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2002 RRRR
The 2002 Rollin' Round the River Ride was a great time for a great cause.  We raised more than $600 for Wilkes County Special Olympics to assist Special Olympics cyclist Chris Clarida. Thirty five riders from seven counties across northwest North Carolina participated in the ride, held under crystal-clear skies on Saturday, September 28th.  Our riders ranged in age from 21 to 71.  Several of our 50 mile riders said it was the longest ride of their lives.

   
Ready to roll atop the dam                           Boone's cabin at Whippoorwill Academy

   
Out in Happy Valley                                     The leaders of the pack

   
Taking off from Whippoorwill                        David and Melissa enjoy the ride.

                                 
Jim Hutchens and Christie Scott                                  Ft. Defiance

Thanks to...

Lowe's Foods
Brushy Mountain Water Company
McAllister's
Blimpie
Bill Lyons
Edith Carter of Whippoorwill Academy and Village
Becky Phillips of Fort Defiance
R.G. Absher of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers/W. Kerr Scott Dam and Reservoir
Special Olympics volunteers Susan Allen, Brenda Clarida, Ken and Tonya Goss, Pat and Lucille McNeil, Caroline Randolph and Chris Rowland
Community volunteers Libby Levi and Heather Murphy
BMCC volunteers Nick Cheek, Dwight Levi and Christie Scott
All our riders!