Annual (formerly Big Walker Century Ride)
Saturday, June 20, 2015
7:30 a.m. **RAIN OR SHINE**
A fundraising event to support Helping Overcome Poverty's Existence, Inc.
The Big Pencil to Big Walker Charity Ride
(formerly the Big Walker Century Ride),
is a fundraising bike ride through the country lanes and scenic byways of
southwest Virginia. The ride begins near downtown Wytheville and the iconic
Wytheville Office Supply "Big Pencil" before
heading out through the pastoral counties of Wythe and Bland
with one, two or three climbs of Big Walker Mountain.
This year's ride
returns to the third Saturday in June and coincides with the kickoff of the
Hot air balloons may once again fly above the start of the ride and there will
be plenty to do in Wytheville afterwards! Click on the festival link above for
all the info.
Proceeds benefit HOPE, an umbrella human services organization delivering
housing and anti-poverty programs to the southwest Virginia counties of Wythe,
Bland, Carroll, Smyth and Grayson and the city of Galax. Click
to learn more about HOPE.
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