This a community meetup where the Broward County SMART Ride community can share upcoming training rides, info sessions, and fundraisers. Be sure to visit the discussion board in the meetup group. You can find Q&A, SMART Ride tips, local team information, sales, and more.
What Is The SMART Ride?
The SMART Ride (Southern Most AIDS/HIV Ride Twenty-Fifteen) is a 2-day, 165 mile bike ride from Miami to Key West to raise money and awareness for HIV Direct services through-out the State of Florida. Riders raise a minimum of $1250 to participate with all funds being distributed directly to AIDS Service Organizations. SMART Ride is unique in that NONE of the money which is raised by the participants is used to pay for the logistics of the event but rather through corporate donations/sponsorships, registration fees and additional fundraising by the producing organization (TSR Adventures, Inc.) and the benefiting agencies the costs of the event are covered. The event has volunteers who work pit stops situated about every 10-15 miles along the route. The event is fully supported with water, ice, Gatorade, medical and bike techs, sweep and gear crews. In the last 12 years, The SMART Ride has raised over $6.4 Million for direct services for those infected by, at risk for or affected by HIV/AIDS throughout the State of Florida.