Now that spring is in full swing the days are long, the bike rides are longer and there are century rides, gravel grinders and bike races just about every weekend! It is also that time of year when we call upon the Pen Velo membership to “give back” by volunteering at two of our biggest events.
The Ryan Phua Memorial Kids’ Ride (June 9, 2019) is a unique athletic event for children 12 and under which raises money for cancer programs in our community by collecting pledges for the LIVESTRONG Foundation. Pen Velo has supported this event each year since 2004 by providing volunteers for setup, course marshaling, tear down as well as some pre-event activities. Ryan’s Ride is in its last year this year – let’s help it go out on a high note! About 50 PV volunteers are needed.
The Brisbane Criterium (June 22, 2019) is a fast-paced race held on a short course on Sierra Point Parkway and Marina Drive near the Brisbane Marina. The same course had previously been used as a part of the Pilarcitos Stage Race in the early 2000’s and the Sierra Point Criterium from 2004-2011. PV resurrected the race in 2018 with over 225 racers coming out to give it a try. It was such a success in its first year that we will again be hosting the race in 2019. About 105 PV volunteers are needed to put on this event.
REMINDER – All PV members in good standing must volunteer for at least one club event or position each year (see Club Rules). Volunteering at either (or both!) of these events will meet your volunteer obligation for 2019.
To volunteer, go to https://penvelo.org/volunteer/ and sign up!
If you have any questions about volunteering please click HERE to contact us.