President’s Message Oct 2016

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Well, I haven’t had a very good start this year at keeping riders and potential riders aware of the latest news by way of my President’s messages.  I was waiting for this new website to get up and running.  As these sorts of things go, we didn’t get it online quite as quickly as we would have liked.  It seems … Read More

President’s Message Apr 2016

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Greetings RFTW! April. The clock is ticking. Are you ready? No, I mean Really Ready? All over the country the RFTW Family is “Getting Ready to Get Ready.” I would like to take this opportunity to challenge You to take a hard look at Your readiness. To participate in the 10 day journey across our great country you need degrees … Read More

President’s Message Jan 2016

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Greetings RFTW! I hope you all had a joyous holiday season and your New Year is starting off Great! As most of you know all plans for RFTW 2016 are well down the action path. Registration is open, hotels are set, fuel stops identified, leadership teams are being fine-tuned, and all over the country the RFTW Family is making plans … Read More

President’s Message Oct 2015

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Greetings RFTW Riders and Friends! Well, here we are well down the path to 2016 Runs! The Route Coordinators have been hard at work arranging their teams to create Safe, Healing, and Mission-Aligned Runs along the three Routes. The RFTW Board or Directors has been meeting regularly (both in person and via monthly conference calls) to assist the Route Coordinators … Read More

President’s Message May 2015

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MAY 7TH A WEEK AWAY—AND A WAKE UP. MISSION FIRST “We Ride for Those Who Can’t” — six simple words with a very deep and wide meaning. You first-timers, or “FNG’s” as you will be known until reaching The Wall, should be prepared to laugh, to cry, to have your breath taken away and to be humbled. “We Ride for … Read More

President’s Message Apr 2015

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Whoa! 30 days to kickstand up… Take a minute and go over these “do’s” and “don’ts”: DO be prepared to laugh, to cry, to have your breath taken away and to be humbled. DO pack and re-pack your bikes at least twice over the next 4 weeks. DO start hydrating NOW. DO realize that there are volunteers ALL THE WAY … Read More

President’s Message Feb 2015

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It is just over 100 days until we begin our Mission for 2015. I want to welcome back our many RFTW-experienced riders. You are the glue and the safety net for our many FNG’s each year. You each have your reasons and needs for riding this Run, you each feel the responsibility and the healing and give support to each … Read More

President’s Message Jan 2015

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Happy New Year! I am writing to communicate the latest info for the Kick-Off and Arrival Hotel Booking info. You can book your ONTARIO and ARLINGTON rooms NOW! The Route Coordinators will communicate the Hotel lists for the routes (CENTRAL and MIDWAY already have- thanks Don and Billy!) STONEY and CJ need to get theirs up yet, I believe they … Read More

President’s Message Dec 2014

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I have seen a flurry of activity through the website registration tab. I believe we are approaching the two hundred pre-registered mark and it isn’t even Mid-December yet!! I believe I can assure everyone that the online pre-registration is OPEN. Let’s check ’em off together: Ontario Host Hotel communicated – ONTARIO RADISSON AIRPORT, Ontario, CA √ Ontario Launch site chosen … Read More

President’s Message Oct 2014

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Almost feel panic as every week goes by, as every month goes by. Almost feel elation as the mental countdown clock tics away towards another Run drawing near. ‘Elation’ as the Mission beckons and ‘Panic’ as I realize the magnitude of what we are about to pull off and I watch all of the flurry of activity going on behind … Read More