Near the end of August the Special Olympics Montana will be hosting Ride for Respect, a 2 day charity event to support and benefit children and adults with disabilities. Ride for Respect is a fully supported ride featuring the spectacular scenery of South Central Montana, Yellowstone Park, Beartooth and Chief Joseph Highways.
For non-riders there will be Over the Edge, another supported event.
The ride begins in Billings on Wednesday August 22, 2012 at 8am and will travel along I-90 west to Livingston, south on the US-89S to the north entrance to Yellowstone National Park at Gardiner. From there they will venture across the northeast portion of Yellowstone Park and over the Beartooth Highway to Red Lodge. Day one will conclude at the Rock Creek Resort. Day two will take the riders up through the Beartooth highway and over the Chief Joseph Scenic Highway. Late afternoon on August 23rd the ride will end at the Alive After 5 another Special Olympics event called Over the Edge, this will be open to riders and non-riders alike.
To participate in the R4R riders will “easily” raise a minimum of $1000. All event details and online registration are available at www.somt.org.
To learn more about Special Olympics Montana or to receive information about volunteer or sponsorship opportunities, please visit the website listed above or call Special Olympics Montana at 1-800-242-6876.