2018 RIDEMN1


The Annual Minnesota Crossing For a Good Cause!


2018 Registration Opens January 15th
Limited to 30 Riders



Almost everyone’s life is touched by cancer in one way or another. Great strides have been and are being made in combating these diseases. It is the objective of this organization to support these continued efforts by providing a healthy fundraising event that is geared to the participants while involving all communities.

2018 Fundraising Ride 

This year’s ride shall traverse a path starting in Brown’s Valley MN and ending in Taylors Falls MN. The Ride begins on Sunday, September 9th and ends on Friday, September 14th. The route is West to East. Beginning in on the South Dakota border and ending in Taylors Falls on the Wisconsin Border. Exact route details are still being planned.  Please check back in early 2018 for more information.

Routes Info & Dates 

September 9th, 2018 – September 14th, 2018

Date Day Ride Expected Miles Direct Milage
09/09/17 Sun Browns Valley To Morris 57 53 miles direct
09/10/17 Mon Morris To Alexandria 50 44 miles direct
09/11/17 Tues Alexandria To Pirez 75 67 miles direct
09/12/17 Wed Pierz To Isle 45 43 miles direct
09/13/17 Thurs Isle To Cambridge 60 56 miles direct
09/14/17 Fri Cambridge To Taylors Falls 40/60 32 miles direct

Proposed Route

Route is Browns Valley/Morris/Alexandria/Pierz/Isle/Cambridge/Taylors Falls
The map will be updated when the route is finalized!


  • RideMN1 will provide 17 meals and tenting facilities for each Rider. Riders may choose other accommodations (motel, RV, other) and other dining facilities, but no Entry Fee reduction will be made.
  • RideMN1 will NOT be offering a ‘Motel Option’ for 2018. Riders who prefer not to camp should make their own arrangements.  There are numerous motels available at each location.
  • We will transport up to 100lb per Rider.
  • Riders must provide their own transportation to the starting point in Browns Valley as well as the conclusion of the ride in Taylors Falls.
  • Cancel on or before 5/1  Cancellation Fee    $25               Refund Amount $475
    Cancel on or before 6/1  Cancellation Fee   $100             Refund Amount $400
    Cancel on or before 7/1  Cancellation Fee   $250             Refund Amount $250
    Cancel on or before 8/1  Cancellation Fee   $350             Refund Amount $150
  • A signed waiver form at the event start is required. To expedite check-in, please download the attached waiver form, read and sign – we will have extras available at check-in.   

For more information please contact RideMN1 directly at ridemn1@gmail.com or (218) 678-2194.


We appreciate all those who give their time to our event.  You will have a great time, and we thank you for your commitment to help make the event a success.  We couldn’t do it without you!

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