February 27, 2017

A Place Where the Rain Stops and the Sun Shines

By Peter Nye My first experience with the Hole in the Wall Gang Camp was in early August of 1995 as a volunteer for a 10 day session. I learned within hours that the ground on which I was roaming was hallowed. I worked with the oldest kids that summer and the first camper I …

February 7, 2017

We Are Family! AngelRide’s First Flash Mob

By Lynn McCarthy The AngelRide family is super good at supporting and cheering each other on! So the first ever AngleRide flash mob was organized to cheer on Nancy Krupienski.  This was our chance to get a sense of how a HOP specialist might feel to make someone smile.  Nancy Krupienski is a Camper Mom and …

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January 6, 2017

AngelRide Blessings

By Donna Minotti In 2011, my work as a health and wellness professional brought me one to one of my greatest blessings – an opportunity to train a group of cyclists to participate in an annual event called AngelRide. A charity ride that focuses on raising dollars that will bring fun and a special kind …

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Angel Ride 2016 – A Magical Weekend!
June 22, 2016

Angel Ride 2016 – A Magical Weekend!

2016 was my first year as an Angel Rider. Let’s just say…It definitely won’t be my last. On Memorial Day Weekend I took to the roads with 600 cyclists and volunteers on a mission to help bring joy, fun and smiles to kids with serious illnesses by raising money for the Hole in the Wall …

June 2, 2016

AngelRide is Life-Changing

By Tommy Naples I’m writing this on Tuesday night, after finishing my first AngelRide over the Memorial Day weekend. I’m still trying to wrap my head around those two days, but I’m compelled to get these thoughts on paper. Let’s get the adjectives over with right away. Physical, exhausting, fun, memorable, meaningful, exciting, nervous, intimidating, …

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May 21, 2016

Must be AngelRide Magic

By Eoana Sturges It’s been a cold and rainy spring in Vermont and I just wasn’t feeling the energy on any of my training rides. Even when it warmed enough to take off a layer of insulation and I was hill training I just wasn’t finding my groove. Work and family stuff was particularly challenging …

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April 19, 2016

The Most Amazing Group

By Dana Bean AngelRiders are amazing. They train hard and fundraise. They ride a LOT of hills in whatever weather they can safely manage. Don’t get me wrong, they have a lot of fun doing it. They are positive, energized, excited people and I’m proud to be one of them. They are certainly amazing, but …

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February 10, 2016

Why Exactly is Michael Pfarr Doing This?

By Michael Pfarr I embarked on my first AngelRide expecting nothing more than a typical charity ride. What I got, instead, was a truly life-changing experience. Why are you doing this? Why did you decide to spend Memorial Day weekend on your bicycle? Wouldn’t it have been easier to just make a donation? If you’re …

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January 20, 2016

Warren Lieff’s Path to AngelRide

By Warren Lieff My path to AngelRide was not direct but has proven to be one of the most amazing journeys of my life. My passion for cycling didn’t happen until later in life and was the result of teaching my son Brandon how to ride. Our rides around the neighborhood grew to be longer …

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January 13, 2016

My Conspiracy Theory

By Lynn McCarthy I’ve been thinking about the good things in my life. Counting my blessings, giving gratitude, and acknowledging the gifts. Call it what you will. It’s a practice. Deepak Chopra reminds me, “Life isn’t good by itself; you must respond to it as good.” What if everyday feels like AngelRide – as though …