Team 242 and the David Browne Memorial Ride will bike into town Friday (June 29). To celebrate the ride’s 10th anniversary, Team 242, led by Andy Boryczka’98, is riding 1,800 miles in 18 days from Canada to the Gulf of Mexico. David Browne’95, who died of an undiagnosed heart condition less than three years after graduation, has been memorialized in friendship and fun by an ever-expanding group of bicycle riders who have raised more than $150,000 for the American Heart Association over the past 10 years.
Want to get involved? There are several ways:
Join the team for a day—ride from Madison to Beloit on June 29 (68 miles) for $60. The ride will depart La Baguette at 9 a.m.; contact Andy (firstname.lastname@example.org) for details.
Join the team for 8 miles—Depart from the Newark Road Prairie at 4 p.m. to ride to the Alumni House on Friday. No cost to ride, just RSVP to Ruth Vater—families and friends are welcome.
Rider welcome party—Join David’s parents, Patrick and Susan, at the Alumni House (613 College St.) for a festive barbeque to welcome the riders at 4:30 p.m.No cost, but please RSVP to Cassie Swanson by Wednesday (June 27) so we can prepare enough food.