Saturday, September 19, 2015
Various race times from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Award Ceremony and 20th Anniversary Celebration begins approximately 4:45
Location: Ganaraska Forest Centre – 10585 Cold Springs Camp Rd, Port Hope – Hwy 28 to County Road 9
We invite you to join us for the 20th Anniversary celebration of “Paul’s Dirty Enduro.” This mountain bike event is held annually in the Ganaraska Forest Centre. The event is a fundraiser and mental health awareness event for the Canadian Mental Health Association – Haliburton, Kawartha and Pine Ridge (CMHA HKPR) in partnership with the Rush family and Bloomfield Bicycle Company.
Each year hundreds of cyclists gather pledges and take part in this amazing event to raise money and awareness for education related to Mental Health and particularly suicide prevention. This annual event is a celebration of the life of Paul Rush, a young man who lived with mental illness, who sadly took his own life at the age of 34. Now, many years later, his friends and family along with 100’s of members of the cycling community gather to take part in 15, 30 and 60 and 100K routes in this non-competitive event.
Over the past 20 years, there has been over $200,000 raised at this event. These funds are critical to our programs and services. We hope you can join us to see one of the races begin or to join in the award celebration. Chili Dinner included!