Freeborn County Bike-A-Thon takes its final ride
Published 9:00 am Sunday, May 29, 2016
The Freeborn County Bike-A-Thon has came to an end after 44 years. During that time, riders have raised over $1.5 million for the American Cancer Society.
The final Bike-A-Thon had 84 numbered riders plus team riders on May 7. Thirty-three riders competed in the 100-mile race. The final riders in were 13 and arrived at 6:25 p.m. Ages of the participants ranged from a 10-year-old and 12-year-old brother and sister team to a 73-year-old man.
Les Anderson volunteered this year, maintaining his perfect record for volunteering at all 44 rides.
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Fourteen individuals received prizes for being the top fundraisers of the year. David Anderson was the top fundraiser, bringing in $3,630.50 in donations. He was followed by Bria Schrieber, who raised $1,365; and David Christenson, who raised $1,308.40.
Other prizewinners included Leon Bure, Jacob Moffitt, Glen Juveland, Steve Rothmier, Rachel Friedman, Richard Olson, Mike Bure, Becky Hopke, Donald Munden, Megan Thorson and Bill Webber.