Event Registration: Minuteman Challenge
Sept. 6 - 13, 2014

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Cyclists will travel 425 miles on the roads of New England through five states in the 3rd Minuteman Challenge.  The ride will begin in Boston, MA; then travel through Providence, RI; Hartford and Danbury, CT; West Point and New York City, NY before finishing in Fort Lee, NJ.

High points of the Challenge include a stop at Gillette Stadium – home of the Patriots, a welcome on the streets of Hartford by thousands of UnitedHealthcare employees, a ride through West Point, lunch at the 9/11 Memorial in Rockland County and breakfast at Macy’s. Cyclists will enjoy both rural and city riding with plenty of hill climbing in Connecticut and New York. 

This ride will be limited to 200 participants with a minimum $3,000 fee. Your $75 registration fee is applied to your total fee. All healing heroes ride for free. There is an active duty Military or VA employee discount of 50% for full Challenge participants.
The full Challenge riders will receive a Ride 2 Recovery jersey, socks, and T-shirt. Your fee will also include hotel housing, limited rider support, luggage transportation (70lbs max), daily route guides, marked course, rest stops, snacks, meals. (Please note that participants are responsible for their own transportation to the ride start and from the ride finish.) There also may be night time entertainment on selected evenings.


Healing Heroes only: Your online registration does not guarantee your participation.  Participation is by invitation only.  Contact your R2R Project Manager for more information.

This ride is rated Category "A" (difficult)

Invitational criteria may be based on one or more of the following:

1. Category (difficulty) of the ride

2. Participant's ability to successfully complete the ride

3. Participant's past history on R2R Challenges

4. Participation in Project Hero or Strava

5. Fundraising

Registration is CLOSED


Ride 2 Recovery Minuteman Challenge September 6 - 13, 2014 - Boston, MA - Fort Lee, NJ 

ONE DAY RIDE - Ride 2 Recovery One Day Ride - Minuteman Challenge September 6 - 13, 2014 - If you cannot join us for the whole ride, but would like to join us for ANY One Day during the tour.


$75 - Standard One Day Ride: includes event t-shirt, mechanical support, hydration / snacks

$200 - DELUXE Rider package: includes event t-shirt, mechanical support, hydration/snacks, and a "goodie bag" with a water bottle, pair of R2R socks, and limited edition R2R event jersey

$450 - OVERNIGHT Deluxe Rider Package (subject to availability): includes event t-shirt, mechanical support, hydration / snacks, "goodie bag" with water bottle, pair of R2R socks, and limited edition R2R jersey.  Also includes Hotel stay at host hotel (DOUBLE OCCUPANCY) the night before the ride.  Dinner is also included with priority access to all nightly events.

$600 - OVERNIGHT Deluxe Rider Package with Transportation (subject to availability):  same as above, and after dinner, transportation will be provided back to the ride start.

If you are interested in one of these packages, please contact Juan Carlos Hernandez at juancarlos@ride2recovery.com




(Please note that the routes are subject to change)


Ride Schedule 2014 Ride Guide Minuteman Challenge:

Boston to Fort Lee, NJ - Minuteman Challenge September 6 - 13, 2014

6-Sept, Saturday, Day 0: Registration

7-Sept, Sunday, Day 1: Boston, MA - Providence, RI

8-Sept, Monday, Day 2: Providence, RI - Hartford, CT

9-Sept, Tuesday, Day 3: Hartford, CT - Danbury, CT

10-Sept, Wednesday, Day 4: Danbury, CT - Newburgh, NY

11-Sept, Thursday, Day 5: Newburgh, NY - NYC / Ft. Lee

12-Sept, Friday, Day 6: NYC / Ft. Lee - Ft. Lee

13-Sept, Saturday, Day 7: Depart home
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