DENVER, Colo (CBS4) – The Venus de Miles is an all women bike ride that raises money for scholarships. It’s in its 10th year, and raises money for Greenhouse Scholars, an education based non-profit organization.

LINK: Register for Venus de Miles

Venus de Miles is a non-competitive event that welcomes women of all ages and athletic abilities. There are three routes to choose from, 33-miles, 64-miles, and 100-miles. About 1,500 women participate every year. It’s held at Prospect Park in Longmont.

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(credit Greenhouse Scholars)

All the money raised by the ride goes to Greenhouse Scholars, which provides help to under-resourced, high performing students. The organization helps young people from low-income families, who have often experienced challenges in life, to access and succeed in college.

venus de miles11 All Women Ride Raises Money For Scholars

Venus de Miles is Saturday, August 26th. Registration is open until 9 p.m. on Friday, August 25 and costs $95.


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