Sep 27, 2010

IUDM Torch Ride

From Amy Dickman-
60 Miles to Save a Child~
October 23rd Riley Hospital for Children à Bloomington
Dear Riders,
On Saturday, October 23rd, IUDM will be hosting its 5th annual Torch Ride, a cycling event, from Riley Hospital for Children to Bloomington. Each year this event is a centerpiece of the IUDM experience, serving as a ride in honor of Ashley Crouse, an IUDM Vice President who passed away in a car accident on campus in 2005. Her brother, Charlie Crouse, will lead the pack of cyclists from Riley Hospital to Bloomington, while carrying a torch that will ultimately be placed at the marathon as a reminder of Ashley's legacy and dedication to IU Dance Marathon and the children at Riley.
IUDM works year-round to raise funds and awareness for Riley Hospital for Children. Since it began, the IU Dance Marathon has raised more than $8.5 million for Riley Hospital for Children, which built and continues to support the Ryan White Infectious Disease Center. If you click here, you can learn more about IUDM and the Center it has built.
We will be leaving Bloomington at 7:00am and will be providing transportation for riders and their bikes up to Indianapolis for the start of the ride at 9:00am. We will be using this route to make our way back down to Bloomington: The cost for participation will be $30, which includes lunch.

Riders can register by filling out the attached form and turning it into the IUDM office Suite 572 in the Union or by signing up online at

Help make a difference today and gather your friends and teammates to join in on this amazing event! For more information please visit or email for questions!
For the Kids and ALC,
Jason Ferree Leslie Brentlinger
Director of Special Events Torch Ride Chair

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