ride veteran with an entertaining story to tell! From her varied efforts to combat climate change outside of Climate Ride events to her interesting career in sports broadcasting, Heidi is a true go-getter. She will be participating in the 2022 Green Fondo New York this month. We were lucky […]
Friends and Climate Advocacy – Stacey Rashti’s Rogue River Independent Challenge Run
June 14, 2022
When it comes to environmental advocacy, Climate Ride veteran, Stacey Rashti, knows a thing or two. With a background in environmental science and earth science and deep involvement in environmental philanthropy, Stacey dedicates her every day to climate action and saving our planet from climate change. If that isn’t enough, she also gathered a group […]
The Next Six: Meet the Nominees for Environmental Justice Action Grants
April 20, 2021
The Next Six: Meet the nominees for Climate Ride’s Environmental Justice Action Grants We received nearly 50 nominations from our community for this new grants program. Over the next few weeks, we’ll highlight these nominees. We want to share these nominations to inform the Climate Ride community and raise the visibility of organizations and people […]
Grant Impact Stories – National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA)
March 16, 2021
Total Climate Ride Grants Since 2012: $213,221 Climate Riders and Hikers Supporting a Strong Voice for America’s Parks America’s national parks are considered one of the greatest successes of our nation yet are underfunded and under extraordinary stress. While these incredible places protect and highlight our natural resources, they are also delicate ecosystems directly affected […]
February 25, 2021
  ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE ACTION GRANTS Climate Ride has created a new action grants program to support organizations that are fighting systemic racism, making progress on environmental and social justice, and providing better accessibility to the outdoors for those who experience barriers on a daily basis. In 2021, Climate Ride will grant $5,000 to four organizations […]
Climate Ride California North Coast 2020 Cancellation
March 20, 2020
Dear intrepid California Climate Riders, It is with great disappointment that we must cancel the Calfornia Ride. We know you have trained, fundraised, and held great hopes for this wonderful event that brings together our vibrant community. To that end, we do not want you to lose hope. As we mentioned in the previous email, […]
April 24, 2014
If your training rides are getting repetitive and you are looking for a change of scenery from the same 30-mile radius stemming from your home, an overnight trip might just be the solution. At the turning point of any out and back ride, I always extrapolate the mileage I have ridden into the same trajectory […]