Start your engines, HUNDO fans!
Our VIP legacy entry
period is about to close and with that benchmark on the horizon, it’s time
to spread the word to HUNDO loyalists like you; congratulations . . . you’re
marks the last day that our legacy riders can guarantee their spot – after
midnight tonight our remaining spots are offered on a first come first
served basis. As one of our many loyal riders we hope we can rely on you to
help spread the good word to any potential candidates. Public registration
while Legacy racers have until midnight tonight to exercise their guaranteed
View Legacy racers.
Our guess is that like
our board of directors, staff and volunteers, you’re deeply committed to one
(or several) of the many great organizations the HUNDO supports. To date
(and with YOUR help!) we’ve generated significant operating funds for;
The Colorado High
School Cycling League or "CO League" to many, a chapter of NICA (Nat’l
Interscholastic Cycling Association) where youth gain skills,
confidence, and a healthy lifestyle through interscholastic in
cross-country mountain biking competition in an inclusive and welcoming
COMBA – the Colorado
Mountain Bike Association, a non-profit dedicated to protecting and
improving mountain biking on the Front Range.
Trips For Kids
Denver/Boulder – dedicated to providing underserved, urban youth the
opportunity to experience the natural beauty of Colorado from the seat of a
Bailey Trails! – A
passionate group of local builders committed to enhancing and improving the
vast network of trails accessible from the Bailey area (just 26 minutes from
Denver we might add!)
On to the race and the
race details! Here’s a quick look at some of the changes we’ve made for 2014
including the fundraising tools we’ve developed to help each rider attain
their minimum donation requirement of $250.
As you know, your
commitment to the HUNDO or the inaugural 50-mile HUNDitO implies your
commitment to raise at least $250.
We’ve assembled several great tools for you to use to help you reach, and in
many cases exceed that goal.
fundraising page! Click the (HUNDO
Racers) link to find your name. Clicking on it will take you to
your official fundraising page complete with a link you can use to send to
your network of family and friends, making it easy for them to support your
Does your employer
offer a corporate matching program? We’ve got the information you need to
tap into this common resource. Just drop a note to
[email protected] and our new race director Mike McCormack
will reply with our Advance CO 501(c)(3) number and a sample donation letter
to make this strategy simple and painless for your and your community-minded
Hate fundraising but
love the course and the programs we underwrite? Write a check! It’s that
easy. The fundraising minimum is $250 . . . all of which you can underwrite
yourself via your fundraising page or by check at packet
Wanna know where you
stand? Here’s the latest
HUNDO Fundraising leader board. This list
reflects all rider fees and contributions.
Other Breaking News
Increased field size!
The USFS has upped
the allowed racer count due to our flawless record of leaving the course
clean, not impacting other trail users and marking the course early and
often so trail users in the area know to expect racers on the course on race
The Debut of the 50-mile HUNDitO
an effort to spread the awesomeness, we’ve added a 50-mile option for those
riders not quite up for the full HUNDO. Call it an appetizer, a preview, or
a plain awesome day in the saddle and come on out for the mini-version. The HUNDitO will offer
guaranteed spots to HUNDO legacy riders from last year, but remember, spots
are very limited and open registration begins TODAY. Want in? Hop to it!
National Endurance Series
is part of the National Ultra Endurance Series (NUE)
this year. We can expect to see some of the very best endurance riders from
across the country as they compete for the most prestigious endurance title
on the continent.
New and Improved Incentive Program
Look for full details
from our camp soon, but we’ve added several significant partners to our
incentive program. Riders can expect fantastic (and realistic to achieve!)
awards in recognition of their fundraising benchmarks. Look for apparel,
wheels, components, accessories and much much more to reward the HUNDO
STILL NEED TO REGISTER?
Attaboy/girl. We like
the fire in your belly! Head to our
registration page to get started! Registration/fundraising questions? [email protected].
Thank you. To all of
our wonderful sponsors and fabulous volunteers who help make this event
incredible and fun. And, most of all THANK YOU for racing the
and for your generous, charitable support of COMBA, Colorado High School
Cycling League, Trips for Kids and the Bailey Trails Foundation.
Board and Staff
Check out the 2013
video trailer – with the 2013 race theme song "Roller Coaster"
Here to view video. Watch for
the new video to be released soon!
Fundraising Letter (edit and send to your family and friends!)
Hi Family and Friends!
This year, I’m racing in
the Bailey HUNDO ( www.bailey100.com ) to raise money for these
Trips For Kids – offers
mountain biking opportunities to underserved youth and changes lives
"two wheels at a time"!
Colorado High School Cycling
League – a new resource for high school students around the state to be
exposed to the world of mountain bike racing–and developing the racers
Colorado Mountain Biking
Association – advocating for mountain biking in Colorado and building
awesome new trails with volunteers and community members.
The Bailey HUNDO is a 100
mile mountain bike race, which includes 50 miles of single track and over
10,000 feet of climbing.
The Bailey HUNDitO is a 50
mile mountain bike race, which includes 30 miles of single track and over
5,000 feet of climbing.
In short, a monster of a
ride. The race on June 14th,
which gives me the right amount of time to train for the event.
I hope you’ll considering
donating $25, $50, $100 or more to these great organizations
on my behalf. Your donation will help me to get out there and train harder.
Donating through this
website is simple, fast and totally secure. It is also the most efficient
way to support my fundraising efforts. You can find my link
Many thanks for your
support — and don’t forget to forward this to anyone who you think might
want to donate too!
Many thanks and wish me
luck – I hope to complete the race in under X hours.