Year 1: 1996

  • 986 riders raise $101,018
  • Top fundraiser and top youth fundraiser: Katy DeGirolamo – $2,291
  • Top team: Neil’s Non-chalant Riders
  • New & Notable: The Ride debuts on an overcast Saturday morning in late June with 9-mile, 33-mile and 62.5-mile routes. Founder Mitch Flynn, co-chair John Farmelo, route designer John Houghtaling, and volunteer Sally Russell lead the small group that organizes the first event. News 4 Buffalo anchor Jacquie Walker is honorary chair.’
Pediatric patient Katy DeGirolamo was the top fundraiser in The Ride’s first year.
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