Courage Ride 2010 was a great success......Food, Live Music, Entertainment and a great ride through Eastern Iowa

March 7, 2011:  A proceeds check for $30,000 from Courage Ride 2010 is presented to Dr. Mohammed Milhem (holding check), Dr. George Weiner (far left) and Dr. Ben Miller of the Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center, by Jackie Bailey and the Courage Ride planning committee.  The funds help with projects such as the Sarcoma Registry at the Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center.  At the meeting, the doctors gave an educational presentation on their research work covering Sarcoma and other cancers. 

Courage Ride 2011 is scheduled for Saturday, August 27, 2011. 


March 7, 2011:  Doctors and Courage Ride Planning Committee at UI's Medical Education Research Facility


The ride featured trip lengths of 19, 27, 53, 70 and 98 miles on beautiful countryside routes.

Riders pull into the lower shelter at Hawkeye Pride Stop at North English



        Above:  First Rider to come to North English stop.                         Local riders sponsored by Farmers Lodge

Upper Shelter and Banjoy band at North English City Park.


Above L-R: Zach Grimm, Wapello, Iowa, Bob Black, Mark Wilson, Paul Roberts, and Kristie Black



Thanks for helping to make Courage Ride 2010 a big success!

Cancer survivor Nathan Detweiler stops at North English



Early morning:  University of Iowa organizers and local organizers from Farmers Lodge.

Entry point of the Hawkeye Pride Lunch Stop at North English.  Local organizers counted 275 riders.

Leora, Rod, Tom and Jackie!


Celebrity emcee and Iowa wrestler Grant Gambrall discuss the upcoming season.

Members of Banjoy band played some great Bluegrass tunes for Courage Ride 2010.

Thanks to BIC for a great turnout and support of Courage Ride 2010.

Local riders Mariah and Vinnie take a rest to listen to music.

Jackie, Steve and Tom take the stage.

Outside upper shelter in park.

Nathan (cancer survivor), Karla and Nathan's dad!  

Bailey family.

Geoff's Bikes provided support for the day, which was immensely appreciated. 

Food line for lunch at Stutzman's Country Cookin'.

Some of the afternoon support.

Med students from the University of Iowa.

Rod, the Master of Ceremonies, Jackie and Tom discuss the courage of Seth Bailey and the Courage Ride.


Stay tuned for details of Courage Ride 2011



Schedule for the Hawkeye Rest Stop at North English

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