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We have made the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 Ride – We hope you will join us on June 12, 2021
The organizations we support still desperately need your help – Please consider making an online donation by clicking here

32 Mile

Russian River Valley (RRV)

The 32 mile route is a leisurely ride through oak-studded farmland and rolling vineyards. With minimal elevation gain and lots of shady trees, it is an ideal route for recreational cyclists. Starting at Church of the Incarnation, you will follow the historic Old Redwood Highway on mostly level ground up to Airport Blvd. You’ll head west and then south through vineyards, low hills, and the floodplain of the Russian River. From Forestville you will proceed south through vineyards and old apple orchards to the rest stop in Graton. Return to Santa Rosa via the West County Trail and Santa Rosa Creek Trail.

45 Mile

Russian River Valley (RRV)

The 45 mile family route makes a loop through the beautiful plains and rolling hills of the Russian River Valley. Follow the historic Old Redwood Highway north on mostly level ground into Healdsburg. From Westside Road head south and enjoy sweeping views of the Russian River floodplain to your left. You’ll cross over the Russian River on the scenic single-lane Wohler Bridge and proceed through the redwoods, vineyards and apples along Vine Hill Road to historic Graton. Return to Santa Rosa via the West County Trail and Santa Rosa Creek Trail.

100 km

Alexander Valley and RRV

The 100 kilometer ride is perfect for the avid cyclist who wants a beautiful and challenging ride with plenty of time to make it back for the Incarnation 100’s famous after party.

Follow the historic Old Redwood Highway on mostly level ground from Santa Rosa, through Larkfield-Wikiup heading east on Faught Road towards Alexander Valley. Take your first climbing challenge on Chalk Hill and then descend into Jimtown. Head west via Lytton Station and Lytton Springs Road into Dry Creek Valley. Cross historic Lambert Bridge and proceed south down the valley. Enjoy sweeping views of the Russian River floodplain to your left. Follow Westside Road to its end at River Road and watch as vineyards and oak trees transition into towering redwoods. From River Road climb up a hidden valley on Martinelli Road into the town of Forestville. Take the West County Trail through Green Valley, famous for its apple production, to the historic town of Graton. Return to Santa Rosa via Occidental Road and the Santa Rosa Creek Trail.

 

88 Mile

Alexander Valley and RRV + Asti Loop

Perfect for the dedicated rider looking for a beautiful and challenging ride with some additional mileage and climbing.

Follow the historic Old Redwood Highway on mostly level ground from Santa Rosa, through Larkfield-Wikiup heading east on Faught Road towards Alexander Valley. Take your first climbing challenge on Chalk Hill and then descend into Jimtown. Head west via Lytton Station and Lytton Springs Road into Dry Creek Valley.

For your bonus loop, cross historic Lambert Bridge and head north on West Dry Creek Road, crossing Yoakim Bridge making your way north to Dutcher Creek Road. Climb your way east to the township of Asti through oaks and vineyards. At Asti, enjoy rolling ups and downs on Asti Road as you continue south viewing vineyards and Cobb mountain to your east. At Canyon Road, head west back towards Dry Creek Road to complete your bonus mile loop.

TReturn to Yoakim Bridge for the second time heading west. Proceed south down the valley on West Dry Creek Road and enjoy sweeping views of the Russian River floodplain to your left. Follow Westside Road to its end at River Road and watch as vineyards and Oak trees transition into towering redwoods. From River Road climb up a hidden valley on Martinelli Road into the town of Forestville. Take the West County Trail through Green Valley, famous for its apple production, to the historic town of Graton. Return to Santa Rosa via Occidental Road and the Santa Rosa Creek Trail.

 

Programs that Benefit

The Living Room

For 25 years, The Living Room has been the only center in Sonoma County that specifically serves homeless and at-risk women and their children, providing participants with a place to be during the day when overnight shelters are closed, as well as hot meals, a computer center, daily necessities such as toothbrushes and shampoo and community referrals and on-site counselors. The Mother and Child program provides a safe place for Moms to bring their children and to receive training on parenting. It is a critical place for women who are on the verge of becoming homeless, as well as the first place that many newly homeless turn to for relief and referral guidance.
A majority of the women have suffered from exposure to domestic violence and have experienced either physical or sexual assault. The Living Room provides a supportive place to heal.

More than 900 individual participants are served annually. An average of 70-80 participants receive services every day Monday-Friday. This includes approximately 20-30 children and their mothers who attend the Mother and Child Program. A nourishing breakfast and a hot lunch is prepared and served by our volunteers – about 2,000 meals are served per month.

Check out our website for more information: www.thelivingroomsc.org

Sunday Open Table

At 6:00am every Sunday, over 100 hungry guests from Santa Rosa’s needy street community are welcomed to a safe respite and smile, hot coffee, cereals, and a nutritious breakfast buffet at ‘Sunday Open Table.’  Volunteers also provide a take-away bag lunch.  Donated toiletries and clothing are available.

You can find more information on their website: www.incarnationsantarosa.org/open-table.

St. Andrew’s Food Kitchen

Since 2003, the St. Andrew’s Food Pantry has provided bags of groceries including fresh fruit and vegetables to families in need every Tuesday. St. Andrews serves the Russian River community extending to Jenner. In 2018, the pantry distributed 6,760 boxes of groceries and many tons of fresh fruit and vegetables, serving an average of 130 households. In addition, the Pantry offers free hot dinners the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month, and served 20,280 individual meals in 2018. On top of that, the program provides guests with free clothing, including warm jackets and coats in winter. About 4000 volunteer hours go into the program each year.

 

 

A Big THANK YOU to our Sponsors!

Sponsorship opportunities for the 2020 ride are available. Please contact sponsor@incarnation100.org for more information or click here to make a sponsorship online.

2019 sponsors:

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